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(as The dataset(s) available under Statistics > By Themes. published by Department of Statistics Malaysia)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


Unemployment data up to 2015 in PDF (up to 2012 in excel)

GDP data up to 2015 in PDF (up to 2012 in excel)

Population up to 2010 in PDF

Reviewer comments

Data not open but mostly up to date if not regular.



  • Zach Christensen


  • Hazwany Jamaluddin