Download an updated list of available WDI indicators from the World Bank website. Returns a list for use in the WDIsearch function.



Series of indicators, sources and descriptions in two lists list


Downloading all series information from the World Bank website can take time. The WDI package ships with a local data object with information on all the series available on 2012-06-18. You can update this database by retrieving a new list using WDIcache, and then feeding the resulting object to WDIsearch via the cache argument.