Open data

Image courtesy of Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism/Barrett & MacKay Photo

What is Open data?

Open data refers to the release of government data, with an open licence, which is free of charge for anyone to use and reuse for any purpose.

Open data is provided in accessible formats, meaning that it is machine readable and is structured in a logical way. For numerical tabular files (spreadsheets), some common open formats include XLS or CSV. For text files, common formats include TXT.

For answers to some other questions around Open data, see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

Open data products

Products within the Open Data webpage consist of datasets, which are collections of data, and the applications built from these datasets.

The datasets are sourced directly from Government Departments and Agencies and can be tabular (tables of data, such as ferry on-time records) or spatial (based on mapping files, such as zone boundaries or location of hospitals).

Find Data by Tag

vehicles   libraries   zones   Grant payments   Personal Income Tax   Deficit   Possession   Culture   Exploration   lynx   recruitment   septic systems   Refined Petroleum Products   vehicle registrations   Access to Information   ATIPP   archaeology   Parking   Revenue   Identity   Moose   Trout   Licences   tax refunds   statistics   Mining   Expenditures   tickets   convictions   commodity   snowshoe hare   diamond drilling   claims staked   PUB   population   communities   ferry terminals   mortality   employment   taxation   districts   General Trappers   Coyote   Gross Domestic Product   Run Dogs   climate   fish   tax credits   Given Names   shipment   Environment   commercial vehicles   sewer   Status   hospitals   driving   income sources   motor vehicle sales   spatial   environment   Volunteering   Drugs   Expense   Stratification   Resident   Special Labrador   Small Game   Wolf   Moose and Caribou Parts   traffic   Children   Gaming   Adoption   demographics   health   disease   automobiles   mapping   water   Employment   Guide   per capita   Wildlife Export   tax rebates   tax   Occupation Forecasts   Baby Names   Cash Related Revenues   Mineral   driving time   transportation   justice   geospatial   crown lands   non-profit   projections   rural secretariat   water supplies   Prescription Drug Program   driver's licence   Caribou   Beaver Trappers   Labrador   Youth Snaring   GDP   Surplus   Wild Meat Service   Import   Scientific Research   Rod and Gun   Arts   Labour Force   weigh scales   Lotteries   crime   Births   social support   court   Proactive Disclosure   Volunteering   Permits   community enhancement   Fiscal Indicators   Black Bear   Senior   Net debt   Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species   Gunsmithing   fish processors   tax incentives   Labour Markets   Cash Spending   Debt   electric   Behaviour Management   mineral claims   Charities   sewage   PUB   Fuel Prices   driving distance   ferry   low income   morbidity   library   water quality   Grants   Taxable Income   Non-Resident   Salmon   Family   Sell Game   Wildlife in Captivity   remoteness   person-years   Names   Debt Expense   Youth   Placement Resources   Companies  

View All Tags

The Open Government Initiative

Open Government Websites:

Public Data - Free to Use - Free to Share