Global Financial Development

The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 206 economies. The database includes measures of (1) size of financial institutions and markets (financial depth), (2) degree to which individuals can and do use financial services (access), (3) efficiency of financial intermediaries and markets in intermediating resources and facilitating financial transactions (efficiency), and (4) stability of financial institutions and markets (stability).For a complete description of the dataset and a discussion of the underlying literature, see: Martin Cihak; Asli Demirguc-Kunt; Erik Feyen; and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Acronym: 
GFDD
Type: 
Time Series

Subscription

Subscription: 
Yes
Topics: 
Economic Growth
Financial Sector Development
Economy Coverage: 
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Languages Supported: 
English
Number of Economies: 
206
Geographical Coverage: 
World
East Asia & Pacific
Australia
Brunei Darussalam
Cambodia
China
Fiji
French Polynesia
Hong Kong SAR, China
Indonesia
Japan
Kiribati
Korea, Dem. People's Rep.
Korea, Rep.
Lao PDR
Macao SAR, China
Malaysia
Marshall Islands
Mongolia
Myanmar
New Caledonia
New Zealand
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Samoa
Singapore
Solomon Islands
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Tonga
Tuvalu
Vanuatu
Vietnam
Europe & Central Asia
Albania
Andorra
Armenia
Austria
Azerbaijan
Belarus
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic
Denmark
Estonia
Faroe Islands
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Isle of Man
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kyrgyz Republic
Latvia
Liechtenstein
Lithuania
Luxembourg
Macedonia, FYR
Moldova
Monaco
Montenegro
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Romania
Russian Federation
San Marino
Serbia
Slovak Republic
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
Turkey
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uzbekistan
Latin America & Caribbean
Antigua and Barbuda
Aruba
Argentina
Bahamas, The
Barbados
Belize
Bolivia
Brazil
Cayman Islands
Chile
Costa Rica
Colombia
Cuba
Curaçao
Dominica
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Grenada
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Suriname
Trinidad and Tobago
Uruguay
Venezuela, RB
Middle East & North Africa
Algeria
Bahrain
Egypt, Arab Rep.
Djibouti
Iraq
Iran, Islamic Rep.
Israel
Jordan
Kuwait
Lebanon
Libya
Malta
Morocco
Oman
Qatar
Saudi Arabia
Syrian Arab Republic
United Arab Emirates
Tunisia
Yemen, Rep.
Bermuda
Canada
United States
South Asia
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Pakistan
Nepal
Maldives
Sri Lanka
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Burundi
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Côte d'Ivoire
Ethiopia
Eritrea
Equatorial Guinea
Gabon
Gambia, The
Ghana
Guinea
Guinea-Bissau
Kenya
Lesotho
Liberia
Madagascar
Malawi
Mali
Mauritania
Mauritius
Mozambique
Namibia
Niger
Nigeria
Rwanda
São Tomé and Principe
Seychelles
Senegal
Sierra Leone
Somalia
South Africa
South Sudan
Sudan
Swaziland
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
WB Project ID: 
NA
Access Options:
Query Tool, Download, API Documentation
Temporal Coverage: 
1960 - 2015

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Annually
Release Date: 
September 12, 2012

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
June 12, 2017
Disclosure Risk: 
NA

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Data source: Global Financial Development Database (GFDD), The World Bank. Methodology citation: Martin ?ih¡k, Asl? Demirg?-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 206 economies. The database includes measures of (1) size of financial institutions and markets (financial depth), (2) degree to which individuals can and do use financial services (access), (3) efficiency of financial intermediaries and markets in intermediating resources and facilitating financial transactions (efficiency), and (4) stability of financial institutions and markets (stability).For a complete description of the dataset and a discussion of the underlying literature, see: Martin Cihak; Asli Demirguc-Kunt; Erik Feyen; and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Dataset Info

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FieldValue
Modified Date
2018-02-13
Release Date
December 31,1969
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64022
License
License Not Specified
Temporal Coverage
Temporal Coverage: 
1960 - 2015
Rating: 
0
No votes yet
Acronym: 
GFDD
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Disclaimer: 
NA
Economy Coverage: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
206
Update Frequency: 
Disclosure Risk: 
NA
Is this dataset a subscription: 
Yes
Update Schedule: 
Fall
Geographical Coverage: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
WB Project ID: 
NA
Translated Title: 
NA
Start Date: 
Friday, January 1, 1960
End Date: 
Thursday, December 31, 2015
DEC
Programatic Region: 
Release Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Last Updated Date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017
Granularity: 
Citation Text: 
Data source: Global Financial Development Database (GFDD), The World Bank. Methodology citation: Martin ?ih¡k, Asl? Demirg?-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.
Modified date: 
17328
Primary Dataset: 
Yes
Source: 

Data source: Global Financial Development Database (GFDD), The World Bank. Methodology citation: Martin ?ih¡k, Asl? DemirgŸ-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

Source: 

Data source: Global Financial Development Database (GFDD), The World Bank. Methodology citation: Martin ?ih¡k, Asl? DemirgŸ-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.

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