Health statistics 60% open


What data is expected?

Key national indicators on health outcomes and reproductive health. At minimum we assess national aggregates, split by sex, age, disease type and other criteria from our research handbook.

  • Immunization rates
  • Disease prevalence
  • Maternal mortality rate
  • Infant mortality rate
  • Fertility rate
  • Stunting rate
  • Over-/ underweight rate
  • Disaggregation by sex/age
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes Yes. However, only few datasets are available online as open data. Most of them is statistics reports.
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No no indication.
Up-to-date Yes For example the ministry has up to date data of the Demographic and Health Survey since 1992 and many other sets. However, many of these datasets are not available online but only on requests
In an open and machine-readable format pdf report
location - NAMIBIA 2011 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS MAIN REPORT The ministry has also shared data of its statistics with the statistics agency. Which are available online on the NSA statistics portal
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I have interviewed officials and searched online.
characteristics Fertility rate
Controlled access Yes Some data is not available online but can be requested from the ministry. This can be sometimes be difficult.
Collector name Ministry of Health and Social Services (MOHSS)

Meta data

Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Codrina Maria Ilie
Submitters   Amugongoamech L
Last modified   Sun May 06 2018 22:50:21 GMT+0000 (UTC)