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ODIN Open Data Inventory 2020/21 Annual Report

Open Data Watch launches the Annual Report of the 2020/21 Open Data Inventory (ODIN). Assessing the coverage and openness of official statistics in 187 countries, ODIN monitors the progress of open data that are relevant to economic, social, and environmental development.

ODIN Open Data Inventory 2020/21 Executive Summary

The latest edition of the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) has just been released. ODIN 2020/21 provides an assessment of the coverage and openness of official statistics in 187 countries across 22 data categories. Despite the pandemic and with still some data gaps, great progress has been made in open data.

Understanding Women’s and Girls’ Vulnerabilities to the COVID-19 Pandemic

This in-depth report identifies lower-income countries where women and girls are most exposed to and most at risk from the COVID-19 pandemic and assesses countries’ capability to respond, based on a gender vulnerability data dashboard.

Bridging Gender Data Gaps in Latin America and the Caribbean: Technical Report

This study of five countries in Latin America and the Caribbean assesses the availability and quality of 93 gender indicators from international and national data sources that impact the status and welfare of women and girls and that can support evidence-based policies assuring gender equality and opportunity for women.

Country Profiles: Bridging the Gap in Latin America and the Caribbean

In-depth country profiles for the “Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Availability in Latin America and the Caribbean” report that looks at the availability and quality of data for 93 gender-relevant indicators concerning the status and welfare of women and girls.

Bridging the Gap: Methodology Report

This publication provides the Open Data Watch methodology for the research behind the reports “Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Availability in Africa” and “Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Availability in Latin America and the Caribbean.”

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.

Country Profiles: Bridging the Gap in Africa

This set of 15 country profiles presents country-specific findings from Bridging the Gap: Mapping Gender Data Availability in Africa that examines the availability and quality of data for 104 gender-relevant indicators across six key domains: health, education, economic empowerment, political participation, human security, and environment.

Bridging Gender Data Gaps in Africa

Focused on 15 Sub-Saharan African countries, this in-depth study looks at 104 gender-relevant indicators needed to assess the status and welfare of women and girls. The aim is to offer those who measure and monitor progress a clearer view of where gender data gaps exist, why gaps occur, and what can be done.

Open Data Inventory 2018/19 Annual Report

The 2018-2019 Open Data Inventory (ODIN) is now online with latest assessments of the coverage and openness of official data and statistics in 178 countries. The 2018-19 Annual Report summarizes results and is accompanied by a detailed Methodology Report, and an introductory video.

Open Data Inventory 2017 Annual Report

The Open Data Inventory (ODIN) measures the coverage and openness of official statistics published on national statistical offices’ websites.

The Open Data Inventory

Executive Summary: In this article, we describe a new approach to assessing the coverage and accessibility of the datasets most pertinent to managing and monitoring the social, economic, and environmental development of a country.

ODIN Annual Report 2015

Introducing ODIN In 2015 the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) assessed the coverage and openness of of cial statistics in 125 mostly low- and middle-income countries. Data in 20 statistical categories were assessed on 10 elements of coverage and openness.