Open Knowledge

National Statistics / 2014 60% 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? Yes (HTML)
  •   Available in bulk? No
  •   Is the data provided on a timely and up to date basis? Yes
  •   Publicly available? Yes(as Statistics - Everybody's Business published by Statistical Institute of Jamaica)
  •   Is data in digital form? Yes
  •   Is the data available online? Yes (Here)
  •   Does the data exist? Yes


From the dataset for national statistics, each segment has open data based on Economic, Labour Market and Earnings, Demographic & Social Statistics and Censuses. Each category can be clicked and the option to download statistics in CSV, PDF, XLS, etc.

Reviewer comments

Links checked and description is accurate.



  • Jenny Molloy


  • Bruce HooFung