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


JSON API for large amounts of statistical data. The API is rate limited but possible to use to retrieve large amounts of data. License terms comparable to CC-BY (but CC-BY not explicitly stated).

GDP also available here. Population available here. Unemployment available here.

Reviewer comments

Current data available in a range of formats with open license.

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, XLS, CSV, SCB, PC-Axis
Reviewer   Zach Christensen
Submitters   Asmen Gül
Last modified   Fri Oct 02 2015 00:21:34 GMT+0000 (UTC)