By 2014, governments had opened more than 1 million datasets to the public.*
Millions of government data sets have been opened to the public, benefiting a bewildering diversity of community projects. The systems developed for open data programs also become platforms for documenting and rectifying corruption.
*”The GovLab Index: Open Data (Updated and Expanded),” The Gov Lab, http://thegovlab.org/govlab-index-open-data-updated/.