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


Brief Description There is special government source for statistic information publication Federal Law "On official statistical records and the system of state statistics in the Russian Federation" (article 5, paragraph 10) stipulates that official statistical information in Russia is available. Government Decree № 367 (26 may 2010) "On the unified interdepartmental information and statistical system" establishes that access to official statistical information in the system, is carried out on a free and nondiscriminatory basis (paragraphs 4-5). There is no any legal restriction for use and reuse statistic information for commercial purposes. Also there is special terms of use on the Federal Statistic Service web site On the data in not available in bulk Step by step explanation

  1. Does the data exist? Yes, via website 2. Is data in digital form? Yes, data available via website 3. Publicly available? Yes, this data is publicly available. We don't need FOI request to get it. 4. Is the data available for free? Yes, this data is available for free. No payment is required. 5. Is the data available online? Yes. Data available at 6. Is the data machine readable? Yes, data provided as SDMX and XLS files 7. Available in bulk? No, it's not bulk yet. 8. Openly licensed? No, this data is public domain data but no open license available. 9. Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes, this information updated frequently, on monthly basis.

Comment: No changes since 2013 year

Reviewer comments

Northing changed since 2013 year. Only description updated

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   SDMX, XML, CSV
Reviewer   Ivan Begtin
Submitters   Ivan Begtin
Last modified   Thu Nov 20 2014 18:30:11 GMT+0000 (UTC)