According to the Global Open Data Index 2016 research, Ukraine ranked 24th place in the transparency data ranking, rising by 30 positions compared to the year 2015. The overall index covers 94 countries.
According to Volodymyr Groisman, these results are evidence of transparent Government activity. He noted that during last year there were introduced an integrated open data portal and most basic registers were open for free access. Also, Ukraine joined the international Charter of open data and approved the roadmap of open data development.
The index consists of 15 indicators, demonstrating information transparency as for: the state budget, the state statistics, purchasing, legislation and bills, companies register, public expenditures, election results, etc. According to the research, in Ukraine the information about the state budget and the companies register – is 100% transparent. Information transparency on public procurement and legislation is 85%. Information on public expenditures is available for 65%, on election results – less than 50%. The worst is the access to air and water quality indicators, as well as information on landowners. The openness of such information is 0%.
Source: Global Open Data Index