This pooled database is the result of a recent stock-taking exercise, which has assembled data from all the Living Standards Measurement Study containing financial access data.
Kind of Data
Sample survey data [ssd]
The scope of WLD 2002 FA includes:
- Financie and credit
- Living standards (consumption and/or income)
- Labor market
Producers and sponsors
Thorsten Beck, Edward Al-Hussainy, Asli Demirguc-Kunt and Bilal Husnain Zia
Dates of Data Collection
Data Collection Mode
Development Research Group
Use of the dataset must be acknowledged using a citation which would include:
- the Identification of the Primary Investigator
- the title of the survey (including country, acronym and year of implementation)
- the survey reference number
- the source and date of download
Thorsten Beck et al. Financial Access (FA) 1995-2002. Ref. WLD_2002_FA_v01_M. Dataset downloaded from http://microdata.worldbank.org on [date].
Disclaimer and copyrights
The user of the data acknowledges that the original collector of the data, the authorized distributor of the data, and the relevant funding agency bear no responsibility for use of the data or for interpretations or inferences based upon such uses.
DDI Document ID
Date of Metadata Production
DDI Document version
DDI Document - Version 02 - (05/24/21)
This version is identical to DDI_WLD_2002_FA_v01_M but country field has been updated to capture all the countries covered by survey.
Version 01 (January 2011)