National Statistics 65% open

Jamaica

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 Update: terms of use, http://statinja.gov.jm/Standardservices.aspx & website '© 2017 Statistical Institute of Jamaica'
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, HTML, TXT, XLS
Downloadable at once Yes Data tables are immediately loaded on the site plus users can download in the format of XLS, CSV, QCSV, TSV and TEXT and shared via various channels
Up-to-date No On the site GDP data loads up to 2015, population data loaded up to 2014 however unemployment was up to date to 2016. Update: GDP latest Q3 2016 (http://statinja.gov.jm/NationalAccounting/Quarterly/NewQuarterlyGDP.aspx)
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps Upon entering the keywords in Google "national statistics jamaica", STATIN was the first result. The website's interface easily revealed the data sets of interest.
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN) The Statistical Institute of Jamaica's (STATIN) main functions is to collect, compile, analyse, abstract and publish statistical information relating to the commercial, industrial, social, economic and general activities and condition of the people;
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
location http://statinja.gov.jm/ - Statistical Institute of Jamaica, http://data.gov.jm/ - Jamaica Open Data Portal, http://statinja.gov.jm/NationalAccounting/Quarterly/New - GDP data, http://statinja.gov.jm/Demo_SocialStats/Newpopulation.a - Population data, http://statinja.gov.jm/LabourForce/NewLFS.aspx - Unemployment data Update: added link to GDP, population, and unemployment data
STATIN has made recent changes to their website hosting a friendlier user interface and delivering various datasets via the site.

This submission is valid, thank you Alesha Aris for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Data location   http://statinja.gov.jm/ - Statistical Institute of Jamaica
   http://data.gov.jm/ - Jamaica Open Data Portal
   http://statinja.gov.jm/NationalAccounting/Quarterly/New - GDP data
   http://statinja.gov.jm/Demo_SocialStats/Newpopulation.a - Population data
   http://statinja.gov.jm/LabourForce/NewLFS.aspx - Unemployment data
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV, HTML, TXT, XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Fri Jan 13 2017 18:35:24 GMT+0000 (UTC)