National Statistics 83% open

Japan

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): 2

Data format

CSV, RDF, XLS

Data Location

  • http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/eStatTopPortalE.do - e-Stat Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan (English)
  • http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/eStatTopPortal.do - e-Stat Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan (Japanese)
  • http://www.stat.go.jp/english/ - Statistics Bureau (English)
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once No Update: no, data is split into quarters/years
    Up-to-date Yes GDP and unemployment statistics are updated every 3 months. population statics is updated every year
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format CSV, RDF, XLS
    findable 4
    findable_steps I did search box on top page of e-stat.
    licence_url http://www.e-stat.go.jp/estat/html/spec_en.html
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 2
    collector_name Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications Initial submission: 'Data is created by Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications. Provided by National Statistics Center.' Updated to 'Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications' - Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan is developed by Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, in collaboration with ministries and agencies, and is managed by Incorporated Administrative Agency National Statistics Center.
    characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
    location http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/eStatTopPortalE.do - e-Stat Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan (English), http://www.e-stat.go.jp/SG1/estat/eStatTopPortal.do - e-Stat Portal Site of Official Statistics of Japan (Japanese), http://www.stat.go.jp/english/ - Statistics Bureau (English) Update: added link to Statistics Bureau

    Details

    "e-stat" is the one-stop government statistics data site of Japan. Most of data are available in Excel, some are CSV (unfortunately PDF remains). You may use them free of charge. This year, SPARQL endpoint and LOD data website are opened. URL: http://data.e-stat.go.jp/lodw/

    Reviewer comments

    This submission is valid, thank you for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Updated name of government agency to 'Statistics Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications'. Amend B5 to no as data split into multiple files e.g. years/quarters.

    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 12:16:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)