Supplement | HBS Case Collection | December 2004

Basic Statistics from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, 2004

by David A. Moss, Sarah A. Brennan and Peter Epstein

Abstract

Provides basic economic and social indicators for 145 countries, drawn from the World Bank's World Development Indicators (2004). The data include: population, land area, GNP per capita, real GDP growth, life expectancy, adult illiteracy, fertility rate, access to sanitation, and income inequality. Reports data from 2000 whenever possible and is largely based on Basic Statistics from World Bank's World Development Report 2002 (9-703-030).

Keywords: Equality and Inequality; Wealth and Poverty; Standards; Economics; Society;

Citation:

Moss, David A., Sarah A. Brennan, and Peter Epstein. "Basic Statistics from the World Bank's World Development Indicators, 2004." Harvard Business School Supplement 705-022, December 2004.