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* Data and statistics: Open Data Sets by topic

Locate and use numeric, statistical, geospatial, and qualitative data sets, and find data repositories to house your own data.

Open Web - Advanced Search Tips

The open web provides a plethora of resources for finding data.  Below are data resources arranged by general topic or try using advanced Google searching.  

Tips for searching Google include:
    •    Try using Google Advanced Search
    •    Include search terms like data or table 
    •    Google ignores the word AND as a search operator. But, typing OR in all caps will find similar or related terms (e.g. women OR females OR girls).
    •    Search for a particular document type (e.g. childhood obesity filetype:xls)
    •    Search for data on a particular site or domain (e.g. childhood obesity
    •    Exclude words by using the "-" sign in front of the word you wish to exclude

Featured resources

Agriculture Statistics

Demographic-Socio Statistics

Criminal Justice Data

Economic and Financial Data

Education Data

Elections & Voting Data - United States

Elections & Voting Data - International

Energy Data


Geoscience Data

Geographic Information Systems (GIS)/Geotechnology

Health Statistics

Labor Statistics

Sports Data

Transportation Data

Other specialized datasets