Individual request for tabular data
Individual request for tabular data as a data access channel
Tabular data are datasets organised into a tabular format that contain statistical information. The possible content of tabular datasets has no quantitative limits; information requested might widely spread from only a few statistical data to complicated multi-dimensional tabular datasets.
Who can request tabular data?
Establishment of the need to request tabular data
Prior to the submission of the data request form for individual request for tabular data the HCSO highlights the following aspects for consideration:
- It is advisable to check if the requested information is available in the already published tabular datasets or in publicly available HCSO databases (Tables system, called STADAT, or the Dissemination Database). The Information Service of the HCSO can provide further assistance, if needed. It is also important to check the already available information before submitting the data request form because if the data request can be fulfilled based on already published data, the fulfillment of the data request is free of charge. Fee is charged if the person requesting the information requests the HCSO to conduct the analysis instead.
- It is also useful to read the methodological documentation, the potential variables and the content in the metadata base of the HCSO. Further information is available in the Metainformation section of the HCSO website.
- In case of submitting the data request form please provide details about the requested tabular datasets (variables, period, breakdown) as accurately as possible. The Information Service of the HCSO can provide further assistance in the compilation of the data request form.
Process of granting access to requested tabular data
Initiating access to tabular dataAccess to tabular datasets can be requested by the completion of the data request form for individual request for tabular data and its transmission to the HCSO via email@example.com.
Data request form for individual request for tabular data
Evaluation of data requests for tabular dataBased on the data request form for individual request for tabular data the HCSO evaluates the data request if it can be fulfilled both from professional and data protection point of view. The HCSO sends the requested tabular data to the indicated person within 5 working days from the date of the receival of the data request form.
Fulfillment of the data requestSigning contract and confidentiality commitment for data request for tabular data is not mandatory but, in justified cases, the HCSO might stipulate their use.
The HCSO fully examines the requested tabular data prior to their release to the indicated person. The HCSO provides access only to tabular data that are checked and approved against statistical confidentiality.
Tabular data services available free of charge and for a fee
In case the requested tabular data is not available in the form and with the content as requested, the HCSO might charge for the production of the requested information.
For the production of such tabular datasets 60.000 HUF/day + VAT is to be paid.
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