Open Knowledge

National Statistics 35% 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? No (n/a)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Department of Statistics)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Jordan Department for Statistics, has the following data in its homepage (

  • Unemployment (until last quarter, Q2 2015)
  • GDP (Q1 2015)

Populations Census (, has the following:

  • Population (until 2012)

However, there is ongoing census for 2015 population here,

The data in Jordan's Open Data Portal ( is not up to date. Thus, we will base our submission here on the Department of Statistics.

Reviewer comments

Data not fully current, no open license.



  • Zach Christensen


  • Tarek Amr