Open Knowledge

National Statistics 50% 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? No (No URL given)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (HTML, XLS, CSV, TXT, TSV, QCSV)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Statistical Institute of Jamaica -STATIN)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


GDP data

Unemployment (only up to 2014)

Population (only up to 2014)

Reviewer comments

Data not as timely as possible, not openly licensed.



  • Zach Christensen


  • Bruce Hoo Fung