Open Knowledge

National Statistics 100% open


What data is expected?

Key national statistics such as demographic and economic indicators (GDP, unemployment, population, etc). To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • GDP for the whole country updated at least quarterly
  • Unemployment statistics updated at least monthly
  • Population updated at least once a year

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (CSV, TSV, px, txt, xls, html, Beyond 20/20,)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Central Statistics Office (CSO))
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


There are multiple databases provided. Multiple data variables are selected from drop down menus and are then downloadable in mulitple formats.

Data pivot tables are also available in beyond 20/20 which is a norm for data users in this domain.

Data are also available as linked data

The data are available under two IP regimes and an access policy,

Reviewer comments

Many formats available for data that are current and open.



  • Zach Christensen


  • anonymous