Other Survey Sources

American Time Use Survey Data Extract Builder (ATUS-X)

ATUS-X is a project dedicated to making it easy for researchers to use data from the American Time Use Survey (ATUS).


ARDA - Association of Religious Data Archives

Providing Free Access to Quality Data on Religion
Data on American and international religion. Online tools for generating national profiles, GIS maps, church membership overviews, denominational heritage trees, tables, charts, and other reports. Over 450 surveys and other data collections available for online preview and virtually all can be downloaded free of charge.


CentERdata Institute for Data Collection and Research

A Dutch microdata archive that runs the LISS panel (Longitudinal Internet Studies for the Social sciences).



Council of European Social Science Data Archives
An umbrella organisation for social science data archives across Europe.


CPANDA - Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive

CPANDA is the world's first interactive digital archive of policy-relevant data on the arts and cultural policy in the United States. It is a collaborative effort of Princeton University's Firestone Library and the Princeton Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies. The Pew Charitable Trusts underwrote the original development of the archive.


Cross-National Time Series Data Archive

The Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive offers annual data for a range of countries from 1815 to the present.


Canadian Century Research Infrastructure (CCRI)

The CCRI is a pan-Canadian, multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional effort to develop a set of interrelated databases centered on data from the 1911, 1921, 1931, 1941 and 1951 Canadian Censuses.



An annotated bibliography and registry of research data repositories.



Provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data


Data & Information Services Centre (DISC) Online Data Archive

University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries online data archive.


Catasto Study: Census and Property Survey for Florentine Domains and the City of Verona in Fifteenth Century Italy

The survey consists of data on the fiscal household as defined by the government for the purpose of collecting the tax.


Digital Curation Centre

An internationally-recogonized centre of expertise on digital curation with a focus on building capability and skills for reasearch data management


European Election Database

Facilitates comparative research on elections in Europe. Publishes regional election results according to the Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS), level 1 to 3. Data available make it possible to compare and contrast election results across countries and regions and conduct comparisons over time. As most of the data sets are aggregated to correspond with the EUs NUTS definition, it facilitates studies that incorporate additional statistical measures as demography, labour market, etc. Data are collected from national election authorities, national statistical agencies and other official sources.


Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System - Survey of Consumer Finance

Online access to the US Survey of Consumer Finance (SCF) via SDA, along with other download options.



Home of ZACAT, a social science data portal allowing you to search for, browse, analyse and download social science survey data, provided by GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (dept. Data Archive for the Social Sciences).


Human Rights Data Analysis Group (HRDAG)

"The Human Rights Data Analysis Group is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that applies rigorous science to the analysis of human rights violations around the world".


International Household Survey Network (IHSN)

A central survey catalogue with links to national and international databanks, microdata toolkits, guides to anonymization, a question bank, and more.



IPUMS International and IPUMS USA are projects dedicated to collecting and distributing US and International census data. See also: National Historical Geographic Information System.


Latinobarometro Polls

  • 1995 to recent years: free in SPSS, STATA, and SAS formats
  • Most recent data: available through subscription


Minnesota Population Center

Historical and international census data.


National Database for Autism Research

"The National Database for Autism Research (NDAR) is an NIH-funded research data repository that aims to accelerate progress in autism spectrum disorders (ASD) research through data sharing, data harmonization, and the reporting of research results. NDAR also serves as a scientific community platform and portal to multiple other research repositories, allowing for aggregation and secondary analysis of data".


Pew Global Attitudes Project

The Pew Global Attitudes Project is a series of worldwide public opinion surveys that encompasses a broad array of subjects ranging from people's assessments of their own lives to their views about the current state of the world and important issues of the day. More than 175,000 interviews in 54 countries have been conducted as part of the project's work.


Pew Internet & American Life Project

Explores the impact of the internet on children, families, communities, the work place, schools, health care and civic/political life.


Pew Research Center for the People & the Press

An independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues.


PROPEL Centre for Population Health Impact

The Propel Centre for Population Health Impact is a partnership formalized in 2009 between the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the University of Waterloo (UW). Propel builds on the Canadian Cancer Society founded Centre for Behavioural Research and Program Evaluation (CBRPE), bringing together staff from CBRPE and the Population Health Research Group (PHR).



Registry of research data repositories.


Statistics South Africa - Nesstar Webview

South African microdata files


Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results

A source of cancer statistics in the United States.


UK Data Archive

The UK Data Archive (UKDA) is the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK.


UK Data Service

The UK Data Service collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.


World Bank Microdata Library

The Microdata Library provides information about people living in developing countries, their institutions, their environment, their communities and the operation of their economies. It includes datasets produced by the World Bank, other international organizations, statistical agencies and other agencies in low and middle-income countries.


Select Free Sources for International Microdata

This LibGuide, produced by Bobray Bordelon of Princeton University, provides links to many sources of free international Microdata.

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