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, JSON, XLS
|Openly licenced||No||Update: Bureau of Statistics website: 'Copyright © 2004 BoS', open data portal website: no license (sponsored by African Development Bank)|
|Downloadable at once||Yes|
|Up-to-date||No||Update to no: GDP yearly (latest 2011), unemployment yearly (latest 2008), population yearly (latest 2013)|
|Available free of charge||Yes||Update: open data portal requires signup to download data|
|In an open and machine-readable format||CSV, JSON, XLS||Update: unemployment report in DOC, population & GDP can be downloaded in multiple formats (visual: PPTX, XLS, PDF, PNG, data: CVS, XLS, Atomsvc, & JSON, SDMX, OData)|
|findable_steps||I google searched National Statistics Lesotho and found this website on the first page of search results.|
|Collected by government||Yes|
|usability||2||Update: Population and GDP data can be downloaded as XLS, unemployment needs to be extracted from table in Word doc|
|collector_name||Lesotho Bureau of Statistics|
|characteristics||Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population|
|location||http://www.bos.gov.ls/ - Lesotho Bureau of Statistics , http://www.bos.gov.ls/nada/index.php/catalog/7 - Unemployment data, http://lesotho.opendataforafrica.org - Lesotho Open Data Portal , href="http://lesotho.opendataforafrica.org/LSSED2016/socio-economic-database-lesotho-2015" http://lesotho.opendataforafrica.org/LSSED2016/socio-ec">rel="nofollow">http://lesotho.opendataforafrica.org/LSSED2016/socio-ec - GDP & population data||Update: Population & GDP data can be found by selecting options in the 'Socio-Economic Database, Lesotho, 2015' on the Open Data Portal|
This submission is valid, thank you Tricia Govindasamy for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. B6 updated to no as data is not recent. Various data sets can be found in multiple formats through the open data portal but requires signin to download.