National Statistics 83% open

Oman

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
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No GDP is a couple of years old, also some population sub-categories are a couple of years old.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format XLS
findable 4
findable_steps Big icons are found on the home page that allow you to select the dataset you want toview.
licence_url http://www.data.gov.om/Content/Oman/en/TermsOfUse.html
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Update: amended to 2 as limited file formats available.
collector_name National Centre for Statistics and Information
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National population Update: statistics bulletins contain information on labour and job seekers but not specifically unemployment
location http://www.data.gov.om/ - Official Data Portal, https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Pages/NCSI.aspx - National Centre for Statistics and Information main site, https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Pages/NCSI.aspx - National Centre for Statistics and Information (English), http://www.data.gov.om/en/Dashboards - Data dashboards (population & GDP) Update: added link to National Centre for Statistics and Information & data dashboards
The official Omani data portal provides statistics on population, GDP, oil prices, international trade, public finance, and other topics, but not unemployment. The data in many of these sections does not appear to be up to date, with some not being updated for more than two years.

This submission is valid, thank you Riyadh Al-Balushi for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. B9 amended to 2 as limited file formats available. Statistics bulletins contain information on labour and job seekers but not specifically unemployment.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.data.gov.om/ - Official Data Portal
   https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Pages/NCSI.aspx - National Centre for Statistics and Information main site
   https://www.ncsi.gov.om/Pages/NCSI.aspx - National Centre for Statistics and Information (English)
   http://www.data.gov.om/en/Dashboards - Data dashboards (population & GDP)
Data licence   http://www.data.gov.om/Content/Oman/en/TermsOfUse.html
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Riyadh Al-Balushi
Last modified   Tue Dec 13 2016 15:38:20 GMT+0000 (UTC)