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Statistical data

Census data for the United Kingdom
1901 Census of England and Wales online Currently running as a test site
2001 Census Information about the 2001 Census
2011 Census First results of the 2011 census

National and international sources
Australian Bureau of Statistcs Including Australian 2001 census
Bureau of Economic Analysis From U.S. Department of Commerce
Eurostat European Union Statistical Office offers limited data free of charge
IndiaStat Socio-economic statistical facts and figures about India
OECD Range of statistics online - click on the subject from the left hand frame then on the statistics link
Time Series Data Library A collection of over 500 time series
UK Data Archive Guidance and training on how to manage, store and share data
UK Data Service Single point of access to secondary data including large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and census data from 1971 to 2011
UK Office for National Statistics Provides free online versions of many of its main statistical publications
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Links to useful statistics web sites
U.S. Census Bureau From U.S. Department of Commerce
World Bank Provides a range of data with emphasis on development matters

Statistical gateways
Data on the net Internet sites of numeric Social Science statistical data, data catalogues, data libraries, social science gateways, addresses and more
Foreign Government Data Sources From University of Michigan
Foreign Government Statistics From University of Michigan
Nesstar Includes selected years from General Household Survey, Health Survey for England and British Social Attitudes Surveys
OFFSTATS Lists web sites offering free and easily accessible social, economic and general data from official or similar sources
U.S. statistical sources arranged by subject From University of Michigan

Support for researchers collecting and processing data
Standard industrial classification Free access to alphabetical and numerical lists
Statistical Reference Datasets Project to improve the accuracy of statistical software by providing reference datasets with certified computational results that enable the objective evaluation of statistical software