PovertyNet Data and Tools

The World Bank's PovertyNet Data and Tools website contains information on recent trends in poverty indicators and links to sources of data on poverty. Resources include various types of data and surveys that can be used for an impact evaluation including administrative data, population census and household surveys, in addition to information on using data and data quality. Poverty monitoring and analysis resources include links to household survey data to study poverty and inequality, tools such as PovcalNet - an interactive computational tool that allows you to replicate the calculations made by the World Bank’s researchers in estimating the extent of absolute poverty in the world (PovcalNet is a product of the World Bank's Development Research Group) and ADePT (software for automated economic analysis developed in the research department of the World Bank to automate and standardize economic analysis.

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Freely available data on internet.