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Official "Core" Datasets (27)

10y UK Government Bond Yields (long-term interest rate)

10 year nominal yields on UK government bonds from the bank of England. The 10 year government bond yield is considered a standard indicator of long-term interest rates. This is a direct extract from the Bank of England IUAAMNPY series: "Annual average yield from British Government Securities, 10 year Nominal Par Yield". Data

10 year US Government Bond Yields (long-term interest rate)

10 year nominal yields on US government bonds from the Federal Reserve. The 10 year government bond yield is considered a standard indicator of long-term interest rates. Data

Global CO2 Emissions from Fossil Fuels since 1751

Global CO2 Emissions from fossil-fuels annually since 1751. Data comes from the Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center (CDIAC). Preparation
Source: CDIAC

List of all countries with their 2 digit codes (ISO 3166-2)

ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 English country names and code elements. This list states the country names (official short names in English) in alphabetical order as given in ISO 3166-1 and the corresponding ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 code elements.
Source: ISO

CO2 PPM - Trends in Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide

Data are sourced from the US Government's Earth System Research Laboratory, Global Monitoring Division. Two main series are provided: the Mauna Loa series (which has the longest continuous series since 1958) and a Global Average series (a global average over marine surface sites).

Classification of the Functions of Government

Classification of the Functions of Government (COFOG) is a classification defined by the United Nations Statistics Division. Its purpose is to "classify the purpose of transactions such as outlays on final consumption expenditure, intermediate consumption, gross capital formation and capital and current transfers, by general government" (from home page).
  • Reference
  • Classification
  • Finances
  • Government
  • United Nations

Comprehensive country codes: ISO 3166, ITU, ISO 4217 currency codes and many more

Comprehensive country code information, including ISO 3166 codes, ITU dialing codes, ISO 4217 currency codes, and many others. Provided as a Simple Data Format Data Package. Data

Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Annual Consumer Price Index (CPI) for most countries in the world. Reference year is 2005.
  • CPI
  • World
  • Consumer Price Index
  • Annual Data
  • The World Bank

ISO 4217 Currency Codes

List of currencies and their 3 digit codes as defined by ISO 4217. The data provided here is the consolidation of Table A.1 "Current currency & funds code list" and Table A.3 "Historic denominations".
  • iso
  • iso-4217
  • currency
  • codes

Euribor rates

Euribor rates by year and granularity

US Consumer Price Index and Inflation (CPI)

Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) from U.S. Department Of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics. This is a monthly time series from January 1913. Values are U.S. city averages for all items and 1982-84=100. Note that there are many price indices and this is only one of them (albeit the most standard and with the longest set of data). Data
  • Indicator

Country, Regional and World GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

Country, regional and world GDP in current US Dollars ($). Regional means collections of countries e.g. Europe & Central Asia. Data is sourced from the World Bank and turned into a standard normalized CSV.
  • GDP
  • World
  • Gross Domestic Product
  • Time series

VIX - CBOE Volatility Index

CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) time-series dataset including daily open, close, high and low. The CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices introduced in 1993. Data

Gross Domestic Product of the United States (US GDP)

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the United States (US) both nominal and real on an annual and quarterly basis. Annual data is provided since 1930 and quarterly data since 1947. Both total GDP (levels) and annualized percentage change in GDP are provided. Both levels and changes are available both in current dollars (nominal GDP) and in chained 2009 dollars (real GDP). Data is sourced from US Government's Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) and provided in standardized CSV. Data

Gold Prices (Monthly in USD)

Monthly gold prices since 1950 in USD (London market). Data is sourced from the Bundesbank. Data

UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

UK Real GDP since 1948 from the Office of National Statistics including percentage change and index versions. Data

House Prices in the UK since 1953

UK house prices since 1953 as monthly time-series. Data comes from the Nationwide.

ISO Language Codes (639-1 and 693-2)

Comprehensive language code information, consisting of ISO 639-2 and ISO 639-1. Data

IMF World Economic Outlook Database

IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) database. The IMF World Economic Outlook is a twice-yearly survey by IMF staff that presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Associated with the report is the World Economic Outlook Database, a country-level dataset of major macro-economic variables (GDP, Unemployment, Debt etc). It is the data from that database which is provided here. Data
Source: IMF

US Investor Flow of Funds into Investment Classes (Bonds, Equities etc)

Monthly net new cash flow by US investors into various mutual fund investment classes (equities, bonds etc). Statistics come from the Investment Company Institute (ICI). Data

US House Price Index (Case-Shiller)

Case-Shiller Index of US residential house prices. Data comes from S&P Case-Shiller data and includes both the national index and the indices for 20 metropolitan regions. The indices are created using a repeat-sales methodology. Data
  • Indicator
  • House Prices
  • US

Membership to Copyright Treaties

This data provides the details of the membership by states to WIPO administered treaties on the subject matter of copyright, namely:

Population figures for countries, regions (e.g. Asia) and the world

Population figures for countries, regions (e.g. Asia) and the world. Data comes originally from World Bank and has been converted into standard CSV.
  • Population
  • World
  • Time series

S&P 500 Companies with Financial Information

List of companies in the S&P 500 (Standard and Poor's 500). The S&P 500 is a free-float, capitalization-weighted index of the top 500 publicly listed stocks in the US (top 500 by market cap). The dataset includes a list of all the stocks contained therein and associated key financials such as price, market capitalization, earnings, price/earnings ratio, price to book etc. Data

Standard and Poor's (S&P) 500 Index Data including Dividend, Earnings and P/E Ratio

S&P 500 index data including level, dividend, earnings and P/E ratio on a monthly basis since 1870. The S&P 500 (Standard and Poor's 500) is a free-float, capitalization-weighted index of the top 500 publicly listed stocks in the US (top 500 by market cap). Data
  • Indicator
  • Economics
  • Prices
  • Stocks
  • Stock Market
  • US

UNECE/CEFACT package codes

Coded representations of the package type names used in International Trade (UNECE/CEFACT Trade Facilitation Recommendation No.21)
Source: UNECE

UK Condensed SIC 2007

UK condensed standard industrial classification of economic activities (SIC) 2007 codes Data

All Community Datasets (83)

Open Source Database for Photovoltaic Inverters

This is an Open Source Database for Photovoltaic Inverters. Everybody is welcome to contribute and use it.

Contratos Públicos

Contratos públicos e outras adjudicações.

Cartographie de la fiscalité affectée, selon le périmètre retenu pour le rapport du Conseil des prélèvements obligatoires (2007-2013)

Cartographie de la fiscalité affectée, selon le périmètre retenu pour le rapport du Conseil des prélèvements obligatoires (2007-2013)

Car fuel consumptions and emissions 2000-2013

Cleaned-up and consolidated car fuel consumptions and emissions data published by the Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) for years 2000 to 2013. The VCA is an Executive Agency of the United Kingdom Department for Transport. Please check the booklet for more details

Eleições Autárquicas

Aqui encontram-se os resultados eleitorais das eleicoes autarquicas em Portugal desde 1974. Dados
Source: CNE

Datas das sessões plenárias do Parlamento

Lista das datas de todas as sessões plenárias no Parlamento desde 1976

Deputados do Parlamento

Lista de Deputados da Assembleia da República

Eleições Europeias

Resultados eleitorais das eleições para o Parlamento Europeu, com informação ao nível de distrito.
Source: CNE

Partidos políticos

Informação sobre os partidos políticos desde 1974

Web Browser Usage Statistics

Web browser usage statistics over time. Primary data source is W3Schools browser statistics.

UK Consumer Price Index

Consumer Price Index (and hence inflation) for the UK from 1850 to the present (monthly since June 1947). Data

US Employment and Unemployment rates since 1940

US Employment and Unemployment rates since 1940. Official title: Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population, 1940 to date from USA Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data

Example Geo (JSON) Data Package

Example Geo Data Package showing how to package up GeoJSON data.

TopoJSON Example Data Package

Example TopoJSON Data Package providing a data package for Mike Bostock's example TopoJSON at

Global Lakes and Wetlands Database Levels 1 and 2 Polygons as GeoJSON (.geojson/.topojson) and Shapefiles (.shp)

geodata data package providing geojson polygons and shapefiles for Global Lakes and Wetlands Database
  • topojson
  • shapefile
  • wetlands
  • lakes
  • conservation
  • worldwildlifefund
  • geojson
  • spatialdata
  • geodata
  • vector

United States Polygons as GeoJSON (.geojson/.topojson) at 1:110m

geodata data package providing geojson polygons for United States' Internal Administrative Boundaries
  • topojson
  • geojson
  • spatialdata
  • geodata
  • vector

Country Polygons as GeoJSON at 1:110m

geodata data package providing geojson polygons for all the world's countries
  • geodata
  • vector

LME (Large Marine Ecosystems) of the World

geodata data package providing geojson polygons and shapefiles for LME (Large Marine Ecosystems)
  • topojson
  • shapefile
  • marine
  • ecosystems
  • lme
  • geojson
  • spatialdata
  • geodata
  • vector

Proposed locations for Glasgow’s MACH bike hire scheme (May 2014)

Longitude and latitude points for the proposed locations of Glasgow's upcoming council-run bike hire stations

ZOPA Market Interest Rate and Risk Data

Data on interest rate and risk (default rates) at ZOPA, the peer-to-peer marketplace for money. Data

Landnúmer from Staðfangaskrá

Building records for Iceland. Each record holds a landnúmer (land plot id), heitinúmer (building id), street address, post code, and the longitude and latitude for the building's centre point. Each building can be uniquely identified using a combination of the landnúmer and street address.

'Likes' y posts de candidatos elecciones 2014 en Costa Rica en Facebook

Base de datos de 'likes' de posts de los candidatos en los elecciones de 2014 de Costa Rica.
  • costa rica
  • candidatos
  • elecciones
  • facebook
  • likes

Delitos en Costa Rica

Delitos en Costa Rica, por cantón, enero 2010 - diciembre 2011.
  • costa rica
  • delitos
  • criminales
  • policia

Desarrollo Humano Cantonal de Costa Rica

Base de datos del desarrollo humano cantonal de Costa Rica. (Human development data for the cantons of Costa Rica.)
  • costa rica
  • hdi
  • human development index


Great East Japan Earthquake Evacuees. Data are sourced from Japan's Reconstruction Agency. Two series are provided in this Data Package: monthly totals and monthly totals by prefecture.
  • Japan
  • 3/11
  • earthquake
  • evacuees
  • refugees

Divisiones territoriales de Costa Rica

Divisiones territoriales de Costa Rica: provincias, cantones y distritos. (Territorial divisions of Costa Rica.)
  • costa rica
  • administrative
  • subdivisions

Ingreso de visitantes extranjeros a Costa Rica

Cifras mensuales de ingreso de visitantes extranjeros por la vía aérea, terrestre y marítima desde enero de 2008.
  • costa rica
  • immigration
  • imigración
  • turismo

Reciclaje por canton en Costa Rica

Base de datos de estadisticos de reciclaje por canton en Costa Rica.
  • costa rica
  • reciclaje

Morosos de Costa Rica

Scrape of tax defaulter data published the government of Costa Rica.
  • morosos
  • costa rica
  • tax
  • defaulters

Iniciativas Populares de Costa Rica

Base de datos de iniciativas de ley populares de Costa Rica.
  • costa rica
  • iniciativas
  • leyes

Salidas de costarricenses al extranjero

Consulte en esta base de datos, las salidas de ciudadanos de Costa Rica (por avión y tierra) efectuadas por mes desde enero de 2003.
  • costa rica
  • emigration
  • emigración

Jacques Tardie's library

  • library
  • books

Data from William Playfair's work

Data used in William Playfair's works including the data used in the first uses of bar, pie, and line plots.

CDB13 Battle Dataset

A database of over 600 battles that were fought between 1600AD and 1973AD. Descriptive data include battle name, date, and location; the strengths and losses on each side; identification of the victor; temporal duration of the battle; and selected environmental and tactical environment descriptors (such as type of fortifications, type of tactical scheme, weather conditions, width of front, etc.) This dataset is a revised, cleaned, expanded and packaged version of Helmbold's CDB90 data. However, it does not add any new battles to the data.

Ayuda oficial al desarrollo, 2007-2012, España

Datos sobre el ayuda oficial al desarrallo que viene de España.
  • spain
  • aid
  • development

Tenders awarded in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Tenders awarded in Bosnia and Herzegovina, scraped for the period of 01.04.2013 - 31.10.2013
Source: ekapija

BCP 47/IANA language subtag data

Full BCP 47 language subtag data from the official IANA repository, in JSON format with multiple indices.
  • iana
  • bcp47
  • subtags
  • rfc5646
  • language
  • tags

Medien Transparenz

Data on political advertising spending in Austria from medientransparenzgesetz publications by Austria's RTR.

Zimbabwe Census 2012 (Preliminary results)

Zimbabwe Hospitals Data Package

List of deaths of refugees in europe and on europes borders released a list of people who died as refugees/asylum seekers in Europe and on it's borders. This is a scraped version

FRONTEX Budgets 2005-2013

The Frontex budgets, scraped from various PDFs on the frontex website

Liste der Parteien in Oesterreich

Liste der Parteien in Oesterreich, die vom BMI veroeffentlicht werden: . Scraped als CSV. Stand vom 1.10.2013. Das Hinterlegungsdatum entspricht dem Datum der Hinterlegung der ersten Satzungen - de facto der Parteigruendung

Tanzania Census 2012 - Population per Council

A scraped version of the Tanzania, population per Council data from the national bureau of statistics

Helsingin kaupungin tietojärjestelmäluettelo

Koostettu yhtenäinen CSV-muotoinen luettelo alkuperäisestä kaupungin julkisemasta Excel-tiedostosta, jossa eri virastojen tetojärjestelmät ovat eri välilehdillä.

Database of Public Bodies (Government Entities)

A database of public bodies (or organizations):

Open Data Websites (Portals and Catalogs)

Dataset of Open Data portals and catalogs from around the world based derived from

Hotline SOS Démocratie 2013.

Liste des appels effectués par la Hotline SOS Démocratie/Jokkolabs en vue de l'élection présidentielle de Juillet 2013. Chaque appel fait suite à une demande d'une personne (bip ou SMS).
  • Hotline
  • SOS Démocratie
  • Mali
  • Élections

Traffic signs of Hansbeke, Nevele, Belgium

Geospatial dataset of all traffic signs of Hansbeke, Nevele, Belgium. See for more information.
  • traffic signs
  • geospatial
  • Hansbeke
  • Nevele
  • Belgium

Hotline SOS Démocratie Legislatives 2013.

Liste des appels effectués par la Hotline SOS Démocratie/Jokkolabs en vue de l'élection législative de 2013. Chaque appel fait suite à une demande d'une personne (bip ou SMS).
  • Hotline
  • SOS Démocratie
  • Mali
  • Élections

Country and Regional Analyses (CRA) - UK Government Finances

The HM Treasury Country and Regional Analysis (CRA) dataset shows where in the country benefit has been had from the spending of each government department.



Greater London Authority (GLA) Spending

This repository contains code and data related to Greater London Authority spending. Its primary purpose it to prepare the openly available GLA data for loading into OpenSpending.

Hard Drive Prices (1950-Present)

Hard disk drives (HDD) prices over time (1950-present). This dataset provides a time series of retail prices for "Winchester"-style hard disk drives sourced from various publications and sources. Data

Data Packaged UK Health Data

UK Health Data. Research on what's available and what you can do with it. Data Sources Health and Social Care Information Center

US Wheat Production and Prices

US wheat production and prices time series from 1866 to the present. Data was sourced from the US Department of Agriculture and converted into a more machine-readable form.
  • US
  • Agriculture
  • Wheat
  • Prices
  • Indicator

Search Engine Market Shares

Search engine market shares around the world over time. Data sourced from NetApplications, WebSideStory, Nielsen's NetRatings, comScore's MediaMetrix and other sources. Some figures and data come from Is Google the next Microsoft? Competition, Welfare and Regulation in Online Search, Review of Network Economics, Rufus Pollock, December 2010. Please cite that as well as this dataset when using this data. Data

Japanese Zipcode

Japanese Zipcode CSV data from Japan Post. Original data is encoded by Shift_JIS.
  • Japan
  • Zipcode

Japanese Location Reference

Japanese Location Referenece Information. Original data is encoded by Shift_JIS.
  • Japan
  • Location

An exploration of the metadata standards that are in use across the web
  • Open Data
  • Metadata
  • Linked Data
  • DCAT
  • Datapackages

Disposal database: House of Commons report

MoD present and future disposal properties that are in the public domain that is provided for reference in the House of Commons library. This version is being used for GitHub workflow experimentation by the ODI.
  • Defence
  • Government
  • Land and Property
  • Property
  • disposals
  • house of commons

CSV Validation Research

Planetary Bodies

Test data for the github-viewer app. This is in DataPackage format (see

Bicicletários no OpenStreetMap

Mapa de bicicletários no OpenStretMap, que contém a posição geográfica e outras informações sobre capacidade, cobertura, vigilância e outros atributos descritos no wiki do OpenStreetMap. Pode-se considerar que este mapa está em fase embrionária, pois há poucos pontos mapeados. É possível visualizar os dados neste mapa.

A nice title

Data collected by the Open Data 500 study

Open Data Index

The Open Data Index assesses the state of open government data around the world.

General Election Candidates 2015