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World Development Indicators

A guide to downloading data

Creating Your Own Table

Now that you're in the right place, look at the left hand side of the screen. This shows the four dimensions of the table that you need to select: Database (already done!), Country, Series, and Time. The two grey rectangles by each show how many items you have selected as you move through the steps.


Each dimension allows you to search if you already know what you’re looking for. But you can also filter and browse, which are great ways to explore what is included in this enormous dataset. The filter button will make navigating much easier - take advantage of it.


Filters can be turned off, returning you to the original options, by clicking the 'x' by the word 'Filter.'


Follow the next tabs to select each dimension for countries, series, and years.