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Metadata Glossary

Indicator NameCPIA policies for social inclusion/equity cluster average (1=low to 6=high)
Long definitionThe policies for social inclusion and equity cluster includes gender equality, equity of public resource use, building human resources, social protection and labor, and policies and institutions for environmental sustainability.
SourceWorld Bank Group, CPIA database (
TopicPublic Sector: Policy & institutions
Aggregation methodUnweighted average
Limitations and exceptionsThe CPIA exercise is intended to capture the quality of a country's policies and institutional arrangements, focusing on key elements that are within the country's control, rather than on outcomes (such as economic growth rates) that are influenced by events beyond the country's control. More specifically, the CPIA measures the extent to which a country's policy and institutional framework supports sustainable growth and poverty reduction and, consequently, the effective use of development assistance.
License TypeCC BY-4.0