National Statistics 30% open

Malawi

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: website '2013 © National Statistical Office'
In an open and machine-readable format PDF. Update: the open data portal allows for data to be downloaded in multiple formats (XLM, XLS, CVX, PNG, PDF, PPT, Atomsvc) but most data is not yet available on the portal.
Downloadable at once No Update: amended to no, data is found within different PDF reports
Up-to-date No Not sure. Update: population yearly (latest 2014), employment yearly (latest 2013), GDP yearly (latest 2012, 2013-2015 projections).
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I google searched national statistics Malawi and this was the first search result.
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Republic of Malawi National Statistics Office
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
location http://www.nsomalawi.mw/ - National Statistics Office, http://www.dataportal.nsomalawi.mw/ - Data Portal Malawi, http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - Key publications Update: added additional link

This submission is valid, thank you Tricia Govindasamy for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. All data found is within PDFs, although the open data portal allows for data to be downloaded in multiple formats (XLM, XLS, CVX, PNG, PDF, PPT, Atomsvc) but most data is not yet available on the portal. B5 amended to no as data is found within different PDF reports.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/ - National Statistics Office
   http://www.dataportal.nsomalawi.mw/ - Data Portal Malawi
   http://www.nsomalawi.mw/index.php?option=com_content&vi - Key publications
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Tricia Govindasamy
Last modified   Tue Jan 17 2017 15:28:24 GMT+0000 (UTC)