Country Profile

40
ODIN SCORE
Liberia
141st GLOBAL RANK
OUT OF 195
30 COVERAGE SCORE
OUT OF 100
48 OPENNESS SCORE
OUT OF 100

Summary of Results

The Open Data Inventory (ODIN) measures how complete a country’s statistical offerings are and whether their data meet international standards of openness. Liberia ranks 141st in the Open Data Inventory 2022 with an overall score of 40. The overall score is a combination of a data coverage subscore of 30 and a data openness subscore of 48.

The following tables show the coverage and openness scores for each data category. For more detailed information, view the Coverage and Openness tabs.

Rankings

Coverage Openness Overall
Global
OUT OF 195
168th 100th 141st
Western Africa
OUT OF 15
14th 3rd 12th

Category Scores

Data Category Coverage Openness    Overall   
Population & vital statistics 20 40 30
Education facilities 10 70 40
Education outcomes 0 0 0
Health facilities 30 30 30
Health outcomes 40 60 50
Reproductive health 40 40 40
Food security & nutrition 63 50 56
Gender statistics 50 50 50
Crime & justice 0 0 0
Poverty & income 20 40 30
Social Statistics subscore 27 38 32
National accounts 25 70 50
Labor 60 50 55
Price indexes 25 60 44
Government finance 0 0 0
Money & banking 33 70 56
International trade 50 60 56
Balance of payments 50 70 63
Economic Statistics subscore 35 54 46
Agriculture and land use 30 60 45
Resource use 25 80 56
Energy 0 0 0
Pollution 25 70 50
Built environment 50 50 50
Environment subscore 29 52 41
All Categories 30 48 40
Last updated: August 9, 2023

Coverage

The Open Data Inventory (ODIN) assesses coverage based on five coverage elements described below. Each category receives a coverage score based on the amount of data available in that category. Average scores across all categories are shown in the chart below.

In general, coverage scores are based on the availability of indicator availabilities published, how many observations are available over the last 10 years, and if national and subnational data exist.

Indicators Not Published

Indicators are considered not published when no qualifying and disaggregated data are found. Not all indicators are required for full credit in every category.

40%
Number of Categories That Score 0

Categories that score 0 do not publish the minimum amount of data to receive a score. For most categories, the minimum amount of data is one indicator. There are 22 categories.

4
ODIN-Gender Data Index (OGDI) Score

OGDI is a sub-index of ODIN, which measures the availability and openness of 35 indicators that should be sex-disaggregated or apply only to women and girls. Click the score to learn more.

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Coverage Element Scores, 2022

Click to see a description of each coverage element. Scoring criteria for each can be found in the Methodology Guide on the page that corresponds to the coverage element. Element scores are given for each category. The chart above shows average scores across all categories.

Indicator availability
This coverage element measures how many indicators and disaggregations are published within a category. In each category, all other coverage elements cannot score higher than this element so that coverage scores are not inflated by only a few datasets.
Data Available the Last 5 Years
This coverage element measures how many of the last 5 years of data are available for indicators within each category.
Data Available the Last 10 Years
This coverage element measures how many of the last 10 years of data are available for indicators within each category.
First Administrative Level
This coverage element measures whether data are available at the first administrative level within each category. First administrative levels are defined by the ISO 3166-2 standard and adjusted for country practices. Not all categories or indicators are required to be published data at this level.
Second Administrative Level
This coverage element measures whether data are available at the second administrative level within each category. Second administrative levels are not defined and any further division of first administrative levels are accepted. Not all categories or indicators are required to be published at this level.

Openness

The Open Data Inventory (ODIN) assesses openness based on five coverage elements described below. Each category receives a coverage score based on the amount of data available in that category. Average scores across all categories are shown in the chart below.

In general, openness scores are based on the format and licensing of the datasets, the comprehensiveness of metadata, and what download options exist.

Data License/Terms of Use

The licensing or terms of use that govern the use and reuse of data assessed in ODIN are classified as Open, Some Restrictions, Not Open or Not Available (if no license is found). Below is licensing information for data from the national statistics office on their website and data portal used most in their assessment, if applicable.

NSO Website

Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS)

Not Available

Openness Element Scores, 2022

Click to see description of each openness element. Scoring criteria for each can be found in the Methodology Guide on the page that corresponds to the openness element. Element scores are given for each category. The chart above shows average scores across all categories.

Machine Readability
This openness element measures whether data are made available in machine readable formats. Machine readable file formats allow users to easily process data using a computer. Common machine readable formats include XLS, XLSX, CSV, and JSON files.
Nonproprietary Format
This openness element measures whether data are made available in nonproprietary formats. Nonproprietary file formats are important because they allow users to access data without requiring the use of a costly, proprietary software that may prevent some users from accessing the data. Common nonproprietary formats include PDF, HTML, XLSX, DOCX, CSV, and JSON files.
Metadata Availability
This openness element measures whether metadata are available for the published indicators. Metadata must be located in or near the data file or on a designated metadata section of the website. ODIN looks for three aspects of metadata: (1) definition of indicator; (2) date of upload; and (3) Source agency.
Download Options
This openness element measures whether download options are available. ODIN looks for three download options: (1) bulk download (at the indicator level), (2) API, and (3) user-select download (custom downloads). Options 2 and 3 are interchangeable for scoring purposes.
Data license/Terms of use
This openness element measures whether data are made available under an open license. Open licenses must allow the use, reuse, and sharing or adaption of data for commercial and noncommercial use without any obligation other than attribution, per the Open Definition. Licenses prohibiting commercial use or having two or more additional stipulations are classified as “Not Open”. Licenses with no more than one additional stipulation are classified as “Some Restrictions.” Licenses that do not explicitly state all allowed uses under the Open Definition and do not include restrictive language are also classified as “Some Restrictions.”

ODIN Indicators

The Open Data Inventory (ODIN) 2022/23 assesses data for 65 representative indicators in 22 data categories. The ODIN indicators are not meant to be a comprehensive list of all indicators produced by a country, but rather an indicative sample of the fundamental types of data produced by countries.

The table below shows a list of all ODIN indicators, whether qualifying data were found, and information about the coverage and openness criteria for each dataset. To qualify, a dataset must be published on the NSO website or an official government website linked from the NSO website. It must show national level data, have one of the required categorical disaggregations (if applicable), and present data from the last 10 years.

Not all indicators are required for full credit. More information about this can be found in our Methodology Guide.

ODIN 2022 Indicator List
(1.1) Population data Data available
Population & vital statistics

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Population & vital statistics Disaggregation - Sex, 5-Year Age Groups
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 https://www.lisgis.gov.lr/ > Surveys > LDHS-2013 > Table 2.8, pg. 18
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 https://www.lisgis.gov.lr/ > Surveys > LDHS-2019 > Table 2.8, pg. 29
(1.2) Birth rate Data Not Available
Population & vital statistics
(1.3) Death rate Data Not Available
Population & vital statistics
(2.1) Number of schools or classrooms Data Not Available
Education facilities
(2.2) Number of teaching staff Data available
Education facilities

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Education facilities Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Education > World Development Indicators (WDI) > Country > Liberia > Series > Search for "teacher" > select number of teachers and % female teachers for each school stage >
(2.3) Education expenditures Data Not Available
Education facilities
(3.1) Enrollment rate Data Not Available
Education outcomes
(3.2) Completion or graduation rate Data Not Available
Education outcomes
(3.3) Competency exam results Data Not Available
Education outcomes
(4.1) Number of health facilities Data Not Available
Health facilities
(4.2) Number of beds or data on health care staff Data Not Available
Health facilities
(4.3) Health expenditures Data available
Health facilities

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Health facilities Disaggregation - Expenditure Categories
Years - 2014/2015, 2015/2016, 2016/2017, 2017/2018, 2018/2019,
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Incomplete (Source)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
National budget FY 15/16 NSO Home > Related Links > Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (https://www.mfdp.gov.lr/index.php)>National Budget 2015/2016, , National budget summaries, 05. health, p. iv
National budget FY 16/17 NSO Home > Related Links > Ministry of Finance and Development Planning )> national budget 2016/17NSO Home > Related Links > Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, , Table 1.4, 05: Health sector, p.vi
National budget FY 18/19 NSO Home > Related Links > Ministry of Finance and Development Planning )> National Budget FY 18/19, Table 1.8 Classification of Expenditure by Functions of Government, page XXIX
(5.1) Immunization rate Data available
Health outcomes

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Health outcomes Disaggregation - Age, Sex
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 10.3, pg. 141
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 10.4, pg. 185
(5.2) Diseases prevalence Data available
Health outcomes

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Health outcomes Disaggregation - Age, Sex
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Under 15. Sex Total. Location Total https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 3 > 3.3 > Indicator 3.3.1 > Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Under 15. Sex Total. Location Total
Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Female. Location Total,Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Male. Location Total https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 3 > 3.3 > Indicator 3.3.1 > Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Female. Location Total,https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 3 > 3.3 > Indicator 3.3.1 > Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Male. Location Total
Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Total. Location Total https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 3 > 3.3 > Indicator 3.3.1 > Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Total. Location Total
Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group 15+. Sex Total. Location Total https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 3 > 3.3 > Indicator 3.3.1 > Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group 15+. Sex Total. Location Total
(6.1) Maternal mortality rate Data available
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 16.3, pg. 284
Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020 Table 14.3, pg. 286
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 8.3, pg. 114
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 8.2, pg. 141
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Tables 8.2-8.3, pgs. 141-142
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 8.3, pg. 114
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 8.2, pg. 141
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Tables 8.2-8.3, pgs. 141-142
(6.4) Fertility rate Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013,
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 5.1, pg. 70
(6.4) Fertility rate Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - None
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 5.2, pg. 91
(6.5) Contraceptive prevalence rate Data available
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2018/2019
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 7.3.1, pg. 93
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 7.4, pg. 124
(6.6) Adolescent birth rate Data available
Reproductive health

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Reproductive health Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 5.11, pg. 79
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 5.11, pg. 99
(7.1) Prevalence of undernourishment Data available
Food security & nutrition

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Food security & nutrition Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 11.7, pg. 218
(7.2) Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity Data Not Available
Food security & nutrition
(7.3) Prevalence of obesity Data available
Food security & nutrition

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Food security & nutrition Disaggregation - Sex, Age
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 11.1, pgs. 159-160
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 11.1. pgs. 212-213
(7.4) Prevalence of stunting Data available
Food security & nutrition

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Food security & nutrition Disaggregation - Sex, Age
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 11.1, pgs. 159-160
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 11.1. pgs. 212-213
(7.5) Prevalence of wasting Data available
Food security & nutrition

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Food security & nutrition Disaggregation - Sex, Age
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 11.1, pgs. 159-160
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 11.1. pgs. 212-213
(8.1) Proportion of women who are victims of physical, sexual, or psychological violence Data available
Gender statistics

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Gender statistics Disaggregation - Age, Relationship To Perpetrator, Type of violence
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 16.1, pg. 338; Table 16.3, pg. 340; Table 16.4, pg. 341; Table 16.6, pg. 342
(8.2) Proportion of women in government Data available
Gender statistics

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Gender statistics Disaggregation - None
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > SDG > Goal 5 > 5.5.1
(8.3) Data on child marriages for girls Data available
Gender statistics

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Gender statistics Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 4.3, pg. 77
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 4.3, pg. 61
(9.1) Homicide rate Data Not Available
Crime & justice
(9.2) Crime rate Data Not Available
Crime & justice
(9.3) Data on prison population Data Not Available
Crime & justice
(10.1) Poverty rate Data Not Available
Poverty & income
(10.2) Distribution of income by deciles or Gini coefficient Data available
Poverty & income

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Poverty & income Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.7, pg. 17
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.6, pg. 27
(11.1) Gross domestic product (production approach) Data available
National accounts

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
National accounts Disaggregation - Industry
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Economy > Economic Data of Liberia, 2016 > Indicator > GDP at Current Prices > select all from "1 Primary Activity, Current Prices" to "3.5 Non-profit Services, Current Prices"
(11.2) Gross domestic product (expenditure approach) Data available
National accounts

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
National accounts Disaggregation - Expenditure Categories
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > National Accounts > World Development Indicators > Economic policy & debt > National accounts > Local currency at current prices > Expenditure on GDP (local currency at current prices) > select all indicators in this heading
(11.3) Gross domestic product (income approach) Data Not Available
National accounts
(12.1) Employment rate Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Labor

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Labor Disaggregation - Sex, Age
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level,
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Tables 3.5.1 - 3.5.2, pgs. 43-44
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Tables 3.6.1-3.6.2, pgs. 54-55
(12.1) Employment rate Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Labor

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Labor Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data catalog > Topics > Labor > World Development Indicators (WDI) > Series > search for "employment to population ratio"
(12.2) Employment distribution Data available
Labor

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Labor Disaggregation - Industry, Sex
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Tables 3.6.1-3.6.2, pgs. 46-47
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Tables 3.7.1-3.7.2, pgs. 56-57
(12.3) Unemployment rate Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Labor

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Labor Disaggregation - Sex, Age
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Tables 3.5.1-3.5.2, pgs. 43-44
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Tables 3.6.1-3.6.2, pgs. 54-55
(12.3) Unemployment rate Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Labor

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Labor Disaggregation - Sex
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > World Development Indicators (WDI) > Series > select "Unemployment, female (% of female labor force)," "Unemployment, male (% of male labor force)," and "Unemployment, total (% of total labor force"
(13.1) Consumer price index Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Price indexes

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Price indexes Disaggregation - None
Years - 2012
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Economic Data of Liberia, 2016 > Indicators > Harmonized Consumer Price Index (HCPI) > Indices (December 2005=100) > Major Group > General Index
(13.1) Consumer price index Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Price indexes

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Price indexes Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Search > "CPI" > Consumer Price Index (CPI), April 2017 > Indicator Name > General Index > Measure Name > Index, Dec 2005=100 >
(13.2) Producers price index Data Not Available
Price indexes
(14.1) Actual revenues Data Not Available
Government finance
(14.2) Actual expenditures Data Not Available
Government finance
(15.1) Money supply Data Not Available
Money & banking
(15.2) Interest rates Data available
Money & banking

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Money & banking Disaggregation - Rate Type
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Topics > Economy > World Development Indicators (WDI) > Series > Search "interest rates"
(16.1) Merchandise exports Data available
International trade

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
International trade Disaggregation - Product Categories
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Date)
Format - CSV (r, np)
Download Options - Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 https://www.lisgis.gov.lr/ > Statistics > Trade Statistics > Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 > xls
(16.2) Merchandise imports Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
International trade

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
International trade Disaggregation - Product Categories
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Date)
Format - CSV (r, np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 https://www.lisgis.gov.lr/ > Statistics > Trade Statistics > Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 > xls
(16.2) Merchandise imports Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
International trade

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
International trade Disaggregation - Product Categories
Years - 2020
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Topics > Trade > The Import Statistics of Commodities of Liberia 2020 >


(18.1) Data on land use or land cover Data available
Agriculture and land use

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Agriculture and land use Disaggregation - Environmental Zones, Irrigation Status
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Land Use > Resource Statistics - Land, 1961-2014
(18.2) Data on protected lands Data Not Available
Agriculture and land use
(18.3) Commodity production Data available
Agriculture and land use

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Agriculture and land use Disaggregation - Commodity Type
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Agriculture > Production Statistics, Crops, Crops Processed > Item > select crops > Element > Production
Liberia Data Portal Production Statistics - Live Animals, Live Stocks Primary, Live Stocks Processed > Item > select some products > Element > select all under "Production" heading
(19.1) Data on fishery harvests Data Not Available
Resource use
(19.2) Data on timber harvests or deforestation Data available
Resource use

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Resource use Disaggregation - None
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Forestry > Forestry Production and Trade, 2015
(19.3) Data on mining or extractive activities Data Not Available
Resource use
(19.4) Water consumption Data Not Available
Resource use
(20.1) Energy consumption Data Not Available
Energy
(20.2) Energy supply Data Not Available
Energy
(21.1) Greenhouse gas emissions Data available
Pollution

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Pollution Disaggregation - Gas Type
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API, Bulk Download
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ > Data Catalog > Topics > Energy > International Energy Statistics, Monthly Update > Variable > search "CO2"
(21.2) Emissions of air or water pollutants Data Not Available
Pollution
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Data available (1 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Water Supply Type
Years - 2013,
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.1, pg. 11
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Data available (2 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Water Supply Type
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.1.2, pg. 21
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Data available (3 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Water Supply Type
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org > SDG > Goal 6 > 6.1.1
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Data available (1 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Sanitation Facility Type
Years - 2013
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.2, pg. 12
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Data available (2 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Sanitation Facility Type
Years - 2019/2020
Levels - Admin 1, National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np)
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.3.2, pg. 24
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Data available (3 of 3 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Sanitation Facility Type
Years - 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Incomplete (Date)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org > SDG > Goal 6 > 6.2.1
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms Data available
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.3, pg. 13
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.4, pg. 25
(22.4) Access to electricity Data available (1 of 2 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - None
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.3, pg. 13
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.4, pg. 25
(22.4) Access to electricity Data available (2 of 2 datasets)
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - None
Years - 2012
Levels - National Level
Metadata - Complete (Source, Date, Definition)
Format - PDF (np); CSV (r, np); HTML (np); PNG (np); JSON (r, np); XLSX (r, np); PPTX (r, np)
Download Options - User Selected, API
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Liberia Data Portal https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org > SDG > Goal 7 > 7.1.1
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Data available
Built environment

Dataset Coverage Dataset Openness
Built environment Disaggregation - Material Type
Years - 2013, 2019/2020
Levels - National Level,
Metadata - Incomplete (Source, Date)
Format - PDF (np);
Download Options - No download options,
Terms of Use - Not Available
Terms of Use URL - 
Source Navigation
Demographic and Health Survey 2013 Table 2.3, pg. 13
Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Table 2.4, pg. 25

Recommendations

Every country can improve their open data and ODIN scores can help identify gaps where improvements should be focused. The following recommendations may involve not only the national statistics office, but the entire national statistical system.

If you would like to learn more about how to implement these recommendations, please visit our Technical Assistance page to schedule a meeting

26 ODIN indicators were not published with any of the required disaggregation. ODIN indicators are only a representative sample of the types of data a country should publish and not all indicators below may be relevant to your country. Nonetheless, those that are should be published. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators where no disaggregated data could be found on the NSO website or any official national website that is linked from the NSO website. See the Methodology Guide for definitions of each indicator.

Missing ODIN Indicator Required Disaggregation
(1.2) Birth rate Sex, Marital Status
(1.3) Death rate Sex
(2.1) Number of schools or classrooms School Stage, School Type
(2.3) Education expenditures School Stage, Expenditure Categories
(3.1) Enrollment rate Sex, Age, School Stage, School Type
(3.2) Completion or graduation rate Sex, Age, School Stage, School Type
(3.3) Competency exam results Sex, Age, School Stage
(4.1) Number of health facilities Facility Type
(4.2) Number of beds or data on health care staff Facility Type, Department Type, Staff Type
(7.2) Prevalence of moderate or severe food insecurity Sex
(9.1) Homicide rate Sex Of Victim, Age Of Victim, Sex Of Perpetrator, Age Of Perpetrator, Victim/Perpetrator Relationship
(9.2) Crime rate Crime Type, Sex Of Victim, Age Of Victim, Sex Of Perpetrator, Age Of Perpetrator, Victim/Perpetrator Relationship
(9.3) Data on prison population Age, Sex, Sentencing Status
(10.1) Poverty rate None
(11.3) Gross domestic product (income approach) Income Components
(13.2) Producers price index None
(14.1) Actual revenues Revenue Source
(14.2) Actual expenditures Administrative Classification, Economic Classification, Functional Classification
(15.1) Money supply Money Aggregates
(18.2) Data on protected lands None
(19.1) Data on fishery harvests None
(19.3) Data on mining or extractive activities Raw material type
(19.4) Water consumption Sector
(20.1) Energy consumption Energy Commodity, Sector
(20.2) Energy supply Energy Commodity
(21.2) Emissions of air or water pollutants Pollutant Type

2 ODIN indicators were not published with sex-disaggregation. Sex-disaggregated data are important to reflect the realities of men and women in various policy areas and narrow gender inequalities. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators where no sex-disaggregated data could be found on the NSO website or any official national website that is linked from the NSO website.

ODIN Indicator with no sex-disaggregation Published
(5.1) Immunization rate
(12.2) Employment distribution

No data license or terms of use for data on the website that indicates how data can be used was found. Adopting an open license is a core component of the definition of open data. Data cannot be open unless they are licensed for reuse. An open data license is an opportunity for governments to encourage public use of their data by specifically addressing how people can use data, how they should attribute data, and what types of use, if any, are prohibited. These specifics encourage use and reuse of data by alleviating user concerns about legal ramifications of unapproved use. Please reference the Best Practices section of the Methodology Guide for examples from other countries and reach out to Open Data Watch for advice. Below is a table with the name of the NSO and website where a data license or terms of use for data could not be found.

NSO Name Website
Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-Information Services (LISGIS) http://www.lisgis.net

29 ODIN indicators were not published in machine-readable formats for all years available. Machine-readable data are structured data in formats that can be read and processed by a computer. These include Extensible Markup Language (XML), JavaScript Object Notation (JSON), common-separated values (CSV), and Microsoft Excel’s Open XML Spreadsheet (XLSX). When data are made available in formats that are not machine-readable, users cannot easily access and modify the data, which severely restricts their use. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators for which data in a machine readable format could not be found. File formats with a (r) indicate that the file is machine readable. File formats with a (np) indicate that the file is nonproprietary.

ODIN Indicator not published in machine readable formats Dataset URL File Format
(1.1) Population data Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(4.3) Health expenditures National budget FY 15/16, National budget FY 16/17, National budget FY 18/19 PDF (np);
(5.1) Immunization rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(6.1) Maternal mortality rate Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020 PDF (np)
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(6.4) Fertility rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013 PDF (np);
(6.4) Fertility rate Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(6.5) Contraceptive prevalence rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(6.6) Adolescent birth rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(7.1) Prevalence of undernourishment Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(7.3) Prevalence of obesity Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(7.4) Prevalence of stunting Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(7.5) Prevalence of wasting Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(8.1) Proportion of women who are victims of physical, sexual, or psychological violence Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(8.3) Data on child marriages for girls Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020, Demographic and Health Survey 2013 PDF (np)
(10.2) Distribution of income by deciles or Gini coefficient Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(12.1) Employment rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(12.2) Employment distribution Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(12.3) Unemployment rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 PDF (np);
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 PDF (np)
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np)
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(22.4) Access to electricity Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 PDF (np);

23 ODIN indicators were with complete metadata. For all years available. Many metadata standards can be used to meet ODIN criteria for complete metadata. Metadata must include the following three components: 1) Source agency of data, 2) Definition of indicator, and 3) Date that data was uploaded online. Datasets should be published with ample metadata to “aid both discoverability and usability of the data,” according to the Open Data Handbook. Various metadata standards exist that are often used for statistical data, including Dublin Core, Data Catalogue Vocabulary (DCAT), and RDF Data Cube Vocabulary. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators for which data with incomplete metadata was found.

ODIN Indicator with Incomplete Metadata Dataset URL Metadata Components Not Found
(2.2) Number of teaching staff Liberia Data Portal Definition
(4.3) Health expenditures National budget FY 15/16, National budget FY 16/17, National budget FY 18/19 Date, Definition
(8.2) Proportion of women in government Liberia Data Portal Source, Definition
(11.1) Gross domestic product (production approach) Liberia Data Portal Definition
(11.2) Gross domestic product (expenditure approach) Liberia Data Portal Definition
(12.1) Employment rate Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Definition
(12.1) Employment rate Liberia Data Portal Definition
(12.3) Unemployment rate Liberia Data Portal Definition
(13.1) Consumer price index Liberia Data Portal Definition
(13.1) Consumer price index Liberia Data Portal Definition
(15.2) Interest rates Liberia Data Portal Definition
(16.1) Merchandise exports Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 Source, Definition
(16.2) Merchandise imports Liberia Trade Statistics 2010-2019 Source, Definition
(16.2) Merchandise imports Liberia Data Portal Definition
(17.1) Current account Liberia Data Portal Definition
(17.2) Capital and financial account Liberia Data Portal Date
(18.1) Data on land use or land cover Liberia Data Portal Definition
(18.3) Commodity production Liberia Data Portal, Liberia Data Portal Definition
(21.1) Greenhouse gas emissions Liberia Data Portal Definition
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Liberia Data Portal Source, Definition
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Definition
(22.4) Access to electricity Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Definition
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 Definition

36 ODIN indicators were available in datasets that did not include data points for 6 of the last 10 years. It is important to publish historical data, if they exist, and not only recent data. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators for which data for less than 6 of the last 10 years was published.

ODIN Indicator Disaggregation Found URL Years Found
(1.1) Population data Sex, Marital Status, 5-Year Age Groups Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(2.2) Number of teaching staff School Stage, School Type, Sex Liberia Data Portal 2014,2015
(4.3) Health expenditures Expenditure Categories National budget FY 15/16, National budget FY 16/17, National budget FY 18/19 2014/2015,2015/2016,2016/2017,2017/2018,2018/2019
(5.1) Immunization rate Age, Sex Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(5.2) Diseases prevalence Age, Sex, Disease Type Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Under 15. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Female. Location Total,Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Male. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group 15+. Sex Total. Location Total 2012,2013,2014,2015
(6.1) Maternal mortality rate None Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020 2013,2019/2020
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Sex Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Sex Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(6.4) Fertility rate None Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2013,2019/2020
(6.5) Contraceptive prevalence rate None Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2018/2019
(6.6) Adolescent birth rate None Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(7.1) Prevalence of undernourishment Sex Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2019/2020
(7.3) Prevalence of obesity Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(7.4) Prevalence of stunting Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(7.5) Prevalence of wasting Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(8.1) Proportion of women who are victims of physical, sexual, or psychological violence Age, Disability Status, Relationship To Perpetrator, Type of violence Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2019/2020
(8.2) Proportion of women in government None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(8.3) Data on child marriages for girls None Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020, Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2013,2019/2020
(10.2) Distribution of income by deciles or Gini coefficient None Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(11.1) Gross domestic product (production approach) Industry Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(11.2) Gross domestic product (expenditure approach) Expenditure Categories Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(12.1) Employment rate Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2019/2020
(12.2) Employment distribution Industry, Occupation, Sex Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(12.3) Unemployment rate Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2019/2020
(13.1) Consumer price index None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(15.2) Interest rates Rate Type Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(17.1) Current account Account Components Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(17.2) Capital and financial account Account Components Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(18.1) Data on land use or land cover Crop Type, Environmental Zones, Irrigation Status Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(19.2) Data on timber harvests or deforestation None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(21.1) Greenhouse gas emissions Gas Type Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Water Supply Type Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2012,2013,2014,2015,2019/2020
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Sanitation Facility Type Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2012,2013,2014,2015,2019/2020
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms None Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020
(22.4) Access to electricity None Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2019/2020
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Material Type Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2013,2019/2020

36 ODIN indicators were available in datasets that did not include data points for 3 of the last 5 years. It is important to publish recent data, if they exist, and not only time series data. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators where data for less than 3 of the last 5 years was published.

ODIN Indicator Disaggregation Found URL Years Found
(1.1) Population data Sex, Marital Status, 5-Year Age Groups Data from Open Data for Africa no longer available 2013,2019/2020
(2.2) Number of teaching staff School Stage, School Type, Sex Link to Ministry of Education no longer on NSO site - have to use this instead 2014,2015
(5.1) Immunization rate Age, Sex 2013,2019/2020
(5.2) Diseases prevalence Age, Sex, Disease Type Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Under 15. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Female. Location Total,Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Male. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group 15+. Sex Total. Location Total 2012,2013,2014,2015
(6.1) Maternal mortality rate None 2013,2019/2020
(6.2) Infant mortality rate or neonatal mortality rate Sex , Only 2019/2020 has admin1 data 2013,2019/2020
(6.3) Under-5 mortality rate Sex , Only 2019/2020 has admin1 data 2013,2019/2020
(6.4) Fertility rate None , 2013,2019/2020
(6.5) Contraceptive prevalence rate None 2013,2018/2019
(6.6) Adolescent birth rate None 2013,2019/2020
(7.1) Prevalence of undernourishment Sex 2013 DHS does not have this indicator SDG 2.1.1 has data, but not disaggregated so can't use https://liberia.opendataforafrica.org/ujcozn# 2019/2020
(7.3) Prevalence of obesity Sex, Age Replaced w/ better and more complete dataset 2013,2019/2020
(7.4) Prevalence of stunting Sex, Age Replaced w/ better and more complete dataset 2013,2019/2020
(7.5) Prevalence of wasting Sex, Age 2013,2019/2020
(8.1) Proportion of women who are victims of physical, sexual, or psychological violence Age, Disability Status, Relationship To Perpetrator, Type of violence 2013 DHS does not have data for this 2019/2020
(8.2) Proportion of women in government None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(8.3) Data on child marriages for girls None Both publications have admin1 data in Table 4.4, but cannot count it bc it is median age 2013,2019/2020
(10.2) Distribution of income by deciles or Gini coefficient None 2013,2019/2020
(11.1) Gross domestic product (production approach) Industry Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(11.2) Gross domestic product (expenditure approach) Expenditure Categories Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(12.1) Employment rate Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2019/2020
(12.2) Employment distribution Industry, Occupation, Sex HIES no longer available on the NSO site 2013,2019/2020
(12.3) Unemployment rate Sex, Age Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2019/2020
(13.1) Consumer price index None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(15.2) Interest rates Rate Type Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(17.1) Current account Account Components Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(17.2) Capital and financial account Account Components Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015
(18.1) Data on land use or land cover Crop Type, Environmental Zones, Irrigation Status Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(18.3) Commodity production Commodity Type Liberia Data Portal, Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017
(19.2) Data on timber harvests or deforestation None Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014,2015,2016
(21.1) Greenhouse gas emissions Gas Type Liberia Data Portal 2012,2013,2014
(22.1) Proportion of households with access to water Water Supply Type Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2012,2013,2014,2015,2019/2020
(22.2) Proportion of households with access to sanitation Sanitation Facility Type Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013 2012,2013,2014,2015,2019/2020
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms None HIES no longer available on NSO site 2013,2019/2020
(22.4) Access to electricity None Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020 2012,2013,2019/2020
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Material Type HIES no longer available on NSO site 2013,2019/2020

17 ODIN indicators were available in datasets that did not include data at the subnational geographic level. Disaggregation of indicators at the subnational level is one of the key elements to effectively monitor development of a country and ensure certain groups of people are not left behind. Below is a table of the ODIN indicators where data was only made available at the national level.

ODIN Indicator Disaggregation Found URL
(1.1) Population data Sex, Marital Status, 5-Year Age Groups Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020
(2.2) Number of teaching staff School Stage, School Type, Sex Liberia Data Portal
(4.3) Health expenditures Expenditure Categories National budget FY 15/16, National budget FY 16/17, National budget FY 18/19
(5.2) Diseases prevalence Age, Sex, Disease Type Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Under 15. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Female. Location Total,Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Male. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group Total. Sex Total. Location Total, Estimated HIV incidence rate. Age group 15+. Sex Total. Location Total
(6.1) Maternal mortality rate None Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Liberia Demographic and Health Survey 2019-2020
(8.2) Proportion of women in government None Liberia Data Portal
(8.3) Data on child marriages for girls None Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020, Demographic and Health Survey 2013
(11.1) Gross domestic product (production approach) Industry Liberia Data Portal
(11.2) Gross domestic product (expenditure approach) Expenditure Categories Liberia Data Portal
(13.1) Consumer price index None Liberia Data Portal, Liberia Data Portal
(18.1) Data on land use or land cover Crop Type, Environmental Zones, Irrigation Status Liberia Data Portal
(18.3) Commodity production Commodity Type Liberia Data Portal, Liberia Data Portal
(19.2) Data on timber harvests or deforestation None Liberia Data Portal
(21.1) Greenhouse gas emissions Gas Type Liberia Data Portal
(22.3) Number of rooms or bedrooms None Demographic and Health Survey 2013, Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020
(22.4) Access to electricity None Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020, Liberia Data Portal
(22.5) Data on housing construction materials Material Type Demographic and Health Survey 2013 , Demographic and Health Survey 2019/2020

Country Context

To understand a country’s commitment to open data, it is important to look at ODIN scores in context. The information below includes assessments of the country’s statistical capacity, links to relevant laws, and comparative measures of the country’s performance on other measures of data coverage, openness, and government transparency.

Statistical Performance Indicators

The World Bank’s Statistical Performance Indicators measure the capacity and maturity of national statistical systems by assessing the use of data, the quality of services, the coverage of topics, the sources of information, and the infrastructure and availability of resources. The goal is to improve development outcomes and track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Overall Score
49%
Data Use Score
90%
Data Services Score
29%
Data Products Score
57%
Data Sources Score
26%
Data Infrastructure Score
45%

Global Data Barometer

The Global Data Barometer is a project of the Data for Development Network that aims to measure the state of data in relation to urgent societal issues. It seeks to appraise data availability, governance, capability and use around the world to help shape data infrastructures that limit risks and harms in climate action, company information, health and COVID-19, land, political integrity, public finance and public procurement.

Overall Score
17%
Governance Score
25%
Capability Score
15%
Availability Score
14%
Use and Impact Score
15%

Legal Framework

Data Commitments

National Data Strategy

National data strategies or National Strategies for the Development of Statistics (NSDS) provide a country with a strategy for developing statistical capacity across the entire national statistical system (NSS). It presents the statistics office’s priorities for the next 5-10 years.

Liberia does not have a national data strategy.

IMF Standards for Data Dissemination

Data dissemination standards enhance the availability of timely and comprehensive statistics, which contributes to sound macroeconomic policies and the efficient functioning of financial markets.

Liberia is an e-GDDS Subscriber.

Open Data Charter (ODC)

The ODC is a collaboration between over 100 governments and organisations working to open up data based on a shared set of seven principles.

Liberia has not adopted the charter.

Open Government Partnership (OGP)

OGP is a multilateral initiative that aims to secure concrete commitments from national and subnational governments to promote open government, empower citizens, fight corruption, and harness new technologies to strengthen governance.

Liberia has been a member since 2011

Index Comparison

Click on the index name on the vertical axis to view the country data from the managing organization’s website.

All scores have been converted to a 100 point scale.