National Statistics 78% open

Hong Kong

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): 3

Data format


All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced No No - although does have public license (
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date Yes Update: GDP quarterly, unemployment bimonthly, population monthly
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, HTML, XLS, XML
findable 4
findable_steps Go to Data.Gov.HK Update/note: Data.Gov.HK is only data portal and links go to main Census and Statistics Department.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Census and Statistics Department
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
location - Census and Statistics Department, - GDP data, - Population data, - Unemployment data Update: amended link to Census and Statistics Department, added links to GDP, population, and unemployment data

Reviewer comments

This submission is valid, thank you for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. B7 updated to no - although does have public license (

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Tue Nov 22 2016 02:14:43 GMT+0000 (UTC)