National Statistics 85% open


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 Yes
In an open and machine-readable format XLS We standardized all the Statistical Center of Iran's data and we have TSVs and CSVs and are going to upgrade them to LOD. but it's unofficial. The standard data is available at
Downloadable at once Yes Update: amend to yes
Up-to-date No Update: no, unemployment yearly (latest 2013), population yearly (latest 2011), GDP yearly (latest 2011).
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps I directly enter the website, but it's a popular website between data user, especially researchers.
licence_url There's nothing There's nothing, but I asked former head of Statistical Centre of Iran and he said the data are open for all.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Update: amended to 2
collector_name Statistical Centre of Iran
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
location - Statistical Centre of Iran (English), - Statistical Centre of Iran (Persian), - Unemployment data, - Population data, - GDP data Update: added links to unemployment, population, and GDP data

This submission is valid, thank you MohammadHossein Khani for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. B5 amended to yes as each dataset can be downloaded. B6 amended to no as each dataset is updated yearly and is not up to date. B9 amended to 2, requires some work.

Meta data

Data location - Statistical Centre of Iran (English) - Statistical Centre of Iran (Persian) - Unemployment data - Population data - GDP data
Data licence   There's nothing
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   MohammadHossein Khani
Last modified   Sat Dec 31 2016 20:18:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)