13.05.2020

Regions and Cities contribute the most of open data in Estonia – Tallinn is the top publisher overall

Tallinn is the top publisher of open data in Estonia.

More than 70 data set can be found on the Estonian Open Government Data Portal.

The Open Data Portal provides a single point of access for general public to unrestricted public sector data with the permission to re-use and redistribute such data for both commercial and non-commercial purposes.

Find out more: https://opendata.riik.ee/en/andmehulgad/

Or from Tallinn’s Geoportal: https://www.tallinn.ee/eng/geoportal/

Goals of Opening up Data:

  • To stimulate economy
  • To increase transparency
  • To provide access to information
  • To decrease the number of information requests and, consequently, also reduce the workload of public sector workers
  • To facilitate creation and management of open services for private and community sectors
  • To encourage migration to future technologies such as Linked Data, Big Data and Internet of Things

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