National Statistics 30% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No © Copyright 2016 Barbados Statistical Service
In an open and machine-readable format HTML Census document in PDF Indicator statistics within website main page
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
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

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

Meta data

Data location - Barbados Statistical Service Homepage with 2014 GDP figure and unemployment rate for 2015 - Barbados Population & Housing Census
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   HTML
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 18:39:56 GMT+0000 (UTC)