Open Data for National Statistics: Progress and Future Plans

Open Data Watch has released the 5th Annual Open Data Inventory (ODIN) Report — a snapshot of the global progress on data coverage and accessibility. The webinar discusses the key findings of ODIN 2020/21 in light of country challenges and success stories. Covering 187 countries. ODIN is actively used as a benchmark of progress to open up national statistical data in line with international standards. The webinar and ODIN Annual Report coincide with the current 52nd session of the United Nations Statistical Commission where open data is a major topic of discussion.

Senior Program Manager

1110 Vermont Avenue Washington, DC 20005 USA   OPEN DATA WATCH IS SEEKING   Program Manager / Senior Program Manager *   (FULL-TIME POSITION)     Open Data Watch (ODW) is a nonprofit organization promoting open and high-quality development data. ODW works with national statistical offices, international agencies, and non-governmental organizations to increase the availability and…

Census Data Drives Decision Making

Census data not only provide a count of people in a country, but also information on variables like gender, ethnicity, and income. To better understand the impact of census data on government revenue, political representation, and public programs such as response to the current pandemic, ODW has collected key articles and resources in this special edition.