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


There are plans to make more data available in future .

The National Bureau of Statistics have now started making data available online - first is with its elibrary at and recently an amazing data portal at However, when we tried using the xls download button it returned the map version of the data??? I am thinking it should give a spreadsheet as output. An excellent progress overall!

Reviewer comments

A major pogress overall on the avalability of data whoch are not up to date. There are reservations on putting official data on an external link. (

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • Y Is the data machine readable
  • Y Available in bulk
  • ? 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   json
Reviewer   Oluseun Onigbinde
Submitters   Oludotun Babayemi
Last modified   Fri Oct 24 2014 09:06:15 GMT+0000 (UTC)