National Statistics 65% open


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: Bureau of Statistics website: 'Copyright © 2004 BoS', open data portal website: no license (sponsored by African Development Bank)
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)
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No Update to no: GDP yearly (latest 2011), unemployment yearly (latest 2008), population yearly (latest 2013)
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes Update: open data portal requires signup to download data
findable 4
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 - Lesotho Bureau of Statistics , - Unemployment data, - Lesotho Open Data Portal , href=""">rel="nofollow"> - 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.

Meta data

Data location - Lesotho Bureau of Statistics - Unemployment data - Lesotho Open Data Portal - GDP & population data
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   CSV, JSON, XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Mon Jan 16 2017 19:40:08 GMT+0000 (UTC)