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Data Sources & Data Sets: Start Here

Sites that will provide large quantities of data for free

About this page...

This is a list of datasets and aggregators that have information available for free.  The site will be updated when new sources are identified.

These links have been validated, but if there is anything that isn't working, please contact me.

If you have suggestions for inclusion into this list, please contact me.

ONLY DATA THAT IS FREE TO ALL RESEARCHERS WILL BE PUBLISHED HERE. Do not contact me if you are a vendor/sales rep from a company looking to publicize their site.

Data Sets

Site Subject
Census of Agriculture Historical Archive  Agriculture
National Agricultural Statistics Service  Agriculture
FDIC Data & Statistics  Banking
American Community Survey Census
American FactFinder  Census
Business and Industry Census Database Census
Census Bureau  Census
Fedstats  Census
Population Reference Bureau  Census
AidData  Development
International Human Development Indicators Development
UNCTAD Statistics  Development
UNESCO Development
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development Development
World Bank Development
World Bank Microdata Library  Development
Disability Statistics  Disability
Enterprise Surveys  Economics
Bureau of Economic Analysis  Economics
Bureau of Economic Analysis Interactive Data  Economics
Bureau of Labor Statistics  Economics
Economics and Statistics Administration  Economics
EU Economic Databases Economics
Federal Reserve Economic Data  Economics
FRASER - Data & Statistics  Economics
GeoFRED  Economics
International Finance Corporation: Doing Business  Economics
International Monetary Fund Economics
Resources For Economists Economics
National Center for Education Statistics Education
International Energy Agency (IEA) statistics  Energy
US Energy Information Agency (US EIA)  Energy
Federal Reserve Board of Governors Finance  General
DataCite Search General
Eurostat  General
Federal Procurement Data System General
globalEDGE Resource Desk General
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series General
UNdata  General
World Development Indicators  General
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act  Housing
Office of Immigration Statistics  Immigration
World Inequality Database Income
International Labor Organization Labor
Joint Organisations Data Initiative Oil/Gas
American Presidency Project: Presidential Election Data  Politics
Election Statistics  Politics
Federal Election Commission Data Catalog  Politics
National Archives: Historical Election Results  Politics
National Association of Home Builders Housing Data  Real Estate
Country Statistics Offices Repository
Dataverse Repository
National Bureau of Economic Research Repository
Odum Institute Dataverse Network  Repository
QUANDL Repository
The MacroDataGuide  Repository Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act Data  Sports
IRS Tax Statistics Tax
Office of Travel and Tourism Industries  Tourism
International Transport Forum  Transporation
The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)  Transporation

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