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


Data is available and downloadable in tabular data format. They have a copyright notice. Besides the "open data portal", INEC has another data tabulated in different parts of the site available for download in Excel format ( And they have a system to tabulate your own data from surveys They also have a microdata site when the databases of some of the surveys they make are available for download Nevertheless, the surveys are in .sav format (SPSS format).

Reviewer comments

Data are available in regular, mostly open formats.

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • Y 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   CSV, Excel
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   camila salazar
Last modified   Sat Sep 26 2015 23:53:25 GMT+0000 (UTC)