The Open Data Barometer takes a multidimensional look at the current adoption level of open data policy and practice around the world. Three main categories are considered as part of the barometer:

These factors have been combined onto a Radar chart, this represents the countries barometer.

Barometer for Norway
Barometer for Norway, ranked 5th out of the 77 countries surveyed.


Key Datasets

Key to the success of open data usage is the availability of a number of "core" open datasets. These fall into a number of categories such as transport, crime and environment. The open data barometer identifies a number of these categories and provides an evaluation on the availability and usability of each dataset per country surveyed.

Key dataset availability in Australia
Key dataset availability in Australia.


*Circle size represents openness score.
*Thick outline means that this dataset meets the open definition criteria.



The Open Data Institute     Open Data Barometer     World Wide Web Foundation