Global Data Lab

Institute for Management Research
Radboud University

International Wealth Index (IWI)

First comparable asset-based indicator of household wealth

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IWI Downloads

We have prepared a SPSS syntax file that contains the formulas for computing IWI, plus instructions on how to prepare the indicators. With this file, IWI can without much difficulty be added to existing and new datasets.

To make things even easier, we have for a number of well-known data sources developed data files with the value of IWI for all included households. These IWI files are available for Demographic and Health Surveys, UNICEF MICS surveys, Latin America Barometers, Afro Barometers and some stand-alone surveys.

Most of these files can be freely downloaded. If you are interested in this option, please fill in the the below form and click on 'Submit'. You then will receive an email with a personal link that takes you to the download page.