Reference: World Bank Releases World Development Indicators 2012
World Development Indicators 2012 is now available in print, online, and on mobile devices. The 16th edition of World Development Indicators publication and database update contains updated data through 2010 and 2011 for many indicators. This update contains:
- more recent data on poverty at international poverty lines for more countries, including global and regional estimates
- measures of malnutrition disaggregated by sex
- health indicators disaggregated by income quintile
- data on carbon dioxide emissions by economic sector
- data on climate variability, exposure to impact, and resilience
Highlights from World Development Indicators 2012 are presented using our latest widgets. Click on any of the charts to customize and save your own versions to share and discuss online and to embed in your blogs, web sites, and popular social media sites. For a global review of development progress, see the introduction to the World View section of World Development Indicators 2012. And for a region by region look at selected development topics, see our regional highlights booklet.
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