||<p> We know that open data is of huge value to the economy. It is difficult to cite
an exact figure for the net benefit of data.gov.uk. </p><p /> <p>A recent <a href="https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/198905/bis-13-743-market-assessment-of-public-sector-information.pdf"
target="_blank">Deloitte report</a>, available at LINK, cited £1.8bn of direct benefit
and £6.8bn of indirect benefit to the UK economy from the use of open data, although
this also includes data that is not government data. </p><p> </p><p> </p>