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Trinidad and Tobago

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 Update: amended to yes, while not ideal open license, allows for free use & reuse of data
In an open and machine-readable format HTML, XLS Data is downloadable as in XLS or PDF format, while the figures also loads on the website
Downloadable at once No
Up-to-date Yes Population is update to date as the figure for 2016 is listed. It appears that GDP is up to date as figures for 2016 are apparent. Update: unemployment change is from Q2 2016, although no numbers only percentage change.
Publicly available Yes
Available free of charge Yes
findable 3
findable_steps By searching on google "trinidad and tobago national statistics" I was easily connected to Central Statistical Office website http://cso.gov.tt
licence_url http://cso.gov.tt/terms-of-use/
Collected by government Yes
usability 1 The data is not downloadable. Update: amended to 1, although GDP & population can be downloaded in XLS it is only one file per year, work needs to be done to make usable & potential convert to additional formats.
collector_name Central Statistical Office
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, National population Unemployment link is broken. Update: latest unemployment change can be found in latest indicators section but no specific numbers.
location http://cso.gov.tt/statistics/ - Central Statistical Office, http://cso.gov.tt/data/?productID=31-Population-Mid-Yea - Population data, http://cso.gov.tt/latest-indicators/ - Latest indicators (including unemployment change) Update: added links to population & latest indicators. GDP can be found under list from Statistics option in menu.

This submission is valid, thank you Alesha Aris for contributing to the Global Open Data Index. Added link to license. Amended usability to 1. Information on unemployment cannot be found, only percentage change (no specific numbers).

Meta data

Data location   http://cso.gov.tt/statistics/ - Central Statistical Office
   http://cso.gov.tt/data/?productID=31-Population-Mid-Yea - Population data
   http://cso.gov.tt/latest-indicators/ - Latest indicators (including unemployment change)
Data licence   http://cso.gov.tt/terms-of-use/
Data format   HTML, XLS
Reviewer   Sophie Lafayette
Submitters   Alesha Aris
Last modified   Fri Jan 20 2017 01:25:17 GMT+0000 (UTC)