Wikidata:Dataset Imports/Fertility rate for countries and geographical regions
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Fertility rate for countries and geographical regions
UNESCO Institute of Statistics
Fertility Rate (average number of births per woman) for countries and geographical regions dating back to 1970. New data released annually, usually 3 years behind current year.
To avoid cluttering up country items with very large numbers of date qualified statements, available data has only been imported from 1999 onward (available from 1970 for many countries and regions). It is expected we will need to switch to using a Data Table on Wikimedia Commons in the future, as this would give access to full record of historical values with only a single statement on Wikidata. This has not been done at this stage because it is not yet possible to query Data Tables on Commons using the Wikidata Query Service.
Progress of importEdit
The table below is used to track the progress of importing this dataset. The suggested column headings are most applicable to data being imported from a spreadsheet - you can change some column headings or add new columns as required to best describe the progress of this import.
|Wikidata item for the dataset||Import data into spreadsheet||Format the spreadsheet to import the data||Structure of data within Wikidata||Match the dataset to Wikidata||Importing data into Wikidata||Visualisations||Maintainance queries and expected results|
|UIS fertility rate dataset (Q63434950)||Done (Link)||Done||Done||Done||Done (1999 - 2014)||Done||Not done|
Use the table below to list batches of edits that have been completed for this dataset. Ideally each entry should have all applicable columns filled out, but at a minimum please make to add a date and description to give an idea of what was added to Wikidata and when.
|Date||Description||Method||Properties||Qualifiers||References||Statements added||Statements removed||Link to import sheet|
|20 Feb 2018||Initial import of data for all countries/regions (1999 to 2014)||API (wikidata-edit Node.js)||total fertility rate (P4841)||
||3194||0||Main sheet with some additional fixes|
Discussion of importEdit
These headings are generally useful, please change this section to suit your needs.
Structure of data within WikidataEdit
|Field name||Wikidata property||Usage||Notes|
|Fertility rate||number of out-of-school children (P2573)||Main statement|
|Year of statistic||point in time (P585) (Qualifier)||Qualifier|
|reference URL (P854) = http://data.uis.unesco.org/index.aspx?queryid=239||Reference||Same for all statements|
|stated in (P248) = UNESCO Institute for Statistics (Q3152127)||Reference||Same for all statements|
Match the dataset to WikidataEdit
Only countries and geographic regions needed matching for this dataset (see matching sheet)
Import completion notesEdit
Completed for years 1999 - 2014
Schedule of new data releasedEdit
New data released annually (around 3 years behind the current year).