The goal of this website is to make data related to the World Bank Group’s financials available to everybody in a social, interactive, visually compelling, and machine readable format. The data covers portions of the Bank Group’s investments, assets it manages on behalf of global funds, and the Bank Group’s own financial statements. Watch for more related datasets in the near future.
All the data on the website is available to everybody to slice and dice, visualize, and share with others. We invite you to explore the numerous, easy-to-use tools on the website, discuss and rate the datasets, build your own visualizations, and share what is interesting to you through channels like Facebook and Twitter. You can also download the data in multiple formats or, if you are a developer, connect to it through the APIs associated with all the datasets.
So get started and:
Please note that the datasets are raw and may not have been audited yet – our goal is to make raw data publicly available in open data format as soon as it is approved for public release through other channels. Please also refer to the datasets descriptions associated with each dataset for links to official versions (which generally contain slightly older but verified data).
For official data on the World Bank Group’s finances please refer to:
Please also visit other datasets on the World Bank open data website.
The World Bank Group recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to the development process and central to achieving the Bank Group’s mission to alleviate poverty. The Bank Group’s commitment to openness is also driven by a desire to foster public ownership, partnership and participation in development from a wide range of stakeholders. As a knowledge institution, the World Bank Group’s first step is to share its knowledge freely and openly.
In fulfilling its responsibilities, the World Bank Group complies with all sanctions applicable to World Bank Group transactions.