This dataset contains a variety of socio-economic indicators (labour force participation, unemployment, GDP, GINI index...) provided by the World Bank.

Children in employment refer to the share (%) of children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Children in employment refer to children involved in economic activity for at least one hour in the reference week of the survey.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Annual percentage growth rate of GDP at market prices based on constant local currency. Aggregates are based on constant 2005 U.S. dollars.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

GDP per capita based on purchasing power parity (PPP). PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates.

Measurement unit: 
PPP$ 2011

PPP GDP is gross domestic product converted to international dollars using purchasing power parity rates. An international dollar has the same purchasing power over GDP as the U.S.

Measurement unit: 
PPP$ 2011

Gini index measures the extent to which the distribution of income (or, in some cases, consumption expenditure) among individuals or households within an economy deviates from a perfectly equal dis

Measurement unit: 
Index (0; 100)

Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a speci

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Total Adult (15+) Literacy Rate (%) is the percentage of the population age 15 and above who can, with understanding, read and write a short, simple statement on their everyday life.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Poverty gap at national poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the poverty line.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Poverty gap at rural poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the national rural poverty line.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Poverty gap at urban poverty line is the mean shortfall from the poverty line (counting the nonpoor as having zero shortfall) as a percentage of the national urban poverty line.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Population below $1.90 a day is the percentage of the population living on less than $1.90 a day at 2011 international prices.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Unemployment, female (% of female labor force).

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Unemployment refers to the share of the labor force that is without work but available for and seeking employment. Unemployment, male (% of male labor force).

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Female Youth unemployment refers to the share of female the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage

Youth unemployment refers to the share of the labor force ages 15-24 without work but available for and seeking employment.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage
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