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): 1
|Openly licenced||No||Update: T&C don't say how data can be used: http://bit.ly/2nxOSL1|
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Up-to-date||No||Update: unemployment yearly, latest 2016; GDP yearly, latest 2015, population yearly (projections)|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||Documents are downloaded as PDFs|
|findable_steps||The keywords "national statistics bahamas" lead me to the central government page however the link to national statistics was broken. Following a google result allowed me access the page however it was difficult finding adequate data and there was diffculty downloading existing documents|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||1||Update: amended to 1 as data requires extraction from PDFs before usable.|
|collector_name||Department of Statistics||Update: amended agency title|
|characteristics||Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population||Difficulty downloading documents from the national accounts. Update: added National unemployment|
|location||http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/ - Department of Statistics, http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/key%20stati - Population & Census, http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/Key%20Stati - Social Statistics, http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/key%20stati - Labour statistics (including unemployment), http://www.bahamas.gov.bs/wps/portal/public/key%20stati - National accounts data||Update: added link to labour statistics & national accounts|
This submission is valid, thank you Alesha Aris for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Data on unemployment is also available. All data found within PDF reports. Data not up to date. Licensing is unclear.