The UK Data Service is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to meet the data needs of researchers, students and teachers from all sectors, including academia, central and local government, charities and foundations, independent research centres, think tanks, and business consultants and the commercial sector.

The UK Data Service collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.

Sources of data:

  • official agencies – mainly central government
  • international statistical agencies
  • individual academics with research grants
  • market research agencies
  • historical sources
  • other data archives worldwide

Webinars on datasets available from the UK Data Service:

9th November 2017, 15:00-16:00
UK and cross-national surveys

16th November 2017, 15:00-16:00

23rd November 2017, 15:00-16:00
Longitudinal data

30th November 2017, 15:00-16;00
Data about countries

5th December 2017, 15:00-16:00
Qualitative and mixed methods data

11th December 2017, 15:00-16:00
Business data

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