StatPlanet World Bank Explore world stats using StatPlanet World Bank, the first prize winner of the World Bank's Apps for Development competition. The app connects with the World Bank database through its open data API, and automatically visualizes any of the 7000+ indicators, across 5 decades, for 217 countries, in 3 languages (see the options below).

Explore World Bank Data

StatPlanet World Bank enables you to explore, analyze and filter any of the 7000+ indicators in the form of interactive maps and graphs, through the intuitive StatPlanet Plus interface. The data is retrieved live from the World Bank database, so is always up to date. The data is made available through the World Bank's Open Data initiative, and includes data on a wide range of topics from Agriculture to Science & Technology.


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Explanatory video

World Stats Topics

World stats can be explored for the following topics:

  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Aid Effectiveness
  • Economic Policy and External Debt
  • Education
  • Energy and Mining
  • Environment
  • Financial Sector
  • Gender
  • Health
  • Infrastructure
  • Labor and Social Protection
  • Poverty
  • Private Sector
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Development
  • Urban Development

World Stats Data Sources

World stats can be explored for the following World Bank data sources:

  • Africa Development Indicators
  • Doing Business
  • Education Statistics
  • Enterprise Surveys
  • Global Development Finance
  • Gender Statistics
  • Global Economic Monitor
  • Global Economic Monitor (GEM) Commodities
  • Health Nutrition and Population Statistics
  • International Development Association


  • Modified settings to reflect the latest World Bank data (Mar. 25, 2015)
  • Version 2.1: Fixed issue with data export, various interface improvements (Nov. 30, 2011)
  • Version 2.0: Added search, fixed indicator mouseover descriptions on startup, various interface improvements (Aug. 10, 2011)
  • Version 1.0: First version released as World Bank Apps for Development competition entry (Feb. 2, 2011)


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