National Statistics 33% open


What data is expected?

Key national statistics on demographic and economic indicators such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), or unemployment and population statistics. See our methodology section for more information.

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • National unemployment
  • National population

How open is the data?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2

Data format


Data Location

  • - Barbados Statistical Service Homepage with 2014 GDP figure and unemployment rate for 2015
  • - Barbados Population & Housing Census
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced No © Copyright 2016 Barbados Statistical Service
    Downloadable at once No Data is not readily downloaded but can be copied from the website
    Up-to-date No Latest data on employment and population from 2010. Latest GDP from 2014.
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML Census document in PDF Indicator statistics within website main page
    findable 4
    findable_steps It was easy being connected to the data, by merely carrying out a google search for the keywords "barbados national statstics" I found the Barbados Statistical Service website and the data
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Barbados Statistical Service The Statistical Service has a mandate to collect, compile, analyse, abstract and publish reliable and timely information relating to the social, economic and general activities or conditions of the inhabitants of Barbados.
    characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population Very limited information available on GDP
    location - Barbados Statistical Service Homepage with 2014 GDP figure and unemployment rate for 2015, - Barbados Population & Housing Census


    The data is briefly captioned on the website; with the GDP value for 2014, unemployment rate for 2015 and population census for 2000. The lack of historical figures or even up to date ones limits online data to users

    Reviewer comments

    This submission is valid, thank you Alesha Aris for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. All downloadable information within PDF documents.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
    Submitters   Alesha Aris
    Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 18:39:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)