WB: Data source: Global Financial Development Database (GFDD), The World Bank. Methodology citation: Martin Čihák, Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems...

<p>The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 206 economies. The database includes measures of (1) size of financial institutions and markets (financial depth), (2) degree to which individuals can and do use financial services (access), (3) efficiency of financial intermediaries and markets in intermediating resources and facilitating financial transactions (efficiency), and (4) stability of financial institutions and markets (stability).</p> <p>For a complete description of the dataset and a discussion of the underlying literature, see: Martin Čihák, Aslı Demirgüç-Kunt, Erik Feyen, and Ross Levine, 2012. "Benchmarking Financial Systems Around the World." World Bank Policy Research Working Paper 6175, World Bank, Washington, D.C.</p>

Key fields

Organization: 
WB
Agency Identifier: 
Global Financial Development
Dataset Type: 
Time series
Access Level: 
Public
Language: 
English
Frequency: 
Annually
Activity Scope: 
National
Granularity: 
National
Date released: 
14 Sep 2015
Date modified: 
12 Jun 2017
Temporal Coverage: 
01 Jan 1960 to 01 Jan 2015

Additional information

economycoverage
WLD, EAP, ECA, LAC, MNA, SAS, SSA, HIC, LMY, IBRD, IDA
numberofeconomies
206
updatefrequency
Annually
updateschedule
Fall
accessoption
API, Bulk download, Query tool
bulkdownload
GFDD (Excel)-ZIP (2.99 MB)=http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/GFDD_Excel.zip=excel;GFDD (CSV)-ZIP (1.09 MB)=http://databank.worldbank.org/data/download/GFDD_csv.zip=csv
popularity
127
api
1
apiaccessurl
http://data.worldbank.org/developers
apisourceid
32

Contact WB

Contact Address: 
data@worldbank.org