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Statistics and Databases

The Bank has compiled and organized over 1,000 searchable statistics and indicators for countries in Latin America and the Caribbean, creating a comprehensive dataset for the region.


Agrimonitor is the IDB Producer and Consumer Support Estimates country-level database for Latin American and Caribbean countries. It enables policy makers and policy analysts to track agricultural policies and to assess and measure the level and composition of the support to agriculture. The indicators related to magnitudes and composition help to better describe and address the key challenges facing agriculture in the coming decade.


DataGov - Governance indicators from key public databases consolidated for all countries in the world.


Trade statistics of countries in the Americas developed by the Institute for the Integration of Latin America (INTAL).

Development in the Americas (DIA)

The Development in the Americas (DIA) database provides access to indicators from each edition of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) flagship publication, the DIA. Each year, this in-depth research report focuses on a major economic and social challenge facing Latin America and the Caribbean. Subjects covered have ranged from productivity, housing, and debt to productive policies, quality of life, and taxes. This database allows users to download annual data on these topics for the IDB’s 26 borrowing countries.

IDB LAC Energy Database

The IDB Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Energy Visualization Database, produced by the Energy Innovation Center, is an interactive quantitative and qualitative information system on how countries produce and use energy by fuel source and sector. The database also offers a description of the region’s energy sector industrial organizations and institutional frameworks. This tool contains data on the IDB’s 26 borrowing countries (plus Cuba), and for comparison purposes, on other major producing or consuming countries and regions. The information is sourced from, among others, the International Energy Agency as well as gathered by IDB staff.


An analysis tool with indicators of women's political participation in Latin America.

Indigenous Legislation DataBank

This databank contains information on indigenous legislation classified by country and by theme for all countries of Latin America.


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Latin Macro Watch

The Latin Macro Watch (LMW) is a macroeconomic and financial database that offers historical data at monthly, quarterly, and annual frequencies available starting in 1990 and covers the 26 borrowing members of the Inter-American Development Bank. View Country Profiles with key macroeconomic indicators or Download Data for analysis. 

Last Updated on March 2015


REVELA is a free Web-based monthly service on inflation and growth expectations in Latin America. REVELA’s Web site offers an up-to-date report and a database with historical information. This service compiles data from the expectations surveys of eight Latin American countries with inflation-targeting regimes. Updated with information based on national sources available as of March 2014.


Sociómetro-BID - A complete dataset of social indicators providing insight into socioeconomic conditions in Latin America.

Working Parents and Childcare Database

The Working Parents and Childcare Database is part of a larger IDB project on childcare alternatives for working families, and how they affect their economic participation. It includes legislation for Latin-American and Caribbean Countries on: childcare, early childhood, early education, financing, children’s rights, family education and support, and maternity legislation.

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