Suggested citation: Web Foundation (2018). Open Data Barometer – Leaders Edition. Washington DC: World Wide Web Foundation.

The Web Foundation Open Data Barometer is possible thanks to the participation of our network of contributors. With thanks to the following (in alphabetical order):

Lead authors: Ana Brandusescu and Carlos Iglesias.

Contributing editors: Calum Cameron and Lauran Potter.

Research management and coordination: Carlos Iglesias.

Methodological updates: Carlos Iglesias.

Website, data explorer and visualisations: Carlos Iglesias and the teams from Simbiosys and Ubiqware.

Design of PDF report:

Main researchers: Hatem Ben Yacoub, Ana Brandusescu, Frederico Cavazzini, Feng Gao, Michael Hörz, Carlos Iglesias, Hiroichi Kawashima, Haklae Kim, Glenn Maail, Maurizio Napolitano, Olya Parkhimovich, Igbal Safarov and Nadiia Virna.

Review and QA: Carlos Iglesias.

Governments participating in the self-assessment: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Germany, India, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Panama, Paraguay, Philippines, Russian Federation, Saudi Arabia, South Korea, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States of America and Uruguay.

Data sources: We are thankful to the following organisations whose data we draw upon in the secondary data portion of the Barometer: