Historic values of the GINI Index

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2 48kB csv zip 5 days ago odc-pddl the World Bank
The repository of the data package of the GINI Index. Data The data that is contained in the gini-index.csv file, under /data was retrieved from the World Bank. License All data is licensed under the Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and License. All code is licensed under the MIT/BSD read more
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Data Files

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gini-index 62kB csv (62kB) , json (134kB)
gini-index_zip Compressed versions of dataset. Includes normalized CSV and JSON data with original data and datapackage.json. 26kB zip (26kB)

gini-index  

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Field information

Field Name Order Type (Format) Description
Country Name 1 string Country name
Country Code 2 string Country code
Year 3 year Date in the form of %Y
Value 4 number Value of the GINI Index

gini-index_zip  

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The repository of the data package of the GINI Index.

Data

The data that is contained in the gini-index.csv file, under /data was retrieved from the World Bank.

License

All data is licensed under the Open Data Commons Public Domain Dedication and License. All code is licensed under the MIT/BSD license.

Note that while no credit is formally required a link back or credit to Rufus Pollock and the Open Knowledge Foundation is much appreciated.

Import into your tool

If you are using R here's how to get the data you want quickly loaded:

install.packages("jsonlite")
library("jsonlite")

json_file <- 'https://datahub.io/core/gini-index/datapackage.json'
json_data <- fromJSON(paste(readLines(json_file), collapse=""))

# get list of all resources:
print(json_data$resources$name)

# print all tabular data(if exists any)
for(i in 1:length(json_data$resources$datahub$type)){
  if(json_data$resources$datahub$type[i]=='derived/csv'){
    path_to_file = json_data$resources$path[i]
    data <- read.csv(url(path_to_file))
    print(data)
  }
}

In order to work with Data Packages in Pandas you need to install the Frictionless Data data package library and the pandas extension:

import datapackage
import pandas as pd

data_url = 'https://datahub.io/core/gini-index/datapackage.json'

# to load Data Package into storage
package = datapackage.Package(data_url)

# to load only tabular data
resources = package.resources
for resource in resources:
    if resource.tabular:
        data = pd.read_csv(resource.descriptor['path'])
        print (data)

For Python, first install the `datapackage` library (all the datasets on DataHub are Data Packages):

pip install datapackage

To get Data Package into your Python environment, run following code:

from datapackage import Package

package = Package('https://datahub.io/core/gini-index/datapackage.json')

# get list of all resources:
resources = package.descriptor['resources']
resourceList = [resources[x]['name'] for x in range(0, len(resources))]
print(resourceList)

# print all tabular data(if exists any)
resources = package.resources
for resource in resources:
    if resource.tabular:
        print(resource.read())

If you are using JavaScript, please, follow instructions below:

Install data.js module using npm:

  $ npm install data.js

Once the package is installed, use the following code snippet:

const {Dataset} = require('data.js')

const path = 'https://datahub.io/core/gini-index/datapackage.json'

// We're using self-invoking function here as we want to use async-await syntax:
;(async () => {
  const dataset = await Dataset.load(path)
  // get list of all resources:
  for (const id in dataset.resources) {
    console.log(dataset.resources[id]._descriptor.name)
  }
  // get all tabular data(if exists any)
  for (const id in dataset.resources) {
    if (dataset.resources[id]._descriptor.format === "csv") {
      const file = dataset.resources[id]
      // Get a raw stream
      const stream = await file.stream()
      // entire file as a buffer (be careful with large files!)
      const buffer = await file.buffer
      // print data
      stream.pipe(process.stdout)
    }
  }
})()
Datapackage.json