National Statistics 83% 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?

Data Usability Beta

The submitter assessed the usability of the data as follows (3 - little to no effort needed, 1 - extensive effort needed): 1

Data format


Data Location

  • - Main site of the Philippine Statistics Authority
  • - 2015 Census
  • - Economy press release with GDP
  • - Employment data for October 2016
  • - Open Data entry on April 2016 employment data
  • All answers

    Question Answer Comment
    Openly licenced Yes
    Downloadable at once Yes
    Up-to-date No GDP and unemployment are regularly updated, but population data takes years (e.g. last censuses were 2000, 2007, 2010, 2015). Update: projections exist for future but only at five year intervals.
    Publicly available Yes
    Available free of charge Yes
    In an open and machine-readable format HTML, XLS Data also in PDF. Mostly in PDF.
    findable 3
    findable_steps The summary data are found on the front page of the PSA site. Datasets can be found via links from the main site (e.g. clicking on the summary data) or a quick search from the search box (e.g. "employment 2016", "census 2015").
    licence_url The footers of both the PSA website and say, "All content is in the public domain unless otherwise stated."
    Collected by government Yes
    usability 1 Since a lot of the data is in PDF, a lot of effort is required to turn them to text that can be analyzed.
    collector_name Philippine Statistics Authority
    characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
    location - Main site of the Philippine Statistics Authority, - 2015 Census, - Economy press release with GDP, - Employment data for October 2016, - Open Data entry on April 2016 employment data

    Reviewer comments

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    Meta data

    Date the data became available   Unknown
    Format of data   Unknown
    Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
    Submitters   anonymous
    Last modified   Tue Dec 13 2016 09:09:13 GMT+0000 (UTC)