World Development Indicators 2016

Author(s): World Bank

Date: Format: PDF Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 1464806837Pages: OCR: Quality: ISBN13:
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World Development Indicators Includes data for 214 economies Provides definitions, sources, and other information about the data Organizes the data into six thematic areas 1. WORLD VIEW: Living standards and development progress 2. PEOPLE: Gender, health, and employment 3. ENVIRONMENT: Natural resources and environmental changes 4. ECONOMY: New opportunities for growth 5. STATES AND MARKETS: Elements of a good investment climate 6. GLOBAL LINKS: Evidence on globalization.
World Development Indicators will report on progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals, as it did with the Millennium Development Goals. The Sustainable Development Goals cover a broader range of issues, and this edition expands coverage in the World view section. For each of the 17 goals, key indicators have been selected to identify important trends and challenges and elicit discussion on measurement issues.
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