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El Salvador

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 Updated link to 'rights of citizen' which suggests data should be in public domain.
In an open and machine-readable format XLS Population data from last census in XLS
Downloadable at once No Update: census data split into separate files, post census population data in pdf report.
Up-to-date No Update: Last population data from 2007 census, from 2005 - 2025 population projections exist. Amended to no as data not found on GDP or unemployment.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 2
findable_steps Google Advanced Search
licence_url http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/contactenos/cartas Update: moved link initially provided to above as population data not open license. Amended to link 'Cartas de Derecho'
Collected by government Yes
usability 1
collector_name Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos
Controlled access Yes
characteristics National population
location http://www.digestyc.gob.sv - Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos, http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/novedades/avisos/5 - Population data (predictions), http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/temas/des/poblacio - Population data (2007 census) Update: Added links to population data
The file is in PDF format. You need to use conversion tools to split pages and to scrape the data.

This submission is valid, thank you Omar Luna for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Added XLS format for population data (from census). Not able to find data on unemployment of GDP. Clear open license doesn't exist but the 'Cartas de Derecho' suggest data should be in public domain & free of charge.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.digestyc.gob.sv - Dirección General de Estadísticas y Censos
   http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/novedades/avisos/5 - Population data (predictions)
   http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/temas/des/poblacio - Population data (2007 census)
Data licence   http://www.digestyc.gob.sv/index.php/contactenos/cartas
Data format   XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Omar Luna
Last modified   Thu Dec 08 2016 18:05:59 GMT+0000 (UTC)