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


License/terms for other data from ssb, not in Data is freely available as long as the source is referenced. See

For example data from the statistics bank, where you can create your own tables:

Previous editor's note: But I've been corresponding with Statistics Norway ( the home of the statistics ) and they've said the same. Their license is essentially the same as the Norwegian License for Open Government Data ( NLOD - ), but they can't yet write this, though they're working on it. That is, their license is CC BA compatible.

Reviewer comments

Current, openly licensed data are available.

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   json-stat, csv, tsb, xml, pc-axis, excel
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   Bergheimivar L
Last modified   Sun Sep 20 2015 09:17:47 GMT+0000 (UTC)