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The United States Census Bureau (officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title 13 U.S.C. § 11) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census. It also gathers other national demographic and economic data. As a part of the United States Department of Commerce, the Census Bureau serves as a leading source of data about America's people and economy. The most visible role of the Census Bureau is to perform the official decennial (every 10 years) count of people living in the U.S. The most important result is the reallocation of the number of seats each state is allowed in the House of Representatives, but the results also affect a range of government programs received by each state. The agency director is a political appointee selected by the President of the United States.
The Indian Census is the largest single source of a variety of statistical information on different characteristics of the people of India. With a history of more than 130 years, this reliable, time tested exercise has been bringing out a veritable wealth of statistics every 10 years, beginning from 1872 when the first census was conducted in India non-synchronously in different parts. To scholars and researchers in demography, economics, anthropology, sociology, statistics and many other disciplines, the Indian Census has been a fascinating source of data. The rich diversity of the people of India is truly brought out by the decennial census which has become one of the tools to understand and study India The responsibility of conducting the decennial Census rests with the Office of the Registrar General and Census Commissioner, India under Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. It may be of historical interest that though the population census of India is a major administrative function; the Census Organisation was set up on an ad-hoc basis for each Census till the 1951 Census. The Census Act was enacted in 1948 to provide for the scheme of conducting population census with duties and responsibilities of census officers. The Government of India decided in May 1949 to initiate steps for developing systematic collection of statistics on the size of population, its growth, etc., and established an organisation in the Ministry of Home Affairs under Registrar General and ex-Officio Census Commissioner, India. This organisation was made responsible for generating data on population statistics including Vital Statistics and Census. Later, this office was also entrusted with the responsibility of implementation of Registration of Births and Deaths Act, 1969 in the country.
The UK Data Service is a comprehensive resource funded by the ESRC to support researchers, teachers and policymakers who depend on high-quality social and economic data. Here you will find a single point of access to a wide range of secondary data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data.
The Census of Agriculture provides extensive data about U.S. agriculture at the country, state and county level. The census is conducted every 5 years, and it gathers uniform, detailed data about U.S. farms and ranches and their operators. Data from recent censuses are available in different formats, but historical censuses (back to 1840) are available in pdf format.
The Census Bureau releases TIGER/Line shapefiles and metadata each year to the public. TIGER/Line shapefiles are spatial extracts from the Census Bureau’s MAF/TIGER database. They contain features such as roads, railroads, hydrographic features and legal and statistical boundaries.
>>>!!!<<< American FactFinder has been decommissioned and is no longer available. Data are now available at: >>>!!!<<< American FactFinder, maintained by the U.S. Census Bureau, is a source for United States population, housing, economic, and geographic data. The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year. Note that by law, no one is permitted to reveal information from these censuses and surveys that could identify any person, household, or business.
UNC Dataverse is an open-source repository software application for archiving, sharing, and accessing research data of all kinds. Each dataverse within the larger repository contains a multitude of datasets, and each dataset contains descriptive metadata and data files. UNC Dataverse is hosted by Odum Institute for Research in Social Science.
The GML contributes to the continual improvement of access to and information about official microdata; provides a service and research infrastructure for these data; adopts the function of an intermediary between the Federal Statistical Office and empirical research; conducts exemplary research based upon official data. The GML is an integral part of the German data infrastructure and features as one of six institutions funded by the German Council of Social and Economic Data.
The History Data Service data collection brings together over 650 separate studies transcribed, scanned or compiled from historical sources. The studies cover a wide range of historical topics, from the seventh century to the twentieth century. Although the primary focus of the collection is on the United Kingdom, it also includes a significant body of cross-national and international data collections. Examples of topics covered include: nineteenth and twentieth century statistics, manuscript census records, state finance data, demographic data, mortality data, community histories, electoral history and economic indicators.
The national data provide the monthly, quarterly and annual, census regions, departments and international social and economic statistic data. It Offers a variety of file output, watchmaking, drawing, Indicators, visualization charts and geographic information data. To speed up the construction of modern service-oriented statistics, and to better serve the community, on the basis of "China Statistical Database" created in 2008, the National Bureau of Statistics(NBS) established a new statistical database in 2013.
!!!the repository is no longer available, Please use: TheDataWeb at!!! This dataverse contains holdings from The DataWeb . TheDataWeb is the network of online data libraries and the infrastructure for intelligent browsing and accessing data across the Internet using the DataFerrett as the interface. TheDataWeb brings together under one umbrella demographic, economic, environmental, health, (and more) datasets that are usually separated by geography and/or organizations.
The Canada Open Data Project provides Government of Canada data to the public as potential driver for economic innovation. Searchable and browsable raw data is available for download, and the public can recommend specific data be made available.
BEA produces economic accounts statistics that enable government and business decision-makers, researchers, and the American public to follow and understand the performance of the Nation's economy. To do this, BEA collects source data, conducts research and analysis, develops and implements estimation methodologies, and disseminates statistics to the public.
>>>!!!<<< 2020-08-28; the repository is no longer available >>>!!!<<< The South African Data Archive promotes and facilitates the sharing of research data and related documentation of computerised raw quantitative data of large scale regional, national and international research projects mainly in the humanities and social sciences. It makes these datasets available to the research community for further analysis, comparative studies, longitudinal studies, teaching and decision-making purposes.
The Data Catalogue (DBK) comprises the study descriptions from all studies archived at the Data Archive including study descriptions of historical studies data. The primary focus of the department “Data Archive for the Social Sciences” is providing excellent data service for national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science research. These surveys, which must comply with clearly defined methodological and technical requirements, are archived and processed according to internationally recognized standards and made accessible to the scientifically interested public in a user-friendly manner.
OBIS strives to document the ocean's diversity, distribution and abundance of life. Created by the Census of Marine Life, OBIS is now part of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, under its International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange (IODE) programme
The Research Data Center Elections is part of GESIS and provides access to a number of national survey datasets. The RDC performs the main tasks: Data collection, Consultation and creation of value-added services like data handbooks, Knowledge transfer, e.g. organisation of workshops and Scientific research.
The German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) collects up-to-date data on attitudes, behavior, and social structure in Germany. Every two years since 1980 a representative cross section of the population is surveyed using both constant and variable questions. The ALLBUS data become available to interested parties for research and teaching as soon as they are processed and documented.
The National Data Archive has been disseminating microdata from surveys and censuses primarily under the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI), Government of India. The archive is powered by the National Data Archive (NADA, ver. 4.3) software with DDI Metadata standard. It serves as a portal for researchers to browse, search, and download relevant datasets freely; even with related documentation (viz. survey methodology, sampling procedures, questionnaires, instructions, survey reports, classifications, code directories, etc). A few data files require the user to apply for approval to access with no charge. Currently, the archive holds more than 144 datasets of the National Sample Surveys (NSS), Annual Survey of Industries (ASI), and the Economic Census as available with the Ministry. However, efforts are being made to include metadata of surveys conducted by the State Governments and other government agencies.
The City of Victoria’s Open Data Portal allows you to explore and download open data, discover and analyze datasets using maps, and develop new web and mobile applications.
The Social Science Data Archives maintains a collection of machine-readable survey, census, and administrative data files and provides access to publicly available data. A portion of the collection is focused on Los Angeles from a demographic, economic, social, or political viewpoint. Los Angeles-specific data may also be extracted from files in the collection that contain data from studies covering demographic areas larger than Los Angeles.
The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. It includes both quantitative and qualitative data. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data.