Analytics

Latest Country Reports

Global Reports

These reports offer in-depth analyses of the global economic landscape, presenting key insights into development challenges, trends, and opportunities. They propose policy recommendations and innovative solutions, contributing to evidence-based decision-making and fostering international collaboration for sustainable economic development.

Factsheets

The factsheets offer a comprehensive summary of advancements made in improving the quality of policies and institutions across a range of development topics. Each factsheet comprises a curated collection of core indicators available on the Prosperity Data360 platform.

Macro Poverty Outlook

The Macro Poverty Outlook (MPO) analyzes macroeconomic and poverty developments in 147 developing countries. The report is released twice annually for the Spring and Annual Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. The MPO consists of individual country notes that provide an overview of recent developments, forecasts of major macroeconomic variables and poverty, and a discussion of critical challenges for economic growth, macroeconomic stability, and poverty reduction moving forward.

Macro Poverty Outlook

Poverty and Equity Briefs

The Poverty and Equity Briefs (PEBs) highlight poverty, shared prosperity and inequality trends for over 100 developing countries. The briefs are released twice a year for the Spring and Annual Meetings of the World Bank Group and International Monetary Fund. The Briefs help users understand a country’s poverty and inequality context at-a-glance and seek to keep poverty reduction on top of the world’s agenda.

Poverty and Equity Briefs

Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation

Comprehensive overview of indicators in finance, competitiveness, and business environment. Useful to track economy performance in financial sector policies and private sector development. Also identifies firm- and industry-level constraints to growth and job creation.

Finance, Competitiveness and Innovation

Female Economic Participation

As part of the Using Digital Solutions to Address Barriers to Female Entrepreneurship toolkit, this data generation resource provides comprehensive factsheets of the context in which female entrepreneurs and workers operate. This tool generates information across some 125 indicators, organized by 7 topics and is accompanied by an analysis guide to help teams interpret the data and incorporate findings into project design.

Female Economic Participation

Justice

The Justice Profile is a one-of-a-kind consolidated dataset of attitudes towards the judiciary, as data tends to be the traditional entry point for justice and rule of law reform. The Justice Profile presents a focused dataset with insights, which will allow the production of broad-based cross-economy analytics that can be used when engaging with governments on justice service delivery.

Justice

Tourism

This factsheets presents an overview of the tourism sector in World Bank Group client economies according to key performance indicators.

Tourism

Tools

These tools, ranging from financial instruments to data analytics, empower governments to make informed decisions, formulate effective policies, and implement projects that target poverty reduction and sustainable development.