Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators

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The Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators (WWBI) is a dataset on public sector employment and wages that can help researchers and development practitioners gain a better understanding of the personnel dimensions of state capability, the footprint of the public sector on the overall labor market, and the fiscal implications of the government wage bill. The WWBI aim to fill the gap in information on the personnel of the state by providing more objective measures drawing on administrative data and household surveys, thereby complementing existing, expert perception-based approaches.

Acronym: 
WWBI
Type: 
Time Series
Topics: 
Economic Growth
Jobs
Public Sector Management
Economy Coverage: 
Blend
High Income
IBRD
IDA
Low Income
Lower Middle Income
Upper Middle Income
Languages Supported: 
English
Number of Economies: 
115
Geographical Coverage: 
Cambodia
China
Mongolia
Palau
Papua New Guinea
Philippines
Solomon Islands
Thailand
Timor-Leste
Vietnam
Albania
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Estonia
Finland
France
Georgia
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Ireland
Italy
Kazakhstan
Kosovo
Luxembourg
Moldova
Montenegro
Poland
Romania
Russian Federation
Serbia
Slovenia
Tajikistan
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
Uzbekistan
Argentina
Bolivia
Brazil
Chile
Costa Rica
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Ecuador
El Salvador
Guatemala
Haiti
Honduras
Jamaica
Mexico
Nicaragua
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Puerto Rico
Uruguay
Venezuela, RB
Egypt, Arab Rep.
Djibouti
Jordan
Lebanon
Morocco
West Bank and Gaza
Tunisia
Canada
United States
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
Pakistan
Nepal
Maldives
Sri Lanka
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Burkina Faso
Cabo Verde
Cameroon
Central African Republic
Chad
Comoros
Congo, Dem. Rep.
Congo, Rep.
Ethiopia
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
South Africa
Eswatini
Tanzania
Togo
Uganda
Zambia
Zimbabwe
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Access Options:
API Documentation, Query Tool, Download
Temporal Coverage: 
2003 - 2016

Update Frequency

Update Frequency: 
Annually
Release Date: 
December 3, 2018

Harvest Source

Harvest Source: 
Indicators API

Harvest Source ID

Harvest Source ID: 
64

Last Updated

Last Updated: 
December 3, 2018
Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators, The World Bank

The Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators (WWBI) is a dataset on public sector employment and wages that can help researchers and development practitioners gain a better understanding of the personnel dimensions of state capability, the footprint of the public sector on the overall labor market, and the fiscal implications of the government wage bill. The WWBI aim to fill the gap in information on the personnel of the state by providing more objective measures drawing on administrative data and household surveys, thereby complementing existing, expert perception-based approaches.

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Modified Date
2019-02-06
Release Date
Periodicity
Annual
Identifier
36b6d03c-640d-481e-8e49-7850311ab05a
Temporal Coverage

2003 - 2016

License
License Not Specified
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Acronym: 
WWBI
Type: 
Languages Supported: 
Number of Economies: 
115
Update Frequency: 
Data Classification of a Dataset: 
Start Date: 
Wednesday, January 1, 2003
End Date: 
Saturday, December 31, 2016
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Programatic Region: 
Release Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
Last Updated Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
External Contact Email: 
Granularity: 
Harvest Source: 
Harvest Source ID: 
64
Citation Text: 
Worldwide Bureaucracy Indicators, The World Bank
Modified date: 
17868
Primary Dataset: 
Yes

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