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Puxi Hub Library Guide: Datasets

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Database Usernames and Passwords

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Statista - The Statistics Portal for Market Data, Market Research and  Market Studies

Need statistics and infographics? Quantitative data on a wide variety of topics, including business and tech-based topics such as internet usage and attitudes, online shopping, digital music, videogames, online dating, online and mobile payments, and social media. Note: on-campus access only.

General Datasets


4TU.ResearchData is an international data repository for science, engineering and design. Its services include curation, sharing, long-term access and preservation of research datasets.


Global database for many industries. Note some are free and some are paid. 

Under the "Suggested Topics" > STEM, you'll find Mathematics topics in Calculus, Data Manipulation, Data Statistics, Equations, Fractals, Geometry, and Probability.

What are the most specialized products of Albania? (2017) | OEC - The  Observatory of Economic Complexity

The Observatory of Economic Complexity. Visual data.

Requires you to create an account.

You can choose from data on everything from astronomy, the human body, geography, food nutrition, sports, socioeconomics, education and shopping.

21 Free Datasets

Identifies good places to find datasets for different projects.

Geography Datasets

Culture Grams

Individual reports offer perspectives on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people in 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces. Sortable (create-your-own) data tables help put dozens of facts into perspective.

Another great resource for comparing development indicators – you can plot 2 variables on a graph (for example urbanisation against unemployment, or murder rates against urbanisation) and then run them over a number of years. You can also download spreadsheets of the associated data.

You can explore and analyze thousands of indicators organized by region, country, topic, industry sector, and type.

Another huge site with pretty much any statistic and data comparing countries.  

Research and data to make progress against the world's biggest problems. Here you will find statistics and data on topics such as population, hunger, climate change, war, and poverty.

File:The World Bank logo.svg - Wikimedia Commons

Has a huge data bank – which you can search by country or by specific topic.  You can compare life-expectancy rates, GDP, access to secondary education, spending on military, social inequality, how many cars per 1000 people and much much more.

Provides basic information on the history, people, government, economy, energy, geography, environment, communications, transportation, military, terrorism, and transnational issues of different countries. Compare data between countries. 

Google Datasets

Google Dataset Search is a search engine from Google that helps researchers locate online data that is freely available for use.

An enormous source for public data, which is displayed graphically and can be searched.


Research and Citation

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