National Statistics 85% 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?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, RDF, XLS
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
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
"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/

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

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)
Data licence   http://www.e-stat.go.jp/estat/html/spec_en.html
Data format   CSV, RDF, XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Dec 05 2016 12:16:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)