Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean

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This web site includes statistics on poverty and other distributional and social variables from 25 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. All statistics are computed from microdata of the main household surveys carried out in these countries using a homogenous methodology (data permitting). SEDLAC allows users to monitor the trends in poverty and other distributional and social indicators in the region. The database is available in the form of brief reports, charts and electronic Excel tables with information for each country/year. In addition, the website visitor can carry out dynamic searches online.

Acronym: 
SEDLAC
Type: 
Time Series
Topics: 
Education
Poverty
Social Protection and Labor
Economy Coverage: 
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Languages Supported: 
English
Number of Economies: 
24
Geographical Coverage: 
Latin America & Caribbean
Access Options:
Query Tool
Temporal Coverage: 
1974 - 2016

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Biannually
Release Date: 
April 28, 2011

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
May 29, 2018
Disclaimer: 
NA
Disclosure Risk: 
NA
Data Notes: 
In each period the sample of countries represents more than 97% of LAC total population. The database mainly covers the 1990s and 2000s, although we also present information for previous decades in a few countries. Statistics are updated periodically.

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SEDLAC (CEDLAS and The World Bank) or "Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS and The World Bank)".

This web site includes statistics on poverty and other distributional and social variables from 25 Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries. All statistics are computed from microdata of the main household surveys carried out in these countries using a homogenous methodology (data permitting). SEDLAC allows users to monitor the trends in poverty and other distributional and social indicators in the region. The database is available in the form of brief reports, charts and electronic Excel tables with information for each country/year. In addition, the website visitor can carry out dynamic searches online.

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Modified Date
2019-06-19
Release Date
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
90a34ea4-8a5c-11e6-ae22-56b6b64064
Temporal Coverage

1974 - 2016

License
License Not Specified
Contact Email
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Acronym: 
SEDLAC
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Disclaimer: 
NA
Economy Coverage: 
Terms of Use: 
Number of Economies: 
24
Update Frequency: 
Disclosure Risk: 
NA
Is this dataset a subscription: 
No
Update Schedule: 
Fall and Spring
Geographical Coverage: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Translated Title: 
NA
Source Type: 
Start Date: 
Tuesday, January 1, 1974
End Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
GPV
Programatic Region: 
Release Date: 
Thursday, April 28, 2011
Last Updated Date: 
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Granularity: 
Data Notes: 
In each period the sample of countries represents more than 97% of LAC total population. The database mainly covers the 1990s and 2000s, although we also present information for previous decades in a few countries. Statistics are updated periodically.
Citation Text: 
SEDLAC (CEDLAS and The World Bank) or "Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS and The World Bank)".
Modified date: 
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SEDLAC (CEDLAS and The World Bank) or "Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS and The World Bank)".

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SEDLAC (CEDLAS and The World Bank) or "Socio-Economic Database for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEDLAS and The World Bank)".

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