National Statistics 45% open


What data is expected?

Key national statistics on demographic and economic indicators.

  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Trade statistics of import and export
  • Foreign aid
  • Foreign Direct Investment
  • National employment rate
  • Birth and death statistics
  • National population census
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No No explicit license, but there is “Statistics collected under the Statistics Act while using public funds will be made available and accessible to users as a public good.“
Up-to-date No Data is up to date. However, they only have data as from 2011 when NSA was created by the act of parliament
In an open and machine-readable format
location - NSA data portal, - GDP, - CPI, - Trade, - Employment, - Census * GPD - PDF, XLS - outdated * CPI - PDF, XLS * Trade - PDF * Employment - PDF, outdated * Vital stats not tracked: “Currently the division does not compile vital statistics from the civil registration because the system is under creation but estimates on vital statistics are made from censuses and surveys data.” * Census - PDF
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I have searched online and contacted the NSA executive for data quality
characteristics Gross Domestic Product, Consumer Price Index, Trade statistics of import and export, National employment rate, National population census
Controlled access Yes However, you need to register in order to download the data.
Collector name Namibia Statistics Agency
They have both the metadata and actual raw data available in open formats

Meta data

Data location - NSA data portal - GDP - CPI - Trade - Employment - Census
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Unknown
Reviewer   Jennifer Walker
Submitters   Amugongoamech L
Last modified   Sun May 06 2018 02:03:50 GMT+0000 (UTC)