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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

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

Gold Prices (Monthly in USD)

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

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

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

House Prices in the UK since 1953

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

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

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
  • iso
  • iso-4217
  • currency
  • codes

UK Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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
We are at an early stage of adding datasetssuggestions and contributions are welcome »

High Quality & Reliable

We are sourcing, normalizing and quality checking a set of key reference and indicator datasets such as country codes, currencies, GDP and population.

Standard Form & Bulk Access

All the datasets are provided in a standardized form and can be accessed in bulk as CSV together with a simple JSON schema.

Versioned & Packaged

All data is in data packages and is versioned using git so all changes are visible and data can be collaboratively maintained.