Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of / 2014 35% open
PDF files that contain information on the government's budget for a given year can be found on the website of the Ministry of Finance. Data is available since 2008.
Format: Excel, PC-Axis
The major issue related to the work of the State Statistical Office is that there is no recent census. This fact makes all data less valuable and affects their accuracy. Data is not available in bulk. Every indicator must be downloaded separately. Example here: http://makstat.stat.gov.mk/pxweb2007bazi/Database/Statistics%20by%20subject/Gross%20Domestic%20Product%20and%20Gross%20Fixed%20Capital%20Formation/Gross%20Domestic%20Product/Gross%20Domestic%20Product.asp
The Ministry of Transport and Communications provide a registry of all bus lines. There is only an online search function. Search results are provided in HTML format, no download is available. Train timetables are maintained by the Macedonian Rail Company (http://mztransportad.com.mk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=160&Itemid=287&lang=mk) but only provided in PDF format. The train timetables can be found here: http://mztransportad.com.mk/dokumenti/IZMENETO-DZEPNO--PDF%20Juni-2014.pdf
The Ministry of Justice maintains a data base of all the legal documents: http://www.justice.gov.mk/LDBISReader/SearchLawRegulation.aspx Users can perform a search. Unfortunately, only the first 30 results are shown (currently there are 33 949 documents in the database). There is no bulk download available.
The measured concentrations of six pollutants from 17 monitoring stations are collected every hour by Ministry of Environment and Physical Planning. Measurements are available here: http://airquality.moepp.gov.mk/?page_id=4 and there are interactive visualization tools available. There is no download option, though.
The State Election Commission provides the data: http://www.sec.mk/index.php?lang=mk Data is online available for 2014. Interactive graphics are provided but data is in html and download options do not exist.
Format: SHP, PDF
The State Agency for Real Estate Registry also is responsible for organizing geospatial data. All available map products are listed here: http://www.katastar.gov.mk/en/Page.aspx?Id=459&m=1564 Data is currently offered in different formats for a small fee. Data can't be ordered and paid online. An online map service is available here: http://gis.katastar.gov.mk/Arec/ Different layers can be selected but there is no download option available.
The Ministry of Finance provides the final accounts of each fiscal year: http://www.finance.gov.mk/mk/node/575, transactional data is not available to the public, also it is assumed that it exists, as the final accounts represent aggregated data. The report is provided in PDF format, the one for 2013 is available here: http://www.finance.gov.mk/files/u6/ZAVRSNA%202013%20ZA%20OBJAVUVANJE%20%28KRATKA%29_0.pdf
The Central Register of Macedonia gathers and administers company registries. Citizens can consult the registry (http://www.crm.com.mk/DS/default.aspx?MainId=12) but they need the number of the legal entity to get access to the data. Data is maintained timely (there is a related e-government service to business registration) but is not publicly available.
The Postal Agency of Republic of Macedonia (http://www.ap.mk/) provides а free and easy to use search option (http://www.ap.mk/mk/griza-korisnici/postenski-kodovi), that lists the postal codes in the country, or lists the exact location (nearest city or village) if the postal code itself is entered. No latitudes or longitudes are provided.
- Georg Neumann
- Daniela Mattern
- Gil Zaretzer
- Kamil Gregor
- Mor Rubinstein
- Zach Christensen
- Stephen Gates
- Nisha Thompson
- yar michl
- Rebecca Sentance
- Tryggvi Björgvinsson
- Codrina Maria Ilie
- Metamorphosis Foundation