Exploring sector by sector
The Barometer combines a country-level view, with in-depth thematic analysis to support research and action.
Data policies and practices are transforming almost every aspect of modern life. The Barometer explores data in context through a number of thematic modules, looking at the connection between specific data governance, availability and use practices.
We are working with thematic partners to develop these modules, and are sharing our work here.
The Barometer is organised around four pillars: data governance, data capabilities, data availability, and data use and impact.
We will be sharing our proposed country-level indicators for these pillars in early 2021.
The Barometer seeks to address a number of cross-cutting issues through dedicated indicators, and common data elements within other indicators. Cross-cutting issues we will focus on include: sustainable development, data for development, openness, inclusion, gender and diversity, and emerging AI practices.
We are actively developing thematic modules on the following topics: