Open Data @ World Bank. World Bank Open Data Platform. The World Bank\'s Open Data Initiative launched in April, 2010, providing free, open and easy access to development data, and challenging the global community to use the data to create new solutions to address poverty.
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The Toolkit is designed to help governments plan and implement an open government data program, while avoiding common pitfalls.
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Launched: April 2011Upgraded: February 2014, v3.0
Number of datasets: 732
Externally hosted applications: 19
Publishing institutions: 38
Most active: Ministry of Health &
Ministry of the Interior
Open Source Platform CKAN & Drupal. Agencies upload raw data directly onto the portal.
Number of unique visitors: ~ 3,000/month
Number of downloads: ~ 7,000 – 10,000/month