Data Sources

Core References

IBNET Water and Sanitation Services Database

The International Benchmarking Network for Water and Sanitation Utilities (IBNET) provides the world’s largest database on water and sanitation utilities performance. The data are designed to be useful for benchmarking. Site also contains tools.

Private Participation in Infrastructure Database

The PPI database contains information on PPI arrangements around the world.

Benchmarking Data for the Electricity Distribution Sector in Latin America and the Caribbean, 1995-2005
The World Bank.

Contains detailed information on 25 countries and 249 utilities in the region. Data represent 88 percent of the electrification in the region. Intended for benchmarking output, coverage, input, labor productivity, operating performance, the quality of service, prices, and ownership.