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Puerto Rico

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: amended to no as no clear license regarding use of data.
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, XLS Update: added CSV (population), XLS (unemployment from US Dept. of Labor and GDP from Government Development Bank of Puerto Rico)
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No Data on National Accounts is not updated regularly, The agency in charge of statistics on National Accounts is the Puerto Rico Planning Board. Update: unemployment monthly from Dept. of Labor. Data on GDP latest from 2012, onwards predicted yearly. Population from 2010 census.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 4
findable_steps I used a readily available Internet search engine.
licence_url The data on the site is available publicly, but there is no reference to a specific license. Since the Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics collects and disseminates statistics from Puerto Rico's government agencies, licensing status of the data would be attributed to the individual government agencies.
Collected by government Yes
usability 2 Update: amended to 2 (from 3) as data requires some effort to make usable.
collector_name Instituto de Estadisticas de Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population Update: GDP found on site for Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico, unemployment found on site for US Department of Labour.
location http://estadisticas.pr - Instituto de Estadisticas de Puerto Rico main page, https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.pr.htm - Unemployment data from US Department of Labor, href="http://www.gdb-pur.com/economy/statistical-appendix.html" http://www.gdb-pur.com/economy/statistical-appendix.htm">rel="nofollow">http://www.gdb-pur.com/economy/statistical-appendix.htm - GDP data (Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico), http://www.estadisticas.gobierno.pr/iepr/Estadisticas/B - Population data Update: added description to main link, added links to population, GDP, and unemployment data
The Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics collects and disseminates statistics from Puerto Rico's government agencies.

This submission is valid, thank you Jacobo Orenstein for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Not easy to navigate and find data on Puerto Rico Institute of Statistics website. Additional data on Puerto Rico can also be found through US agencies, e.g. Department of Labor for unemployment data.

Meta data

Data location   http://estadisticas.pr - Instituto de Estadisticas de Puerto Rico main page
   https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.pr.htm - Unemployment data from US Department of Labor
   http://www.gdb-pur.com/economy/statistical-appendix.htm - GDP data (Government Development Bank for Puerto Rico)
   http://www.estadisticas.gobierno.pr/iepr/Estadisticas/B - Population data
Data licence   The data on the site is available publicly, but there is no reference to a specific license.
Data format   CSV, XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Jacobo Orenstein
Last modified   Wed Dec 14 2016 19:07:57 GMT+0000 (UTC)