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.
The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 2
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|
|Available free of charge||Yes|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, RDF, XLS|
|findable_steps||I did search box on top page of e-stat.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|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.