Global Data Lab

GDL Area Database (3.9.0)

Free Sub-National Development Indicators

133 indicators, 129 countries, 1461 sub-national regions
37.1 million persons, 8.3 million households
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1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Panama (America)
Total 63.0 66.2 69.3 72.5 75.7 78.9 82.0 85.2 88.4 90.5 92.6 94.7 96.8
Urban 81.2 82.8 84.4 86.0 87.6 89.2 90.8 92.4 94.0 96.0 97.3 98.6 99.9
Rural 33.7 39.1 44.6 50.1 55.6 61.0 66.5 72.0 77.5 78.2 78.8 79.5 80.2
Poor 10.9 15.2 19.5 23.7 28.0 32.3 36.5 40.8 45.1 52.9 60.8 68.6 76.5
Nonpoor 86.9 87.8 88.7 89.6 90.4 91.3 92.2 93.0 93.9 95.9 97.2 98.6 99.9
Lowest 25% 0.01 8.32 16.6 24.9 33.7 42.5 51.3 60.1 68.9 71.5 74.1 76.7 79.3
Second 25% 59.5 60.7 61.8 63.0 64.1 65.3 66.5 67.6 68.8 92.1 94.7 97.3 99.9
Third 25% 98.8 99.0 99.1 99.3 99.4 99.6 99.7 99.9 100 98.4 96.7 95.1 93.4
Highest 25% 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100.0 100.0 99.9 99.9
Area Central 45.8 50.3 54.7 59.1 63.6 68.0 72.4 76.9 81.3 85.7 90.1 94.6
Area Metropolitana 87.8 88.7 89.6 90.6 91.5 92.4 93.3 94.2 95.1 96.0 96.9 97.8
Area Occidental 30.5 37.1 43.7 50.3 56.9 63.6 70.2 76.8 83.4 88.9 94.4 99.9
Area Oriental 70.3 72.6 74.8 77.1 79.3 81.6 83.9 86.1 88.4 90.7 92.9 95.2
Bocas del Toro 80.8 80.8 80.8 80.8 80.8 80.8 80.8
Chiriqui 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0 92.0
Cocle 85.2 85.2 85.2 85.2 85.2 85.2 85.2
Colon 93.4 93.4 93.4 93.4 93.4 93.4 93.4
Darien 79.4 79.4 79.4 79.4 79.4 79.4 79.4
Embera Wounaan 46.7 46.7 46.7 46.7 46.7 46.7 46.7
Herrera 90.1 90.1 90.1 90.1 90.1 90.1 90.1
Kuna Yala 52.9 52.9 52.9 52.9 52.9 52.9 52.9
Los Santos 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3 86.3
Ngobe Bugle 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0 49.0
Panama 96.4 96.4 96.4 96.4 96.4 96.4 96.4
Veraguas 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5 73.5