World Bank Dataset Guides


World Bank Dataset Guides provide detailed information about priority datasets of the World Bank. Each guide, accessible through World Bank's Directory Services, offers an overview of the dataset and details on its source and history; access to variable lists and dictionaries, if available; and guidance in using the dataset and in deciding whether it is appropriate for a particular application. In many cases, the guide will provide an interface for analytic browsing and GIS functionalities. World Bank Dataset Guides include the following information:

Availability of Dataset Guides

Currently available or soon-to-be released World Bank Dataset Guides are as follows:

Dataset Guide Search

The Dataset Guides are full-text indexed and searchable.