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World Bank Africa Development Indicators, 1960-2011

Title details

SN: 6168
Title: World Bank Africa Development Indicators, 1960-2011
Alternative title: ADI
Persistent identifier: 10.5257/wb/adi/2013-02-08
Depositor: World Bank Group
Principal investigator(s): World Bank Group

Subject Categories

Agriculture, forestry and rural industry - Industry and management
Economic conditions and indicators - Economics
Specific diseases and medical conditions - Health

Abstract

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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 53 countries and 5 regional country groups. See the World Development Indicators for more recent data on Africa.

Citation: The bibliographic citation for the databases is: World Bank ({YYYY}): Africa Development Indicators ({date/edition of dataset}). UK Data Service. DOI: {edition specific doi - e.g. http://dx.doi.org/10.5257/wb/adi/2009-01}.



Main Topics:
Basic Indicators and National Accounts:
  • basic indicators
  • balance of payment statistics (BOPS)
  • debt
  • global finance statistics (GFS)
  • money
  • national accounts
  • prices
Development Outcomes:
  • agriculture and rural development
  • doing business
  • drivers of growth
  • governance and partnership
  • HIV/AIDS
  • human development
  • infrastructure
  • investment climate
  • labour, migration and population
  • malaria
  • national accounts
  • population
  • private sector development
  • protected areas
  • trade
Millennium Development Goals:
  • Millennium Development Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  • Millennium Development Goal 2: Achieve universal primary education
  • Millennium Development Goal 3: Promote gender equity and empower women
  • Millennium Development Goal 4: Reduce child mortality
  • Millennium Development Goal 5: Improve maternal health
  • Millennium Development Goal 6: Combat HIV/AIDS, malaria, and other diseases
  • Millennium Development Goal 7: Ensure environmental sustainability
  • Millennium Development Goal 8: Develop a global partnership for development

Coverage, universe, methodology

Time period: The Africa Development Indicators contain annual time series data from 1960 to 2011 (No further updates of this database are currently planned).
Country: Multi-nation
Spatial units: Countries
Observation units: Administrative units (geographical/political)
Kind of data: Numeric data
Aggregate (macro) level
Universe: Cross-national; National
53 countries and 5 regional country groups: Algeria, Angola, Arab Republic of Egypt, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo (People's Republic), Côte D'ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar (1977- ), Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, São Tomé And Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
Time dimensions: Time Series
Sampling procedures: See documentation for details.
Method of data collection: The World Bank web site has a Data and Statistics section which includes information about the data, methodology, definitions, country classifications and technical notes. Please see the 'Definition entries for selected countries and series' link in the dataset user guide.
Weighting: Weighting used. See documentation for details.

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ACCOUNTSAFRICA SOUTH OF THE SAHARAAFRICA
AGEAIDS (DISEASE)AIR TRANSPORT
ALGERIAANGOLAARABLE LAND
ARMS TRADEBANK RATEBANKS
BENINBIRDSBIRTH RATE
BONDSBOTSWANABROADBAND
BUDGETSBURKINA FASOBURUNDI
BUSINESSESCAMEROONCAPE VERDE
CAPITALCARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONSCENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC
CENTRAL GOVERNMENTCEREALSCHAD
CHILD LABOURCOMOROSCOMPUTERS
CONGO (PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC)CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERINGCONSUMPTION
CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICESCONTRACTS AND AGREEMENTSCORRUPTION
COTE D'IVOIRECOURTSCREDIT
CROPSCUSTOMS AND TRADITIONSDEBTS
DEFENCEDEMANDDEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
DISPATCHING (GOODS)DJIBOUTIECONOMIC ACTIVITY
EGYPTELECTRIC POWEREMPLOYEES
EMPLOYMENTENERGYENROLMENT
EQUATORIAL GUINEAERITREAETHIOPIA
EXCHANGE RATESEXPENDITUREEXPORTS AND IMPORTS
EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIESFAMILIESFINANCE
FISCAL POLICYFOODFOREIGN INVESTMENT
FORESTSFUELSGABON
GAMBIAGHANAGOLD
GRANTSGROSS DOMESTIC PRODUCTGROSS NATIONAL INCOME
GROSS NATIONAL SAVINGSGUINEAGUINEA-BISSAU
HEALTH EXPENDITUREHIV INFECTIONSIMMUNIZATION
IMPORT TAXESINCOMEINFLATION
INTEREST RATESINTERNETINVESTMENT
KENYALABOUR FORCELESOTHO
LIBERIALIBYALIFE EXPECTANCY
LITERACYLIVESTOCKLOANS
MADAGASCAR (1977- )MALARIAMALAWI
MALIMALNUTRITIONMAURITANIA
MAURITIUSMETALLIFEROUS MINERALSMETHANE EMISSIONS
MIDWIVESMOBILE PHONESMONEY
MOROCCOMORTALITY RATEMOZAMBIQUE
NAMIBIANEWSPAPERSNIGER
NIGERIANITROUS OXIDE EMISSIONSNORTH AFRICA
NURSESPATENTSPAYMENTS
PESTICIDESPLANTSPOLITICAL POWER
POPULATIONPOVERTYPRICES
PUBLIC DEBTPUBLIC EXPENDITUREPURCHASING POWER PARITY
QUALITYRAILWAY TRANSPORTREFUGEES
RELOCATION EXPENSESRESIDENTIAL CHILD CARERESOURCES
RETAIL PRICE INDEXRISKROADS
RURAL AREASRWANDASANITATION
SAO TOME AND PRINCIPESECONDARY EDUCATIONSELF-EMPLOYED
SENEGALSEYCHELLESSHARES
SIERRA LEONESOMALIASOUTH AFRICA
SUDANSWAZILANDTANZANIA
TAXATIONTEACHERSTELEPHONES
TOGOTOURISMTUNISIA
UGANDAUNEMPLOYMENTURBAN AREAS
WAGESWASTESWATER RESOURCES
WORKERSZAMBIAZIMBABWE

Administrative and access information

Date of release:
First edition: 19 May 2009
Latest edition: 20 March 2013 (3rd Edition)
Copyright: Copyright World Bank Group
Please note: 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 Terms of Use for Datasets in The World Bank's Data Catalog.
Availability: UK Data Service
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