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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2
|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.|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||HTML||Census document in PDF Indicator statistics within website main page|
|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|
|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||http://www.barstats.gov.bb/ - Barbados Statistical Service Homepage with 2014 GDP figure and unemployment rate for 2015, http://www.barstats.gov.bb/census/index.html - 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.