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World Development Report 2021 - Figure 2.4

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The figure shows the share of countries (%) classified by income group, region, and FCS status that use comparable poverty data points. According to the assessment of the Open Data Inventory, 40 percent of countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have at least three comparable estimates of extreme poverty.
Note: Only those economies with at least one international poverty estimate are included. FCS status refers to the World Bank’s “Classification of Fragile and Conflict-Affected Situations”.
Main Source: PovcalNet is an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the...

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Figure B2.3.1

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Gaps in sex-disaggregated data related to the COVID-19 pandemic are pervasive, causing knowledge of the gender impacts of the pandemic to be incomplete.
In March 2020, only 61 percent of reported COVID-19 cases were disaggregated by sex, and these data were provided by 26 countries. By November 2020, reporting had grown to 80 countries, but the proportion still stood at 60 percent. The reporting was irregular throughout 2020.

Main Sources:
Global Health 50/50, University College London, COVID-19 Sex-Disaggregated Data Tracker (database).
Global Change Data Lab,...

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Figure B5.1.1

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The dataset includes data on ICT graduates by gender (as a percentage of total graduates) and ICT professionals by income group (as a percentage of total professionals).

Panel a: ICT graduates, by gender

Panel b: ICT professionals, by country income group

Figure Note: For ICT graduates, panel a presents the latest available data between 2015 and 2018 for 120 economies. For ICT professionals, panel b plots the latest available data between 2016 and 2019 for 73 economies. Country income group percentages are collective country averages. ICT = information and...

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 5.5

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The dataset includes responses to a survey conducted in the below countries. The reasons to why respondents can't access the internet (due to digital literacy, affordability, relevance, other) are presented as share of respondents (%).

Figure Note: Respondents to the survey conducted for this Report had access to internet service. Responses to the digital literacy category included “Do not know what internet is” and “Do not know how to use internet.” Responses to the affordability category included “No access device” and “Too expensive.” Responses to the relevance category included...

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Chapter 5 Figures

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The datasets include data on (Figure 5.2) number of broadband subscriptions per 100 persons (wireless and fixed), (Figure 5.3) wireless coverage usage gaps (as a share of population, by region and globally), and (Figure 5.4) global coverage of internet service (2G, 3G, 4G).

Figure 5.2 The developing world overwhelmingly accesses data using wireless networks

Figure 5.3 Gaps in 3G wireless broadband internet coverage have been shrinking, but usage gaps remain stubbornly high

Figure 5.4 Globally, the coverage of wireless technologies reflects their constant upgrading

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World Development Report 2021 - Figure 2.3

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The Global Open Data Index of the Open Knowledge Foundation assesses the availability and openness of three such geospatial datasets in 94 countries:
administrative boundaries, addresses and locations, and national maps. The assessment reveals that all three datasets are often incomplete in lower-income
countries.

Main Source:
Open Knowledge Foundation, GODI (Global Open Data Index) (database).

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 4.2

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The dataset includes data on AI specialists location of employment (%) and location where undergraduate degree was earned (%), globally.

Panel a: Location of employment (%)

Panel b: Location of study (%)

Figure Note: Country affiliations are based in panel a on the headquarters of institutions in which researchers currently work and in panel b on the country in which researchers received their undergraduate degree.

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Map 4.2 and Figure 4.1

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The dataset includes data on network coverage (in percentage) types 2G, 3G, and 4G, across farm size (in hectares) all over the world.

Map 4.2 Agricultural extension services can be tailored to the slower, older broadband internet accessible to many small-scale farmers

Figure 4.1 Gaps in network coverage differ across farm sizes, affecting agricultural extension services

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Map 2.1

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Data from the population census were combined with household survey data and administrative data to create detailed maps of poverty and deprivations.

Main Source:
Government of Croatia: Household survey data and administrative data.

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Geospatial

World Development Report 2021 - Map 4.1

Description: 

The dataset includes data on number of adults without an account (in millions) in countries all over the world during 2017.

Globally, 1.7 billion adults lacked a formal financial account in 2017

Map Note: Data are not displayed for economies in which the share of adults without an account is 5 percent or less.

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 2.2

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In Kenya, sensors on water hand pumps, which are inoperable in one-third of rural Africa, provide real-time data on their functionality. This system helped reduce the average time to repair a broken pump from 27 days to three days and the median time from six days to one day.

Main Source:
From Rights to Results in Rural Water Services- Evidence from Kyuso, Kenya

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Other

World Development Report - Figure B4.1.1

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The dataset includes data on smartphone users' time spent at home in Jakarta during February to November 2020. Data includes wealth class, mean and standard error of the mean.

Figure Note: Figure shows the changes in the time users spent at home from February 1 to November 15, 2020, relative to the baseline period. PSBB = Pembatasan Sosial Berskala Besar (large-scale social restrictions).

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Map B4.1.1

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The dataset includes geographical data on smartphone user's home location in Jakarta during 2020.

Map Note: This map of Jakarta’s metropolitan area shows the spatial distribution of smartphone users’ home location as a percentage of Jakarta’s total population.

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Geospatial

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 7.6

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The dataset includes the business-to-consumer (B2C) e-commerce indirect tax potential (in US$, billions) from 2015 to 2025 in the countries listed.

Figure Note: Figure shows the indirect tax potential of business-to-consumer e-commerce. VAT = value added tax.

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Chapter 6 Figures (including Figure O.4 and Map 7.1)

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The Global Data Regulation diagnostic is a comprehensive assessment of laws and regulations on data governance. It covers both the enabler and safeguards regulatory practices in 80 countries. The questionnaire comprises 37 questions designed to determine if a country has adopted good regulatory practices on data governance. The responses are scored and assigned a normative interpretation and fall into seven clusters so that when the scores are averaged, each cluster provides an overall sense of how it performs in its corresponding regulatory and legal dimensions. These seven dimensions are...

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Figures 7.2 and 7.3

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The datasets include data on antitrust cases (as % of total cases) by income class and sector, and number of antitrust cases by types of anticompetitive practices.

Figure 7.2 In the digital economy, antitrust cases related to passenger transport are more prevalent in middle-income countries than in high-income countries

Figure 7.3 Among anticompetitive practices, abuse of dominance is more widespread worldwide across multiple sectors of the digital economy

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Box 1.4 and 4.2 Figures

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The dataset includes information on articles published from February to September 2020 that have titles with COVID-19 in them (including those that study or research about COVID-19). Specifically the data includes which data type that article used (big data, social media, call records, search), title of article, location and country information.

Box Figure Use of repurposed data to study COVID-19: Published articles, by type of private intent data used

Figure Note: Figure shows the number of articles published in scientific, medical, and technical...

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 8.5

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The dataset includes aggregated values of the count of antitrust/competition authorities across income groups. It shows the count of authorities that are operational, not operational or still in draft/being planned stage.

Figure Note: Data are for 218 economies.

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Other

World Development Report 2021 - Map O.3

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The map profiles the level of poverty up to 169 districts combining household survey data with satellite imagery data. The data includes information for:
(1) Map O.3a.Poverty map using The 2017-18 Household Budget Survey (20 regions) ;
(2) Map O.3b. Poverty map combining the data in panel a with satellite imagery (169 districts).

Sources:
World Bank. 2019. Tanzania Mainland Poverty Assessment. World Bank, Washington, DC. World Bank.
2017-18 National Household Budget Survey.

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Geospatial

World Development Report 2021 - Map O.2

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Map-Based on Nigeria's National Water Supply and Sanitation Survey 2015 in the Report: A Wake Up Call: Nigeria Water Supply, Sanitation, and Hygiene Poverty Diagnostic. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10986/27703
These heat maps provide estimates of access to water and sanitation at local. The following maps provide estimates at the state level. Geographic hotspots of inadequate access to improved sanitation are shown from the most severe (red) to the least severe (green) in terms of the percentage of the population in that area...

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Geospatial

World Development Report 2021 - Figures O.5 and 7.4

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The dataset includes world trade data on commercial service exports and services (transport, travel, computer, communications and others) in US$ billions (current) from 1990 to 2018. The indicators are also included as percentage of commercial service exports. It also includes IP traffic (PB per month) from 1990 to 2017.

Figure Note: IP = Internet Protocol; PB = petabytes.

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021- Map O.1

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Since the nationwide lockdown was imposed on March 22, 2020, in The Gambia during the COVID-19 pandemic, mobile phone records were used to track the weekly mobility. The map shows the change of the population flows from March to May, and the blue shades indicate the outflow of people, and the green shades indicate the inflow of people. Data were gathered using call detail records.

Main Source: Knippenberg, Erwin, and Moritz Meyer. 2020. “The Hidden Potential of Mobile Phone Data: Insights on COVID-19 in the Gambia.” Data Blog (blog). September 10, 2020.

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Geospatial

World Development Report 2021 - Chapter 8 Figures

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The Data Governance Indicators dataset is linked to a Maturity Model (MM) customized around four building blocks (dimensions) of data governance (policy, laws & regulations, institutions, and infrastructure) with a focus on data and transactions managed by the public sector. The MM is intended as a tool to measure the state of introducing, assessing, and refining the data governance foundations and practices in public sector over time. The MM contains both qualitative and quantitative metrics to monitor the growth of the data governance practices within the public sector.

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Time Series

World Development Report 2021 - Figure 1.1

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The dataset includes data on the world's population since 1850 up to 2010. 17 data points are for each decade within that time frame. The counted values for each decade's census is also in the dataset including it's percentage relative to the total world population.

Figure Note: The shaded area represents the world’s population; the bars indicate the percentage of the population that was enumerated each decade.

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Time Series