Administrative Boundaries 19% open (avg.)

Data on administrative units or areas defined for the purpose of administration by a (local) government. See our methodology section for more information.


Rank Place Breakdown Info Year Score Admin
54 Afghanistan
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2016 0%
54 Afghanistan

The Independent Local Governance Directorate has not fulfilled its mandate to take the lead on local governance that includes boundaries.


44 Albania
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2016 50%
44 Albania
54 Antigua and Barbuda
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2016 0%
54 Antigua and Barbuda

The responsible organisation appears to be Antigua and Barbuda Electoral Commission however there website is under construction and I was unable to identify any other government portal for the given datasets. http://www.abec.gov.ag/


19 Argentina
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2016 83%
1 Australia
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2016 100%
1 Austria
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2016 100%
1 Bangladesh
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2016 100%
54 Barbados
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2016 0%
54 Barbados

Rejected as there is no coordinates projection and polygon borders.


42 Belgium
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2016 61%
42 Belgium

The regions (also) publish carts of administrative boundaries etc


24 Bhutan
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2016 78%
24 Bolivia
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2016 78%
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina
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2016 0%
54 Bosnia and Herzegovina

Characteristic criteria not met: Boundary 1 + 2 for Republika Srpska and missing Boundary Level 2 for Federation.


54 Botswana
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2016 0%
24 Brazil
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2016 78%
51 Bulgaria
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2016 33%
54 Cambodia
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2016 0%
54 Cambodia

There is no information nor evidence shown that the data exist


51 Cameroon
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2016 33%
51 Cameroon

Administrative boundaries are available for level 1 and 2, yet only as images embedded on a website


1 Canada
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2016 100%
24 Chile
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2016 78%
1 Colombia
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2016 100%
1 Colombia

El Sistema de Información Geográfica para la Planeación y el Ordenamiento Territorial Nacional, constituye una organización de entidades, acuerdos y recursos tecnológicos que facilita el acceso y uso de información georreferenciada, con el propósito de contribuir a una eficiente y oportuna toma de decisiones por parte de las autoridades e instancias en el sistema de planeación, a nivel nacional, regional y local, en apoyo de una mejor gestión del desarrollo territorial.


51 Costa Rica
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2016 33%
51 Costa Rica

Originally submitted by Ignacio Alfaro Marín


44 Croatia
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2016 50%
54 Czech Republic
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2016 0%
54 Czech Republic

Boundary Level 2 is missing for http://geoportal.cuzk.cz/geoprohlizec/?wmcid=523 (View-only version (download is chargeable))


19 Denmark
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2016 83%
54 Dominican Republic
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2016 0%
54 Dominican Republic

Only a PDF map is available http://www.one.gob.do/SEN/317/division-politica-administrativa - Oficina Nacional de Estadística


24 El Salvador
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2016 78%
24 El Salvador

Each Ministry or National Agency describe in their website their organization chart but there is not any national administrative website that describe the quantity, types and distribution of administratives units or areas thru the government.


19 Finland
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2016 83%
1 France
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2016 100%
24 Germany
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2016 78%
24 Germany

other tool https://github.com/opendatalab-de/simple-geodata-selector

based on that


54 Ghana
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2016 0%
1 Great Britain
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2016 100%
1 Greece
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2016 100%
24 Guatemala
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2016 78%
24 Guatemala

The shapefiles that can be downloaded at http://www.segeplan.gob.gt/nportal/index.php/ide-descargas fulfils all the characteristic. There is a "Access to Public Information" law. It specifies access to information, but not whether the data can be freely reused by anyone for any purpose. Therefore the license does not count as open.


54 Guyana
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2016 0%
54 Guyana

No online data is available. Order for the digital maps must be made and a fee is charged, and copyright exists.


54 Hong Kong
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2016 0%
39 India
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2016 72%
54 Indonesia
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2016 0%
54 Indonesia

Rejected submission as characteristic Boundary Level 1 + 2 not available for download.


54 Iran
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2016 0%
54 Iran

Original submission rejected because missing characteristic Boundary Level 1 + 2.


39 Isle of Man
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2016 72%
54 Israel
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2016 0%
54 Israel

Reject original submission as unable to find Boundary 1 + 2


1 Italy
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2016 100%
54 Jamaica
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2016 0%
54 Jamaica

Reject submission as the PDF Map does not have Coordinate Projection and Polygon borders.


19 Japan
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2016 83%
19 Japan

last year, I made entry of Kokudo Suuchi Joho (国土数値情報) administrative boundary dataset. It changed their license to restrict the use. http://nlftp.mlit.go.jp/ksj/gml/datalist/KsjTmplt-N03-v2_3.html


54 Kenya
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2016 0%
54 Kenya

No official records are available online. One would have to purchase them from the Ministry of Lands


54 Kosovo
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2016 0%
44 Latvia
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2016 50%
54 Lesotho
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2016 0%
44 Macedonia
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2016 50%
54 Malawi
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2016 0%
54 Malaysia
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2016 0%
24 Mexico
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2016 78%
24 Mexico

From Enrique_Zapata in Forum: After these analyses, we would like to kindly request the GODI to take into account the following clarifications: Administrative Boundaries Inclusion of two new datasets: State and Municipality boundaries: inegi.org.mx/geo/contenidos/geoestadistica/catalogoclaves.aspx State and Municipality polygons: www.inegi.org.mx/geo/contenidos/geoestadistica/M_Geoestadistico.aspx3 Question B3, include all characteristics as present Question B6, there are regular updates made by INEGI more than once a year.


24 Mexico
Awaiting review
  anonymous
  22 days ago
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2016 100%
24 Mexico

Data is openly licensed


54 Montenegro
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2016 0%
54 Montenegro

Rejected the original submission as there is no Boundary Level 2.


54 Mozambique
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2016 0%
54 Myanmar
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2016 0%
54 Myanmar

There are no evidence to confirm that the data exist.


54 Namibia
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2016 0%
54 Namibia

Rejected original submission as the characteristic Boundary Level 1 + 2 are not available


54 Nepal
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2016 0%
54 Nepal

Identified the Local Governance and Community Development Programme (LGCDP) II under Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) as the Agency for Administrative Boundaries.

Reject the submission as the Administrative Boundaries map are only in JPG image; lacking Coordinates Projection and Polygons Borders.


1 Netherlands
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2016 100%
1 New Zealand
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2016 100%
1 New Zealand

I've assumed Boundary level 1 is Regional Council, and level 2 is Ward


1 Northern Ireland
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2016 100%
19 Norway
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2016 83%
54 Oman
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2016 0%
54 Oman

Reject original submission as does not match characteristic of Boundary Level 1 + 2


54 Pakistan
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2016 0%
54 Panama
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2016 0%
54 Panama

All i found was this: https://www.contraloria.gob.pa/INEC/archivos/0.3232691Distrital.pdf


1 Paraguay
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2016 100%
42 Peru
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2016 61%
39 Philippines
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2016 72%
39 Philippines

Data (shapefiles) for administrative boundaries can be found at https://www.philgis.org/ free for educational and nonprofit use. Other sites also have this data published online.


24 Poland
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2016 78%
24 Poland

The license provided in is not open http://codgik.gov.pl/index.php/darmowe-dane.html It states "The Client has no right to reproduce, sell, share or otherwise to market or distribute the content Geoportal, in whole or in part, in particular transfer or share it in the computer systems and networks, or any other ICT systems."

Thank you to original submitter Krzysztof Madejski


24 Portugal
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2016 78%
24 Puerto Rico
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2016 78%
1 Romania
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2016 100%
54 Russia
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2016 0%
54 Russia

Reject original submission as there is no indication of Boundary Level 2 in the map viewer (http://pkk5.rosreestr.ru/)


54 Saint Kitts and Nevis
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2016 0%
54 Saint Kitts and Nevis

Reject submission as no coordinates projection and polygon borders


54 Saint Lucia
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2016 0%
54 Saint Lucia

Rejected the original submission as there is no coordinates projection.


54 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
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2016 0%
54 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Rejected original submission as the map does not have Coordinates Projection.


44 Serbia
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2016 50%
44 Serbia

It is hard to get the data, despite the fact it is free.


1 Singapore
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2016 100%
54 Slovakia
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2016 0%
54 Slovakia

Rejected the original submission as there is no Boundary Level 2.


54 Slovenia
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2016 0%
54 Slovenia

Rejected the original submission as there is no Boundary Level 1.


24 South Africa
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2016 78%
24 South Africa

The data is not really hosted on the portal, and the license therefore cant really apply to it.


54 Sweden
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2016 0%
54 Sweden

Rejected the original submission as there is no Boundary Level 1+ 2.


24 Switzerland
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2016 78%
1 Taiwan
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2016 100%
24 Tanzania
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2016 78%
24 Tanzania

This is a correction to the original submission of Joachim Mangilima


54 Thailand
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2016 0%
54 Thailand

Rejected the original submission as there is no Boundary Level 1+ 2.


54 The Bahamas
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2016 0%
54 The Bahamas

Unable to identify an online government entity with the requisite data to fit the criteria of the survey.


44 Trinidad and Tobago
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2016 50%
54 Tunisia
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2016 0%
54 Tunisia

Reject original submission as it does not have Boundary Level 2


24 Turkey
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2016 78%
44 Ukraine
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2016 50%
1 United States
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2016 100%
1 Uruguay
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2016 100%
54 Venezuela
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2016 0%
54 Venezuela

Rejected as original submission does not have Boundary Level 2


54 Zambia
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2016 0%
54 Zimbabwe
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2016 0%