Open Knowledge

National Statistics 100% open

United Kingdom


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, Excel, XML)
  •   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 Office for National Statistics)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes

Details

The UK's Office for National Statistics has primary responsibility for maintaining and publishing national economic and demographic information (including the Census). ONS material is re-usable under the terms of the Open Government Licence and UK Government Licensing Framework. Each of the datasets is downloadable in full, machine-readable formats (mainly Excel, but some also available in CSV and XML).

Reviewer comments

Data available in multiple formats in open format.

Contributors

Reviewers

  • Zach Christensen

Submitters

  • Mor Rubinstein