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Data and tools available on the CSO website

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Data and tools available on the CSO website

  1. 1. Open access resources for Public Health 22nd October 2015 Aeidin Sheppard Information Officer, CSO (021) 453 50 26 Aeidin.Sheppard@cso.ie
  2. 2. Freely available facts and figures are essential for driving improvements in public services. It puts information, and therefore power, in the hands of the public and the service providers to challenge or demand innovation in public services.
  3. 3. The challenge of building more open, transparent and accountable public governance in Ireland is one of my key objectives as Minister; and this is being achieved in terms of the range of reform initiatives currently being implemented across public bodies. The Open Data Initiative is a key part of these reform activities. It is closely aligned with the Public Service Reform Plan, the ICT Strategy, and the Civil Service Renewal Plan. It is also a core element of Ireland’s Open Government Partnership (OGP) National Action Plan which I launched in July 2014. Open Data is a particular interest of mine. I see it as the new basic resource of the 21st century; and publishing it for re-use offers the possibility of real economic, social and democratic benefits. Speech by Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Mr Brendan Howlin TD at Open Data Event 30 June 2015
  4. 4. CSO Dissemination direction • Emphasis on web based dissemination • Disseminated in Open Data Formats • Disseminated under an Open Data License • All CSO data disseminated to the general public must be on the Statbank • More efficient publication processes driven from Statbank • Quality and accessibility of data
  5. 5. What is Open Data? Open data is data that can be freely used, re- used and redistributed by anyone - subject only, at most, to the requirement to attribute and sharealike. Open Data Handbook
  6. 6. The 5 stars of open linked data Tim Berners-Lee ★ make your stuff available on the web (whatever format) ★★ make it available as structured data (e.g. excel instead of image scan of a table) ★★★ non-proprietary format (e.g. csv instead of excel) ★★★★ use URLs to identify things, so that people can point at your stuff ★★★★★ link your data to other people’s data to provide context
  7. 7. Open Data Licensehttp://www.cso.ie/en/aboutus/copyrightpolicy/
  8. 8. Where do I find national data? www.cso.ie www.statcentral.ie www.airo.ie www.cso.ie/en/databases/index.html (Public Sector Statistics Network) www.ucd.ie/issda/
  9. 9. Where do I find international data? http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/archives/eb_ar ch_en.htm http://www.oecd.org/statistics/ http://www1.unece.org/stat/platform/display/meti s/The+Common+Metadata+Framework
  10. 10. www.cso.ie
  11. 11. CSO Statistics by theme
  12. 12. Statbank • Access to time series data “slice and dice” • Multiple download formats • Data conversion to JSON-stat Application Programming Interface (API) for machine to machine access • Drives our “quicktables” facility • Maps and graphs • Multiple language facility (English and Irish) • Both file and database versions of PC Axis up on our website • Drives an automatically updated key indicators page • Driver for future electronic releases as our “single source of open data”
  13. 13. StatBank Database
  14. 14. Slice and dice
  15. 15. Multiple download formats
  16. 16. Statbank APIhttp://www.cso.ie/webserviceclient/
  17. 17. Quicktableshttp://www.cso.ie/multiquicktables/quickTables.aspx?id=eaa09_1
  18. 18. Maps and graphs data
  19. 19. Multiple language facility
  20. 20. Key Economic Indicators http://www.cso.ie/indicators/Maintable.aspx
  21. 21. Key Economic Indicators (Details) http://www.cso.ie/indicators/default.aspx?id=2HSM01
  22. 22. Public Sector Statistics Network - making other public data available • PC-Axis based Database Service • CSO offers to host Public Sector Data • Public sees data owner “skin”, links to CSO
  23. 23. PSSN – The Health Research Board http://www.cso.ie/px/pxeirestat/pssn/hrb/homepagefiles/hrb_statbank.asp
  24. 24. PSSN – The Health Research Boardhttp://www.cso.ie/px/pxeirestat/pssn/hrb/homepagefiles/hrb_statbank.asp
  25. 25. HRB – Sample data selection screen
  26. 26. StatBank Application Programming Interface (API) http://www.cso.ie/webserviceclient/datasets.aspx?sp=DB_CP&SPtext=Consumer%20Prices
  27. 27. Anonymised datahttp://www.cso.ie/en/aboutus/dissemination/accesstomicrodatarulespoliciesandprocedures/anonymisedmicrodatafiles/
  28. 28. Census 2011http://www.cso.ie/en/census/
  29. 29. SAPMAPS http://census.cso.ie/sapmap/
  30. 30. SAPMAPS http://census.cso.ie/sapmap/
  31. 31. SAPMAPS
  32. 32. Small Area Data
  33. 33. StatCentral – Where do I find data? www.statcentral.ie StatCentral – the portal to Ireland’s official statistics • It provides information about statistics produced by government departments and state organisations • Classified by: – Statistic Name – Department/Agency – Theme
  34. 34. www.statcentral.ie The Portal to Ireland’s Official Statistics
  35. 35. Search by themes
  36. 36. Theme – Disability (Physical & Sensory)
  37. 37. Search by classification http://www.statcentral.ie/viewClassName.asp
  38. 38. Sample page – Acute Hospital Services http://www.statcentral.ie/viewStat.asp?id=61
  39. 39. All-Island Research Observatory http://www.airo.ie/
  40. 40. AIRO topics
  41. 41. AIROhttp://airo.maynoothuniversity.ie/external-content/dublin-city
  42. 42. AIRO Housing Vacancy http://airo.maynoothuniversity.ie/external-content/accessmap
  43. 43. AIRO Residential Property Price Index http://airo.maynoothuniversity.ie/external-content/rppiaugust2014
  44. 44. Irish Social Science Data Archive www.ucd.ie/issda/
  45. 45. Open Government Partnership http://data.gov.ie/
  46. 46. Open Government Partnership https://data.gov.ie/data/search?theme-primary=Health
  47. 47. Follow CSO on Twitter
  48. 48. Other CSO Media
  49. 49. Thank You!

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