Open Knowledge

National Statistics 100% 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? Yes(Here)
  •   Is the data available for free? Yes
  •   Is the data machine readable? Yes (PDF, CSV, XLS,DOC)
  •   Available in bulk? Yes
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes published by Institutul Național de Statistică)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


The National Statistics Institute collects the data and it can be retrieved:

(1) online, free of charge, PDF format, for the main indicators

(2) online, interrogation of the database using the interface provided by an institution. Most data is free but it requires an account (also free). Data can't be downloaded in bulk.

(3) Offline, data can be downloded in bulk data, for a fee, after submitting a specific request

(4) the data are under copyright © 1998-2014 Institutul National de Statistica - ROMANIA, and it is unclear if there is a licence.

Reviewer comments

Added the open license. Data does exist for 2015 (GDP and Unemployment).



  • Mor Rubinstein


  • Mor Rubinstein