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


CBS Portal has online search and display of data with download options.

Regarding the specific datasets requested:

GDP is updated quarterly:

Unemployment updated monthly:

Population count updated monthly:,297-298,312,314-315,329,331-332,346,348-349&VW=T

Reviewer comments

Data regularly updated, downloadable in many formats, and openly licensed.

Data Availability

  • Y 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   CSV, Excel, SPSS
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   Sander van der Waal
Last modified   Fri Oct 09 2015 15:09:49 GMT+0000 (UTC)