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Regional Perspectives

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Leadership Perspectives

The World Bank Group is working to ensure we have the knowledge, resources, and tools to be effective and agile in the face of evolving global challenges.

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Our Work

To meet our institution’s goals of ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity, we must work with countries to help them achieve their development priorities.

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Our Development Knowledge

We produce innovative and evidence-based research to help our country clients and their partners meet their ambitions and to influence global development policies.

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Collaboration and Engagement

The complexity of the world’s development challenges requires even greater collaboration if we are to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.

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Fiscal Year Data

Download financial and lending data, summaries of new approved operations, and additional fiscal year 2017 information about the World Bank.

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Our Organization

The World Bank combines global reach and country relationships, public and private sector tools, multisector knowledge, and the ability to mobilize and leverage finance.

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Main Report Sections

Project Results Stories

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Countries Look to 2015

The World Bank is committed to helping achieve the Millennium Development Goals because, simply put, these goals are our goals.

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Development Data and Statistics

Browse statistics and data for over 200 countries and 1,200 indicators on a variety of topics.

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World Bank Apps for Development

Mobile-friendly applications put World Bank data, statistics, research and flagship publications at your fingertips.

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A Focus on Results

Have things changed for the better? This basic question is at the heart of our stories, videos and slideshows chronicling the impact of development around the world.

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WORK WITH US

We recognize that poverty has no borders. Neither does excellence. We are continually in search of the brightest, most talented individuals from around the globe.

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The World Bank Group

Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA)

Provides political risk insurance and credit enhancement to investors and lenders to facilitate foreign direct investment in emerging economies.

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International Finance Corporation (IFC)

Provides political risk insurance and credit enhancement to investors and lenders to facilitate foreign direct investment in emerging economies.

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International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID)

Provides political risk insurance and credit enhancement to investors and lenders to facilitate foreign direct investment in emerging economies.

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Experts & Leaders

When It Comes to Shared Prosperity, 40 Is Key