World Bank Africa Development Indicators, 1960-2011


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The World Bank Africa Development Indicators (ADI) provided annual time series data for over 1,400 indicators. No further updates of this database are currently planned. Topics covered by the extensive database include national accounts, balance of payments, trade, prices, government finance and external debt with data on household welfare (from the Survey-based Harmonized Indicators Program), demography, health, education, the regulatory environment, communications, transport, energy and the environment. The ADI data cover the period 1960 to 2011 for countries and regional country groups. See the World Development Indicators for more recent data on Africa.

Main Topics:

Basic Indicators and National Accounts:basic indicatorsbalance of payment statistics (BOPS)debtglobal finance statistics (GFS)moneynational accountspricesDevelopment Outcomes:agriculture and rural developmentdoing businessdrivers of growthgovernance and partnershipHIV/AIDShuman developmentinfrastructureinvestment climatelabour, migration and populationmalarianational accountspopulationprivate sector developmentprotected areastradeMillennium Development Goals:Millennium Development Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hungerMillennium Development Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education Millennium Development Goal 3: Promote gender equity and empower women Millennium Development Goal 4: Reduce child mortalityMillennium Development Goal 5: Improve maternal healthMillennium Development Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseasesMillennium Development Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainabilityMillennium Development Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for development

Metadata Access
Creator World Bank Group
Publisher UK Data Service
Publication Year 2009
Rights Copyright World Bank Group; As a result of the World Bank's Open Data initiative the World Bank datasets hosted by the UK Data Service are freely available to all. Please refer to the <a href=",,contentMDK:22547097~pagePK:50016803~piPK:50016805~theSitePK:13,00.html" title="Terms of Use for Datasets">Terms of Use for Datasets</a> in The World Bank's Data Catalog.
OpenAccess true
Language English
Resource Type Numeric
Discipline Construction Engineering and Architecture; Economics; Engineering; Engineering Sciences; Social and Behavioural Sciences
Spatial Coverage Algeria; Angola; Benin; Botswana; Burkina Faso; Burundi; Cape Verde; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Chad; Comoros; Congo; Ivory Coast; Djibouti; Egypt; Equatorial Guinea; Ethiopia; Gabon; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Kenya; Lesotho; Liberia; Madagascar; Malawi; Mali; Mauritania; Mauritius; Morocco; Mozambique; Namibia; Niger; Nigeria; Rwanda; Senegal; Seychelles; Sierra Leone; Somalia; South Africa; Sudan; Swaziland; Tanzania; Gambia; Togo; Uganda; Zambia; Zimbabwe