National Statistics 65% open

Costa Rica

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 Footer: 'Copyrigth 2016 - INEC Costa Rica'
In an open and machine-readable format XLS
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No Updated: amended to 'no' as data not up to date. Last census (population) 2011. Employment data every three months (latest Q4 2016). Latest GPD found 2013
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I wrote Estadísticas Nacionales on Google Search and the first result if the correct. In the site, there is a thematic search on the left.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2
collector_name Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC)
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population Update: added GDP as found additional date while searching site.
location http://www.inec.go.cr/ - El Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC), http://www.inec.go.cr/poblacion/ - Population data, http://www.inec.go.cr/empleo - Employment data, http://www.inec.go.cr/anuario-estadistico/anuario-estad - Economic data (including GDP/PIB) Update: Amended source description. Added links to specific data.
The statistics are only gross totals. No granularity available. And are charts that should be cleaned and structured as a database Originally submitted by Ignacio Alfaro Marín

This submission is valid, thank you for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Added GDP to data found & links to specific data. Amended B6 to no as data found not up to date.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.inec.go.cr/ - El Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Censos (INEC)
   http://www.inec.go.cr/poblacion/ - Population data
   http://www.inec.go.cr/empleo - Employment data
   http://www.inec.go.cr/anuario-estadistico/anuario-estad - Economic data (including GDP/PIB)
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Fri Jan 27 2017 18:08:52 GMT+0000 (UTC)