The Global Data Lab develops instruments for monitoring and analyzing the status and progress of societies.
Instruments include indicators, specialized databases, and web-based tools.
GDL Area Database & Area Profiles
Free socio-economic, demographic and health indicators and Area Profile Reports for sub-national regions
within low and middle income countries.
International Wealth Index
First comparable asset-based indicator of household wealth and poverty across the developing world.
Subnational Human Development Index
Uncovering variation in human development in 1600 regions within 160 countries.
Database Developing World
Big Data infrastructure combining 400+ harmonized datasets of large household surveys. Data on 30 million persons in 110+ countries.