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Niger - Enterprise Survey 2005-2009-2017

The documented dataset covers Enterprise Survey (ES) panel data collected in Niger in 2005, 2009 and 2016, as part of Africa Enterprise Surveys rollout, an initiative of the World Bank. The objective of the survey is to obtain feedback from enterprises on the state of the private sector as well as to help in building a panel of enterprise data that will make it possible to track changes in the business environment over time, thus allowing, for example, impact assessments of reforms. Through interviews with firms in the manufacturing and services sectors, the survey assesses the constraints...

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Mapping of South Asian Cities - Colombo, Chittagong, Jalalabad, and Karachi

Land cover/land use (LCLU) structure, distribution, changes, change flows structure, and extension of urban areas (potential slums) for the two reference periods: 1999-2001 and 2012-2014, for the four cities: Colombo, Chittagong, Jalalabad, and Karachi.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

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South Africa - Early Learning Outcomes Measure 2016

This dataset consists of early learning development data collected using the Early Learning Outcomes Measure (ELOM) assessment tool. The ELOM was developed on behalf of Innovation Edge by Andrew Dawes, Linda Biersteker, Elizabeth Girdwood, Matthew Snelling and Colin Tedoux. Prior to the development of this tool, there was no validated South African instrument for measuring programme performance against early learning development standards. The ELOM is an age-normed, standardised instrument for use with children in two age groups: 50-59 months and 60-69 months. The tool covers both direct...

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South Africa - Mortality and Causes of Death 2015

This dataset contains statistics on deaths in South Africa in 2015. The registration of deaths in South Africa is regulated by the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 51 of 1992. The South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is responsible for the registration of deaths in South Africa. The data is collected with two instruments: The death register (DHA-1663A) and the medical certificate in respect of death (DHS-1663B).The staff of the DHA Registrar of Deaths section fills in the former while the medical practitioner attending to the death completes the latter. Causes of death are...

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South Africa - Quality of Life Survey IV 2015-2016

The Gauteng City-Region Observatory (GCRO) was established in 2008 as a partnership between the University of Johannesburg (UJ), the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the Gauteng Provincial Government (GPG), with municipalities in Gauteng also represented. The objective of the GCRO is to inform policy in various spheres of the Gauteng government with data on the quality of the lives of people who live in Guateng. The Quality of Life Survey IV was conducted in 2015 and 2016.

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Trinidad and Tobago - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2011

The Trinidad and Tobago Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey (MICS) was conducted from November to December 2011 by the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services and Central Statistical Office in collaboration with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), as part of the global MICS4 programme. Technical and financial support was provided by UNICEF. MICS provides up-to-date information on the situation of children and women and measures key indicators that allow countries to monitor progress towards the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and other internationally agreed upon...

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Markets and Competition OECD-WBG PMR indicators for selected LAC countries (2013-2016)

Product Market Regulation (PMR) indicators assess the extent to which public policies promote or inhibit market forces in several areas of product markets. Each of the areas addressed within the PMR methodology sheds light on specific restrictions of the regulatory framework both economy-wide and in key sectors of the economy on twelve topics: electricity; gas; telecom; post; transport; water; retail distribution; professional services; other sectors; administrative requirements for business start-ups; treatment of foreign parties; and others, such as governance of public-controlled...

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South Africa - Community-Level Social Dynamics Survey 2016-2017

Freedom House South Africa commissioned Social Surveys Africa to implement the Community Level Social Dynamics Survey. The survey was designed to support the intervention "Combatting Drivers of Xenophobic Violence programme," implemented by Freedom House South Africa and partners in 16 communities across South Africa. The survey in ten communities aimed to improve understanding of the factors contributing to social cohesion. It was part of a larger research programme which included in-depth qualitative case studies of all 16 communities.

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South Africa - Labour Market Dynamics in South Africa 2016

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years or older who live in South Africa. Since 2008, StatsSA have produced an annual dataset based on the QLFS data, "Labour Market Dynamics in South Africa". The dataset is constructed using data from all all four QLFS datasets in the year. The dataset also includes a number of variables (including income) that are not available in any of the QLFS datasets from 2010.

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South Africa - Domestic Tourism Survey 2016

Statistics South Africa collects data on foreign tourism from the South African Department of Home Affairs. Data on domestic tourism is also needed to measure its contribution to the national economy. The Domestic Tourism Survey (DTS) is aimed at addressing this need by collecting data on the travel behaviour and expenditure of South African residents travelling within and outside the borders of South Africa. This survey provides data on domestic tourism activity during the period January to December 2014.

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South Africa - Domestic Tourism Survey 2015

Statistics South Africa collects data on foreign tourism from the South African Department of Home Affairs. Data on domestic tourism is also needed to measure its contribution to the national economy. The Domestic Tourism Survey (DTS) is aimed at addressing this need by collecting data on the travel behaviour and expenditure of South African residents travelling within and outside the borders of South Africa. This survey provides data on domestic tourism activity during the period January to December 2014.

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South Africa - Quarterly Labour Force Survey 2017

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years or older who live in South Africa.

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Malawi - Integrated Household Living Conditions Survey 2010-2011 ; Subset for Machine Learning Comparative Assessment Project

This dataset contains a set of data files used as input for a World Bank research project (empirical comparative assessment of machine learning algorithms applied to poverty prediction). The objective of the project was to compare the performance of a series of classification algorithms. The dataset contains variables at the household, individual, and community levels. The variables selected to serve as potential predictors in the machine learning models are all qualitative variables (except for the household size). Information on household consumption is included, but in the form of dummy...

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South Africa - Quarterly Labour Force Survey 2017

The Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS) is a household-based sample survey conducted by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA). It collects data on the labour market activities of individuals aged 15 years or older who live in South Africa.

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Mongolia - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2016

This Child Development Survey (Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey) provides valuable information on assessing the implication of children and women rights in Nalaikh district and gives statistically sound and internationally comparable data essential for developing evidence-based policies and programmes, and for monitoring progress towards local government goals and commitments. OBJECTIVES The CDS 2016 in Nalaikh district has following primary objectives: - To provide up-to-date information for assessing the situation of children, women and men in Nalaikh district; - To collect...

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Mongolia - Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey 2012

The Child development survey (or MICS) 2012 provides valuable information on the situation of children, women and men in Nalaikh district, for measuring fulfilment of their rights. It was based largely on the needs to monitor progress towards goals and targets, pertinent to recent international agreements: The Millennium Declaration, adopted by all 191 United Nations Member States in September 2000, and the Plan of Action of A World Fit For Children, adopted by 189 Member States at the United Nations Special Session on Children in May 2002. Both of these commitments build upon promises...

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Tuvalu - Meteorologic and Oceanographic Conditions

This dataset is for an area from Vanuatu to Samoa between 2007 and 2012, mapping meteorologic and oceaonographic conditions.
Meteorologic parameters include: Hurricanes, wave heights, air temperature, and wind fields.
Oceanographic parameters include: Chlorophyll-a concentration of case 1 and 2 waters (CHL), total suspended matter (TSM), water transparency, sea surface temperature.
Yearly averages and seasonal averages are considered. Wet season is considered from November to April, dry season is considered from May to October. Maps highlight the possible link between...

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Papua New Guinea - Roads, Land Use Land Cover, and Forest Cover Change

This dataset provides the following parameters for Papua New Guinea:
1. Forest Cover Change map 2005-2009-2011 for Oro project area. This map shows secondary and primary forest cover, non-forest, and water, with deforestation for the periods 2005-2009 and 2009-2011.
2. Land Cover map 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. These maps provide a detailed picture of key land cover types including forest, wetlands, shrubland, settlements and oil palm.
3. Roads dataset 2011 for Oro and West New Britain project areas. This dataset provides an updated road network layer...

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Mozambique Channel - Coral Reef and Oil Spill Mapping

This dataset provides coral reef habitat mapping (detailed geomorphological zonation) and change detection maps spanning 2000-2011.
First data output is: Oil spills monitored twice a week during 6 months (from July 1st to January 3rd 2011) leading to a total of 324 products (in netcdf/cdf formats along with png snapshots), including:
Chlorophyll concentration, Low-Res Sea Surface Temperature, Hi-Res Sea Surface Temperature, Total Suspended Matter, Water Transparency and Significant Wave Height.
Second data output is: Assessment of coral reef health and evolution focusing...

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Caribbean Islands - Digital Elevation Model

Digital Elevation Model (DEM) for St. Lucia, Grenada and Belize.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

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Caribbean Islands - Landslide Inventory and Hazard Map

Landslide Inventory and Hazard Mapping for St. Lucia and Grenada.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

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Caribbean Islands - Land Use Land Cover (LULC)

Land Use/Land Cover Mapping including water bodies, rivers and streams, for St. Lucia, Grenada, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines.

This dataset is one of the products produced under the 2014-2016 World Bank (WBG) - European Space Agency (ESA) partnership, and is published in the partnership report: Earth Observation for Sustainable Development, June 2016.

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Sierra Leone - World Bank Group Country Survey 2016

The Country Opinion Survey in Sierra Leone assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Sierra Leone perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Sierra Leone on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in Sierra Leone; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Sierra Leone; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and...

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Congo, Dem. Rep. - World Bank Group Country Survey 2016

The Country Opinion Survey in Democratic Republic of the Congo assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in DRC perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in DRC on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in DRC; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in DRC; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information...

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Thailand - World Bank Group Country Survey 2016

The Country Opinion Survey in Thailand assists the World Bank Group (WBG) in gaining a better understanding of how stakeholders in Thailand perceive the WBG. It provides the WBG with systematic feedback from national and local governments, multilateral/bilateral agencies, media, academia, the private sector, and civil society in Thailand on: 1) Their views regarding the general environment in Thailand; 2) Their overall attitudes toward the WBG in Thailand; 3) Overall impressions of the WBG’s effectiveness and results, knowledge work and activities, and communication and information sharing...

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