Using and analysing data for economic transformation is an exercise that needs to be undertaken with care. There are a number of challenges in using the data, including problems associated with measuring GDP, interpreting data, and dealing with GDP rebasing (changing the baseline year), as well as an often insufficient level of sectoral detail. The portal will discuss data quality issues using a number of examples.

Triangulating data

Below we include examples of how data users can and why data users need to be careful when interpreting and triangulating data for economic transformation.