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This is the edition with a publication date of 4/1/2013.
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A new look and new ways to access the world's premier source of development dataLooking for accurate, up-to-date data on development issues? World Development Indicators (WDI) is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. Compiled from officially-recognized international sources, WDI presents the most current and accurate global development data available, including national, regional and global estimates.This year's print edition and e-book have been redesigned to allow users the convenience of easily linking to the latest data on-line.What you will find in the print edition: A selection of the most popular indicators across 155 economies and 14 country groups organized into six WDI themes Thematic and regional highlights, providing an overview of global development trends An in-depth review of the progress made toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals A user guide describing resources available on-line and on mobile appsWhat you can do on-line: Download individual tables and other key information Access and download time series data using the data retrieval system Access indicators in five different languages (Arabic, Chinese, French, English, and Spanish) Directly obtain the the most up-to-date data available.The WDI Little Data Book 2013 is a companion to the WDI, and is a handy country-by-country view of key development indicators for more than 200 countries. Each page provides a country data profile of of its people, environment, economy, states and markets, and global links.. ACCESS WDI TIME SERIES DATA FREE ONLINE = data.worldbank.org (the full data retrieval system organized by indicator, country and topic); and data.worldbank.org/data-catalog/world-development-indicators (for all on-line WDI resources)DOWNLOAD THE WDI DATAFINDER MOBILE APP AND OTHERS = data.worldbank.org/appsWDI DataFinder is a mobile app for browsing the current WDI database on smartphones and tablets, using iOS, Android, and Blackberry, available in four languages: English, French, Spanish, and Chinese. Use the app to browse data using the structure of the WDI; visually compare countries and indicators; create, edit and save customized tables, charts and maps; and share what you create on Twitter, Facebook, and via email.