About Minnesota's open data service

The purpose of MN.gov/data is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of State Government.

As a priority Open Government Initiative for President Obama's administration, Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. MN.gov/data Open data website, begins this data transparency at the state level for Minnesota. The website is intended to evolve over time with participation, feedback from state agencies and users of MN.gov/data website.