- The Library

Statistics, Data & Market Research - for Politics, Languages & International Studies
 

  • ASEP/JDS Databank: to change the language, click on the English/Espagnol tab. ASEP/JDS contains an archive of international social sciences data. The site also links to various data collections including Afrobarometer, East-Asian Barometer and Globalbarometer (covering comparative surveys from 55 countries). In each of these collections, you can retrieve data via the 'select study' option. 

  • Data.gov.uk: social, economic & population statistics provided by the UK government and other UK organisations 
     
  • Eurostat: statistical data comparing social & economic status of EC member states
     
  • GMID: now known as Passport

  • Latinobarometro: Latin American public opinion survey - to change the language, click on the English/Espagnol tab. Statistical information is available via Data Bank, Documents & Publications tabs - you can also use the Latinobarometro to conduct simple online analyses of statistics.  The site also features annual reports. 
     
  • OECD iLibrary: statistics & OECD publications (factbook, selected periodicals, statistical series, STI scoreboard, working papers). OECD has its own range of official support materials including instructional videos 
     
  • Office for National Statistics: the UK's economy, population & society at national/local level: summaries of key areas plus downloadable data into spreadsheets  
     
  • Passport (formerly GMID)
      PDF User guide
      * Consumer and service markets: detailed reports across 80 countries 
      * Countries: profiles (demographic, economic, political) and country briefings (risk and vulnerability reports)
      * Companies: profiles, market share and brand share rankings 
      * Lifestyle statistics: reports on 76 countries detailing consumer habits and lifestyles 
      * Updated analysis: daily industry and country news 
      * Statistics: international macro-economic and demographic data 
  • Statista: a Google-like search tool for statistics, with facts and figures easily displayed in charts and graphs.

      * Access to 1 million statistics – ready to use in PPT, XLS and PNG formats
      * PowerPoint dossiers on 3000 of the most searched for topics 
      * Very wide range of subjects across many disciplines 
  • UK Data Service: a major resource for UK government, international and longitudinal socio-economic data.  Coverage includes the British Crime Survey, British Household Panel Survey, General Household Survey, Labour Force Survey and the World Bank's data.  Further content includes the British Cohort Study, International Social Survey Programme, Millennium Cohort Study, National Statistics Time Series and statistics from the IMF and IEA (International Energy Agency). To access some data, you need to log in/register with UK Data Service. Some datasets restrict access e.g. where commercial usage might be sought, permission could be required or sponsoring organisations may vet publications. 
     

  • UK Borders: UK boundary data: you can produce thematic maps & transfer data across the Internet in a suitable format for your computer  
     
  • UK National Statistics: the UK's economy, population & society at national/local level: summaries of key areas plus downloadable data into spreadsheets 
     
  • Zanran: simple search engine which retrieves a wide range of statistics & data