1. How can school enrollment and completion indicators be over 100 percent?

  2. Why are some indicators disaggregated whereas others are not?

  3. How do you use the Gender Gap in the Map view?

  4. What will you do with information I provide when I register, login, or submit a request for a licensed dataset?

  5. If poverty rates are not available for all countries in a given year, how are global and regional poverty statistics calculated?

  6. How can I keep up to date with updates, additions, and revisions?

  7. What is the difference between Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) net inflows and net outflows?

  8. Why do the estimates in the Subnational Population Database sometimes differ from official statistics?

  9. What are quintiles?

  10. How often is the Quarterly Public Sector Debt data updated?

  11. How do you derive your constant price series for the national accounts?

  12. Do you have data on World Bank interest rates by country?

  13. How do you define remittances?

  14. What is the difference between purchaser prices, producer prices (VAP), and basic prices (VAB)?

  15. Which countries subscribe to Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) SDDS?

  16. Which countries subscribe to Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) GDDS?

  17. What is an “international dollar”?

  18. What are the conversion rates from European Monetary Union (EMU) currencies to Euros?

  19. I need a more comprehensive list of surveys and censuses conducted in low and middle-income countries. Where can I find that?

  20. How do I customize the Table in DataBank?

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