National Statistics 50% open

The Bahamas

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): 1

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No Update: T&C don't say how data can be used:
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No Update: unemployment yearly, latest 2016; GDP yearly, latest 2015, population yearly (projections)
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format Documents are downloaded as PDFs
findable 2
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 - Department of Statistics, - Population & Census, - Social Statistics, - Labour statistics (including unemployment), - National accounts data Update: added link to labour statistics & national accounts

Reviewer comments

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.

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Wed Jan 18 2017 04:15:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)