Statistics Resources and Big Data 2018

This new guide is a comprehensive resource for all researchers who require access to reliable and accurate publicly available statistics and Big Data sets that address diverse and timely subject matter. The resources included in this guide are developed and maintained by a range of organizations, including: academic and scholarly sources, the federal government, the corporate and business sectors, open source contributions, advocacy groups, NGOs and IGOs.

Statistics Resources and Big Data 2018

233644 datasets from the Federal Government

2010 Census

2018 Directory of Directories

2018 New Economy Resources

Academic Torrents Religion Statistics Geography, Church Statistics

African Development Bank Group (AfDB) – Statistics

American Customer Satisfaction Index

American Demographics

American FactFinder

Annals of Applied Statistics (AOAS) – Open Access e-Prints

Asian Development Bank (ADB) – Economics and Statistics

Asset Macro

Astrostatistics and Astroinformatics Portal (ASAIP)

AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis

Australian Bureau of Statistics

Avention – Formerly OneSource

Awesome Project

Awesome Public Datasets


Big Data

Big Data

Big Data, Present and Future – Infographic

Big Data Solutions

Big Data Specialization

Big Data Tutorial – Everything You Need To Know

Big Data University

Big Data – What It Is and Why It Matters

Big Data – Wikipedia

BigMl – Thousands of Public Data Sources

BizStats – Free Business Statistics and Financial Ratios


Bureau of Economic Analysis

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) and Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA)

Buy the Dataset You Need From an Open Marketplace

CDC: 500 Cities Project

Census Data Mapper

Census Online

Center for Applied Internet Data Analysis

CEPALSTAT – Latin America and the Caribbean Databases and Statistical Publications

CHANCE Magazine

ChartsBin – Web Based Visualization Tool

China Statistical Abstract 2015

CIA Publications

citeulike – Managing and Discovering Scholarly References – Comprehensive Stats on U.S. Cities

City Population

CKAN – Open Source Data Portal Software

ClearStory Data – Now You Can See It

Common Crawl – Open Repository of Web Crawl Data Composed Of Over 5 Billion Freely Available Web Pages

Communications in Biometry and Crop Science (CBCS)

Computational Statistics

CORE Data Dumps

Council on East Asian Library (CEAL) Statistics

Data & Society

Data Blog – Facts Are Sacred


DataCircle – Buy, Sell or Exchange Data Sets Easily

DataFerrett – Data Mining Tool APIs

Data: Government, State, City, Local and Public

DataHub – The Easy Way To Get, Use and Share Data

Data in Gapminder World

DataMarket – Find, Understand and Share Data

DataMelt – Computation and Visualization Environment

Data Mining Resources 2018

Data Portal – The Open Data Hub of the European Union

DataRobot – Build Better Predictions Models

Dataset of schools in the USA

Datasets for Data Mining and Data Science

Datasets from MSTE (Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education) College University of Illinois

DATAVERSITY – Resources for IT Professionals – Social Network for Data People

dat – Share and Sync Data Instantly

DBpedia – Crowd-Sourced Community Effort To Extract Structured Information from Wikipedia

Deep Web and Big Data Research 2018

DocumentCloud – Analyze, Annotate, Publish by Turning Documents Into Data

Dryad Digital Repository

DSC Data Science Search Engine

Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS)

Ecommerce bigdataset covering SKUs Price and availability status queryable through API – Economic Time Series

Economic Census

Economic Briefing Room

Education datasets from the Department of Education

Education Data Community

Energy Information Administration (EIA)- Statistical Agency of the U.S. Department of Energy

Enigma Public – World’s Broadest Collection of Public Data

e-Science Central – Cloud Based Platform for Data Analysis

EU Open Data Portal

Eurostats – European Statistics

EveryCloud – Spam Filtering and Email Archiving

Extract Big Value From Big Data


Federal R&D Facilities for Entrepreneurs and Innovators

Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)


Finding and Using Health Statistics


FRASER – Federal Reserve Archive – Discover Economic History

Free GIS Data 

Gapminder – FactTank

GenBank ®

Gephi – The Open Graph Viz Platform

GitHub Data

Global Open Data Index

Google BigQuery

Grafana – Beautiful Metric and Analytic Dashboards

Graphite – Highly Scalable Real-Time Graphing System

Guide To World Population by Richard Jensen [May 2007]


Healthcare Data from the Federal Government

Household electric power consumption big dataset

How Much Information? 2003

Human Development Reports

HyperStat Online: An Introduction to Statistics

IMF Data Sets – International Economics Data and Statistics

Index Mundi – Global Data Portal

Indiegogo Datasets

indix – Everything About Products

Industry Research from the University of Tennessee

Industry Research – University of Pittsburgh – Free Redistributable Rich Data Sets

Infogram – Create Engaging Infographics and Reports in Minutes

International Business – Information on the Business Conditions, Culture, and Economy of Different Countries

International Economic Statistics (IES) Database

International Human Development Indicators – Public Data Explorer

International Journal of Quality, Statistics, and Reliability

International Monetary Fund (IMF) – Data and Statistics

International Trade Statistics

Internet 2010 Statistics

Internet Demographics 2018

Internet Monitor – Analyzing Online Content Controls and Activity

Internet World Stats – Usage and Population Statistics

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

IOGDS: International Open Government Dataset Search

IPUMS USA : Integrated Public Use Microdata Series

Journal of Open Health Data

Journal of Statistics Education

Kaggle – Home of Data Science and Machine Learning

Kazoup – Analyze Search Archive

Kickstarter Datasets


Knoema Knowledge Platform

Linking Open Data Cloud Diagram (LOD)

LinkingOpenData – W3C SWEO Community Project

List of Free Statistical Software

Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS)

ManualsLib – The Ultimate Manuals Library

MAVERICK – HP/NVIDIA Interactive Visualization and Data Analytics System

Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000

Mirador – Tool for Visual Exploration of Complex Datasets.

MoData – Big Data Resources

Monarch Professional – Individual Information Optimization for Enterprise

Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online (MBS)

Movie Rating Datasets

Mu Sigma – Decision Sciences and Analytics 

National Agricultural Statistics Service

National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

National Center for Health Statistics

National Numeracy Network: Teaching Resources 

National Statistics Online (UK)

NationMaster – World Statistics and Country Comparisons

Net Data Directory

New Economics (econ) Archive at

Occupational Employment Statistics (OES)


OECD Health Statistics 2015 – Country Notes

OECD Health Statistics 2017

OECD.StatExtracts – Complete Databases Available Via OECD’s iLibrary

OpenAIRE – Open Access Infrastructure for Research in Europe

Open Data Barometer

Open Data Handbook – Guides, Case Studies and Resources for Government and Civil Society On the What, Why and How of Open Data

Open Data Inception

Open Data Institute

Open Data Inventory (ODIN)

Open Data Network

Open Datasets

Open Educational Resources (OER): Statistics

OpenGeoportal – Geospatial Data from Multiple Repositories

Open Graph Viz Platform – Exploratory Data Analysis

Open Learning Initiative: Probability & Statistics

OpenRefine – A Free Open Source Powerful Tool for Working With Messy Data

Open Source Data Explorer – Explore and Visualize Your Event Data

Oracle and Big Data

Orange – Open Source Data Visualization and Analysis for Novice and Experts

Pharma Big Data Datasets – Europe’s Public Data

Public Data Sets On Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Quality and Comparative International Statistics

QueryTree – Visualize and Understand Your Data

Platfora – Clarity From Big Data

Project Open Data – Open Data Policy – Managing Information As An Asset

Publicly Available Big Datasets

PubMed – True Random Number Service – Registry of Research Data Repositories

ReDash – Make Your Company Data Driven

ReportLinker: Industry Reports, Company and Country Profiles

R Programming MOOC Course on EdX Free

Research Repository UCD

Sample datasets for practicing with the R Development System – Interlinking the Web of Data

SCaVis – Scientific Computation and Visualization Environment

Scientific Data Repository – Real Time Visualization and Exploration Techniques

Sense – A Collaborative Cloud Platform for Data Science and Big Data Analytics

Sindice – The Semantic Web Index 

SISA – Simple Interactive Statistical Analysis

Sizzle Analytics

Smithsonian/NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS)

Socialbakers – Social Statistics, Application Statistics and Page Statistics

Social Science Data Search

Social Statistics 2.0 – Open Database of Statistics Research Data 

SORT (Statistics and Operations Research Transactions)

Sqrrl Security – Cell-Level Security for Big Data

StatCrunch – Data Analysis On the Web

Statista – A Leading Statistics Portal

Statistical Analysis and Data Mining

Statistical Data Mining Tutorials – Tutorial Slides by Andrew Moore

Statistical Education Through Problem Solving

Statistical Resources Online

Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web

Statistics – Wikipedia – Research Statistics and Statistical Analysis Directory

Statistics and Probability

Statistics Canada

Statistics Every Writer Should Know

Statistics Online Compute Resources (SOCR)

Statistics on the Web

Statistics Resources and Big Data 2018

Statistics Sources

Stat Wing – Turn Data Into Insight In Seconds

tamr – Leverage All Data

Tanagra Project – Free Data Mining Software for Academic and Research Purposes

The Big Data Hub – Understanding Big Data for the Enterprise

The Dataverse Project

The DBpedia Data Set (3.9)

The Dryad Digital Repository

The Internet Glossary of Statistical Terms

The Magazine of Early American Datasets

The Manifesto for Data Practices

The Open Data Institute

The Open Knowledge Foundation – Empowering Through Open Knowledge

The R Project for Statistical Computing

The Statistics Home Page

The World Bank – Data

The World Bank Data Catalog

The World of Statistics

Trifacta – Data Wrangling

Truthy – Information Diffusion Research

UC Irvine Machine Learning Repository

UK National Statistics Online

UNdata – Data Access System to UN Databases (34 Databases – 60 Million Records)

UNESCO Institute for Statistics

United Kingdom National Accounts, The Blue Book, 2014 Edition–2014-edition/index.html

United Nations Statistics Division

United States Census Bureau

United States Census Bureau Research

U.S. and World Population Clocks – Data and Statistics 

USA Trade Online – The Official Source of Trade Statistics

U.S. Business and Economy-Wide Statistics

USDA Economics, Statistics, and Market Information System

US Government Web Services and XML Data Sources

USITC Interactive Tariff and Trade DataWeb

Visualization of Large Spatiotemporal Datasets – Making Sense of Complex Issues Through Data and Design

Vital Statistics of the United States (VSUS)

VIZE – Experiment With Data On the Fly

WebCASPAR – Integrated Science and Engineering Resources

Web and Blog Datasets

Web Interface for Statistics Education (WISE)

WebSM – Web Survey Methodology Portal

Weka 3: Data Mining Software in Java

What Is Big Data?

WHO: World Health Statistics

WikiData – Free KnowledgeBase With 15,819,145 Editable Data Items 

WisStat – Applied Population Laboratory

Wolfram Data Repository

World Bank Open Data

World dataBank – World Development Indicators (WDI) and Global Development Finance (GDF)

Worldometers – World Statistics Updated In Real Time

World Statistics Pocketbook

WTO Statistics Database 

WWW Virtual Library: Statistics (YE)

Zanran – Search the Web For Data and Statistics

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