For their analytical and policy work, the units of the Development Policy and Analysis Division compile and generate a wide range of data, which are available here for free download.
The Global Economic Outlook data are produced by the Global Economic Monitoring Unit. The data series is based on official national sources and on forecasts generated within Project LINK. Series at the regional level include trade in goods in values and volumes, as well as GDP growth and CPI-inflation. At the country level, GDP growth and CPI-inflation are available.
The LDC data are compiled by the Committee for Development Policy Secretariat from a variety of different sources, including different United Nations entities, the World Bank, WHO and IMF. Data series are given at the country level and include GNI per capita, Human Assets Indices and Economic Vulnerability Indices.
The WESP annex tables provide the complete set of historical and forecast data as given in the annex of the most recent edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) for download in Excel format. Data series at the regional and country level include GDP growth, CPI-inflation, unemployment, selected financial indicators, as well as trade and financial flows, among others.