PLEASE NOTE: THIS GUIDE IS NO LONGER BEING UPDATED AS OF MID-SEP. 2023. IT WILL BE MERGED WITH ANOTHER SUBJECT GUIDE (https://subjectguides.library.american.edu/DATA). /|\ This guide lists statistical sources of the United States and the world.
This is list of dataset archives and repositories. Many national data archives can be found in the websites of national statistical agencies (see tab on Regions & Individual Countries.) Although these data archives are arranged by countries, they usually also have datasets on other countries or global in scope. Some datasets are available from several data archives.
iPOLL and RoperExpress (Roper Center)(AU Community only)
U.S. and international public opinion polls (iPOLL) and datasets (RoperExpress) from 1935 to present. Includes the major academic, commercial and media survey organizations. RoperExpress has the datasets.
Hosts the datasets of the International Social Survey Programme.
Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS)
Major archive of datasets in the U.K. Similar to ICPSR.
"Access to the Data Catalogue, including online documentation such as questionnaires, does not require registration. However, to download any data you must register, agree to an End User Licence (EUL) and provide details of your intended use. Access restrictions may apply to some users/usages and details can be found in the relevant [ESDS] catalogue record."
U.K. Data Archive
To access and download the data, American University users must apply for a UK Data Archive username and password.
Australian Social Science Data Archive (ASSDA)
Social, political and economic affairs datasets from a consortium of leading national Australian universities, managed by the Australian National University. Requires a free registration.