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National Statistics / 2014 50% open

Macedonia, the ...

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 (Excel, PC-Axis)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? No
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by State Statistical Office)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


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:

Reviewer comments

Correction referring download of data in bulk.



  • Daniela Mattern


  • Metamorphosis Foundation