Open Data

Open data are data that can be used freely by anyone without technical, financial or legal restrictions, and also reused and disseminated, taking into account the requirements of the legal licence under which such data were published through the national open data portal.

SASO has provided open data to all visitors through an open library that contains several types of data in multiple formats that can be easily processed and reused, in order to enhance transparency and encourage electronic participation. In addition, SASO sought to share this data with the beneficiaries through the national open data portal.

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In line with the concepts of open data and the era of digital data, SASO is keen to provide data that can be used and utilized by segments of developers, researchers, media professionals and general public.

In terms of definition, open data are referred to as data that can be used freely by any individual without technical, financial or legal restrictions and also re-used and disseminated, often only taking into account two conditions:

  • Attribution of rights to their owners
  • Make the data available for sharing

The word "open" indicates that everyone has full free access to, use, modify and share data for any purpose (provided the source is mentioned and resubmitted to the principle of open access).

The following are some points related to the obligations of SASO and the website visitors with regard to data:

SASO's responsibility :

  • Providing open data about the services and activities of SASO or information of public interest that would be of value to visitors to the website visitors.
  • Providing open data about the services and activities of SASO or information of public interest that would be of value to visitors to the website visitors.
  • Dissemination of data as raw as possible.
  • Unhindered access to data and requests for registration.
  • Unhindered access to data and requests for registration.
  • Data dissemination in adjustable file formats, "cut-paste", and downloadable file formats.
  • Enable to express an opinion on the open data available on the website.
  • Provide an accurate description of the available file size and formats and provide the date of their publication
  • SASO is not responsible for any damage or misuse of data in the SASO's portal and the reuse of such data should not result in any errors regarding the content, source and date of the data.

Usage Instructions:

  • To indicate that SASO is the source of these data along with the name of the file and the date of its publication.
  • Not to use such data for political purposes, to support illegal or criminal activity, or to negatively affect the name and status of the State or any irregular activity or contrary to the values of Saudi society.
  • Re-availability and share for public.

The Open Data Library has many file formats that can be viewed or downloaded, you may need to install some products in order to be able to make the most of these data.

The following is a demonstration of each file format and how to use it:

  • excel files that contain excel tables, and you can view these tables by installing an excel browser for free via the excel link
  • pdf You may need to install the Acrobat file reader, which is available for free on the Adobe website
  • csv You can open these files with many tools, such as Microsoft Excel, Notepad, and others.
  • xml You can open these files with different web browsers, Microsoft Word, Excel, Notepad or others
  • html You can view these files with different web browsers, or with Notepad
  • text You can view these files with Notepad and many other tools.

SASO has also made available to the beneficiary the datasets that are published by the authority in formats that facilitate their processing and re-use during the submission of an open data request.

The e-participation channels also receive the views and suggestions of the beneficiaries on developing this platform and making use of the data published on it.


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Last modified 21 Mar 2021
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