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


According to the Census and Statistics Act of 2007, Zimbabwean statistics is done by a corporate body - The Zimbabwe National Statistics Agency (ZIMSTAT). The agency suppose to provide quarterly surveys, yet it seems that they can not sustain such reports and that most of the data is out dated. Quarterly reports that do exist are in PDF format and do not give bulk information. There is a link to the African development bank portal, but I couldn't find the information there.

Reviewer comments

Accurate and comprehensive

Data Availability

  • N Openly licensed
  • Y Is the data available for free
  • N Is the data machine readable
  • N Available in bulk
  • N 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   Unknown
Reviewer   Katelyn Rogers
Submitters   Mor Rubinstein
Last modified   Fri Nov 21 2014 09:17:31 GMT+0000 (UTC)