UTS Library

[node:field-reference-guides:title]: Datasets

 

These are freely available datasets from here and around the world. Some are accessible via API's, which are an automated way to mine data into software like Google Refine.

Data.gov.au - Is hosted by the Australian Government. At present it contains over 1000 datasets, including datasets on Construction materials, housing finance, planning, Property, and Transport. Contains a bunch of interesting apps and links to GIS software also.

Datacatalogs.org - Is a portal to open Datasets from around the world. API compatible.

Eurostat - Business and demographic statistics from the Eurozone. Also contains specialist datasets like rural development and land cover/use.

Statista - A wonderful data portal with an easy to use search interface. Contains a wealth of economic data including construction data from around the globe.

World Bank Data Catalog - A wealth of datasets from all parts of the globe. Contains World Development Indicators, Environmental stats, population forecasts, Global Development Indicators and much much more! Largely API compatible