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Use this guide to access a range of national and international statistical data.
If you are looking for statistics relating to specific disciplines (i.e health or finance) you should also look at the relevant subject guide which may have further resources for finding statistics in your area.
Key Resources for UK Statistics
UK Data Service
Access to and support for wide range of economic and social data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data.
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
This is the gateway to UK National Statistics.
Public data to help people understand how government works and how policies are made. Datasets available from all central government departments and a number of other public sector bodies and local authorities.
UK government website - includes links to government departments, publications information and press releases.
Royal Statistical Society
Learned and professional society for the science and application of statistics, promoting their use for public benefit.
Formerly the Health and Social Care Information Centre, NHS Digital is the national provider of information, data and IT systems for health and social care.
Official labour market statistics.
View, print and annotate maps online or download data to GIS/CAD software - content includes GB Ordnance Survey, Environment, Geology, Historic, Marine and Society collections of maps and data.
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Below you can find statistics from national governments and Inter-governmental organisations (IGOs).
OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
Access to free statistics from official sources on the web.
Web links are arranged by country, region or subject. Some specialised databases are only available to the University of Auckland staff and students.
Single entry point for United Nations statistical databases.
International Monetary Fund
Organization of 188 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
Statistics of the European Union
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
CIA World Factbook
Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.
Britain’s largest independent social research agency.
Leading UK research company specialising in researching advertising, loyalty (customer and employee relationship management); marketing, mediaCT (media and technology), social & political research and reputation research.