World Bank Data Mobile (powered by Roambi) let’s you tap, swipe and slide to explore World Bank data right from your iPhone, and see every country’s progress toward achieving the UN’s Millennium Development Goals.
This innovative app transforms complex World Bank Open Data into an easy-to-use, dashboard-style tool for any iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. So now, you can conveniently access and analyze public World Bank data, and better understand each country’s progress toward achieving the Millennium Development Goals that were set by 192 United Nations member states and 23 International Organizations.
This intuitive and interactive application focuses attention on four of the most important Millennium Development Goals:
Ensure Environmental Sustainability (tracks % of forest area land cover)Promote Gender Equality and Empower Women (tracks girl:boy ratios in education)Reduce Child Mortality (tracks mortality rates for children under five)Achieve Universal Primary Education (tracks primary school enrollment)
Simply swipe across the top of the charts to select an MDG metric (for example, Percent of Forrest Land Cover), and then tap on a country. You will see graphically the progress that country has been making over recent years. Swipe a couple more times across the top, and see how that country’s progress compares to the world average.