For the first time Georgia was named among the top 20 European countries in the Open Data Inventory (ODIN) Report 2020, announces Georgian National Statistics Office (Geostat).
The ODIN measures how complete a country’s statistical offerings are and whether their data meet international standards of openness.
Georgia ranked 31st globally out of 187 countries, with an overall score of 69. The overall score is a combination of a data coverage subscore of 62 and a data openness subscore of 74.
The country's rating has improved and ranks eight places higher compared to the previous rating, and Georgia has moved from 39th to 31st place among the countries of the world", says Geostat.
According to the report, Georgia outstrips 12 EU countries (Italy, France, Belgium, Portugal, Romania, Hungary, Luxembourg, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Latvia, Malta) and for the first time in history, was named among the top 20 European countries.
Georgia also outperforms the developed countries such as Japan, the United Kingdom, China and Indonesia. At the same time, Georgian statistical system is at the same level as the ranking of countries such as Austria, Switzerland and Mexico", says Geostat.
In 2020, open data evaluations were conducted in 187 countries, covering 22 statistical categories and 65 indicators.
The assessment covers the main areas of economic, social, demographic and environmental statistics, such as: national accounts, population and demography, employment, unemployment and price statistics, education and healthcare, gender statistics, crime statistics, poverty rates, public finances, external trade, tax balance, agriculture, environment and energy.