National Statistics 83% open

Thailand

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): 3

Data format

CSV, XLS

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Openly licenced Yes
Downloadable at once Yes
Up-to-date No
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
In an open and machine-readable format CSV, XLS
findable 4
findable_steps I went through the http://service.nso.go.th/ website and I found the National Statistics on the site.
licence_url http://service.nso.go.th/nso/web/about/webpolicy03.pdf http://service.nso.go.th/nso/web/about/webpolicy02.pdf http://service.nso.go.th/nso/web/about/webpolicy01.pdf
Collected by government Yes
usability 3
collector_name National Statistical Office
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National unemployment, National population
location http://164.115.22.198/statv2/bipage/national%20Accounts - GDP data, http://164.115.22.198/statv2/bipage/Labor.html - Labour data, http://164.115.22.198/statv2/bipage/pop.html - Population data, http://web.nso.go.th/ - National Statistical Office main site

Details

1) Administration and Management of National Statistical System. The statistical system in Thailand is regarded as the decentralized system; the National Statistical Office has played the major role in producing basic statistics, while the other government agencies can also produce statistics for their own purposes. Thus to respond the needs of users effectively and cost effective, the National Statistical Office has set up the first – ever Statistical Master Plan (2011 – 2015) for being a tool in administration and management statistical system of the country in order to produce standardized and harmonized statistics. The National Statistical Office also introduces StatXML and web service to link and exchange statistical information to be jointly used among government agencies. 2) Statistical Data Production. Data Production is regarded as one of the major mission of the National Statistical Office, especially the production of Basic Statistics for policy and measures formulation, including monitoring and evaluation of the economic and social development of the country. There are about 20 – 25 projects of statistical surveys and census conducted each year, based on strictly statistical techniques. In addition around 10 -15 projects of special surveys on public opinion, concerning interesting issues, are conducted to seek public opinion on the Government policies, and the needs from the Government. Moreover, the National Statistical Office has done also statistical analysis with its own produced data then presented some related indicators for measuring economic and social trends. 3) Statistical Service. There are various means in providing statistical service by the National Statistical Office, i.e. publication, CD-ROM, Databank and via internet of NSO website at http://www.nso.go.th Data provided are of both NSO production and of which other statistical agencies. The National Statistical Office also provides training courses on statistics and computer, including advisory service. The service also includes the consultation about the use of statistical data and special request of statistical tabulation. The users of both public and private sectors in and outside the country can equally access to our statistical service.

Reviewer comments

Data for Gross Domestic Product (annual) and Gross National Product (quarterly) are not updated. Therefore the original submission was amended. Thank you Phimluck Klangwichit for contributing to the Global Open Data Index.

Meta data

Date the data became available   Unknown
Format of data   Unknown
Reviewer   Danny Lämmerhirt
Submitters   Danny Lämmerhirt
Last modified   Tue Apr 04 2017 08:14:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)