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[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 Culture, including a photography dataset. Contains a bunch of interesting apps and links to GIS software also.

Datacatalogs.org - Is a portal to open Datasets from around the world. Contains a couple of visualization datasets. API compatible.

Eurostat - Business and demographic statistics from the Eurozone.

Statista - A wonderful data portal with an easy to use search interface. Try searching for anything you like - 'internet shopping', 'US Elections', 'social media' and see what it can do!

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