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National Statistics 70% open


What data is expected?

Key national statistics such as demographic and economic indicators (GDP, unemployment, population, etc). To satisfy this category, the following minimum criteria must be met:

  • GDP for the whole country updated at least quarterly
  • Unemployment statistics updated at least monthly
  • Population updated at least once a year

What data is available

  •   Openly licensed? Unsure (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (Excel, CSV, PDF)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Composition and identity GDP, Harmonised unemployment rate, Average population published by National Bank of Belgium, Statistics Belgium)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Many separate spreadsheets available, although some data is only available when making a selection using online report builder.

More data is available at

Note that all statistics are also published by Eurostat. Where they are available in bulk. See This holds for every European Union Member state.

Reviewer comments

Data current but do not appear to be openly licensed.



  • Zach Christensen


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