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 accessible in a wide variety of formats and can be downloaded in bulk. The only information that cannot be accesed is cenus microdata, since it contains a great degree of personal data and data that can make people identifiable.

INEGI changed its internal normativity to make all information free. They only charge a cost of distributrion is incurred (eg. printing):

Right now the terms of use clearly state that the only requirement is the soruce attribution.

Fruthermore, following the change in normativity already provided, starting november 11th, INEGI will adopt the Mexican Open license that can be found at ''.

Data Availability

  • ? Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y 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   Formats varies from open CSV ot PDF other non-machine readable formats
Reviewer   Enrique Zapata
Submitters   Enrique Zapata
Last modified   Fri Dec 05 2014 19:57:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)