New Country Pages with Key Figures and Interactive Graphs

We are introducing new designs for all country pages in the Humanitarian Data Exchange. The pages provide an overview of key figures, interactive graphs for a number of baseline indicators, and a list of datasets for the country.

For instance, a quick glance at the country page for Eritrea shows that the under-five mortality rate has declined since 1990, food supply has remained steady, and mobile subscriptions have had a sharp increase in recent years but still only remain at 5 per cent of the population.  The data underlying every graph and key figure is linked and available for download.

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Country Data

The key figures for all countries include data for the following indicators:


Total population — World Bank
Population density — World Bank
Human Development Index rank — UNDP
GDP per capita — World Bank
Land area — World Bank

Each country page also includes visuals for five out of the following 13 baseline indicators, based on the availability of the data for a specific country:

Curated Country Pages

The majority of the 200 countries covered in HDX follow the pattern above. For countries with an active humanitarian response, we will have curated pages similar to what we developed for Colombia. These pages have data specially chosen for its relevance to a humanitarian operation, such as the number of IDPs or the location of health facilities. These pages are managed through local OCHA offices with support from the HDX data team. We will be adding more curated pages over the coming year, starting with Mali.

 

Feedback

Let us know if we are on the right track. Send feedback to hdx@un.org or reach us on Twitter at @humdata.