A series of worldwide surveys studying the changing values and their impact on social and political life. WVS has carried out national surveys in 97 societies. From 1981 to 2008, five waves of surveys were conducted.
An ongoing cross-national annual survey program. With four founding members in 1983 including Australia, Germany, Great Britain and US, it has over 40 member countries at present. Access to the complete ISSP data and documentation is free.
PISA evaluates education systems worldwide by testing the reading, mathematical and scientific literacy skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students in participating countries. Over 70 countries and regions have participated in PISA since 2000.
The regional barometer surveys, often including the public opinion on democracy, examine the social, political and economic atomosphere over time in different countries.
New 2017 edition! The Cross-National Time-Series Data Archive offers annual data for a range of countries from 1815 to the present, organized in the form of an Excel spreadsheet. The data includes over 200 economic, social and political variables for over 200 countries.
The Independent Institute for Social Policy (IISP) has grown out the Social Policy: Challenges of the XXI Century program. The Program is supported by the Ford Foundation and makes grants for research in social policy. The Research Projects archive contains social science research from a variety of projects conducted in Russia. (Note: all data files are in Russian)
KOSSDA is a non-profit organization with an expertise in the acquisition, preservation, and dissemination of Korean social science data and literature. (Note: Users must register in order to access, order, and download data)
Access to current statistical data on a variety of economic and demographic aspects of China. Includes monthly and annual reports on economic development, as well as data from various industries, information on specific companies, statistical yearbooks for China as a whole and from various regions, and a range of census-related information.
A web-based data sharing network to archive China micro datasets for use by researchers. A first-time user is required to create a CSDN account to download data. Data are provided in ASCII format along with SPSS, SAS or STATA setup files.
Click on "IP Login" to connect. Off-campus users should click "IP Login" and then return to this page and click on Indiastat again. Indiastat.com is a gateway to comprehensive and authentic socio-economic information related to India. It includes data on subjects and areas such as agriculture, education, tourism, health and industry. Simultaneous users: 1.
Provides access to the books, journals, and statistical databases of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, providing information on member countriesâ economics, politics, and international affairs. Publications include country studies, forecasting publications, reports, periodicals, and socio-economic databases. Statistical data can be downloaded as Excel files.
PTW displays a set of national accounts economic time series for 189 countries back to 1950. Its expenditure entries are denominated in a common set of prices in a common currency so that real quantity comparisons can be made, both between countries and over time. It also provides information about relative prices within and between countries, as well as demographic data and capital stock estimates.
Access to 32 databases produced by United Nations Statistics and Population Divisions covering subjects in crime, education, energy, environment, finance, food and agriculture, gender, health, human development, information & communication, labor, population, national accounts, refugees, and tourism.