The first edition of The Barometer provides critical new data for rigorous research and explores several research innovations.
The Barometer draws on an expert survey supplemented by secondary data. It is a global index study accomplished through an expert survey that is collaboratively designed.
The handbook contains the primary indicators included in our expert survey. It is a living document, to be updated through future editions of the Barometer
All the data gathered by the GDB survey is available for reuse under an open license, supporting further research. Learn more about working with our data.
The Barometer explores data in context through a number of thematic modules, looking at the connection between specific data governance, availability and use practices.
What does data transformation look like in different countries and regions? We’ve gathered comparable data and providing contextual, on-the-ground analysis.
The Global Data Barometer builds on the Open Data Barometer. Reports and data from the Open Data Barometer can be accessed by clicking the button below.