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

Data Location


Bahrain has a data portal that provides a variety of statistics ( ). However, this website is very buggy and it is difficult to verify if the data is available.

GDP up to 2014. Population up to 2014.

Reviewer comments

No unemployment data found but open license.

Data Availability

  • Y Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis
  • Y Is data in digital form
  • Y Publicly available
  • Y Does the data exist
  • Y Is the data available online
  • Yes
  • No
  • Unsure
  • No data


Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   PDF, JPG, Excel, JSON, XML
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   Riyadh Al-Balushi
Last modified   Mon Sep 07 2015 11:58:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)