PPI Data

The Private Participation in Infrastructure (PPI) Project Database has data on over 6,400 infrastructure projects in 137 low- and middle-income countries. The database is the leading source of PPI trends in the developing world, covering projects in the energy, transport, water and sewerage, ICT backbone, and Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) sectors (MSW data includes projects since 2008) Projects include management or lease contracts, concessions, greenfield projects, and divestitures.

The data is presented in a variety of ways useful to researchers, policy makers, journalists and others. Here are some of the options:

Custom Query

Specially designed for researchers, you can customize and download PPI data points dating back to 1990.Create a custom dataset

STATA format

The PPI Database can be downloaded by advanced users for statistical and econometric analysis in a STATA format. This .dta file includes panel data information for PPIs in the developing world from 1990 to 2023. Download file here.

Sector Snapshots

See information on sectors (Airports, Electricity, Natural gas, Railroads, Seaports, Telecom, Water and sewerage, Integrated MSW, Collection and transport, and Treatment /Disposal) covered by the PPI database.

Country Snapshots - 137 countries

See detail on projects, sectors, financial closure and other useful information for countries covered by the PPI database.

Country-wise investments summary

To see Country-wise summary of investments in the last 5 years, click here

Region Snapshots

PPI database provides breakup of information on six regions of the world.