Lists and collections of datasets released by journalists or governments or others.

538: all story datasets

Accountability project

AWS hosted datasets

BBC shared data unit: all story datasets

Bureau Local story data

Buzzfeed: all story datasets & analyses

Cities: Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leipzig, London, New York, Paris, Stirling

Consumer data research centre & archive

CSO (Central Statistics Office, Ireland)

Datassist: catalogue of different indexes available

Data commons: open sources for students & researchers

Data Is Plural: archive of data mentioned in email — J Singer-Vine

Data Times

Dataverse: research datasets made public — Harvard

Department for Transport

Deutsche Welle: repository of story data

The Economist: repository of story data and code

Environmental Information: public register

European data journalism network (institutional datasets)

EU statistics: eurostat

European data portal

Get the data: Q&A forum for finding answers in or about data

Google Bigquery datasets on Kaggle

Goverment Statistical Service (beta)

Guardian Data Blog: 1400 stories with data sources (2009-11)

Harvard University’s data repository

Health & Safety Executive (HSE)

Higher Education Statistics Agency

Housing, communities & local govt(Ministry of)

Humanitarian data exchange

India data portal

Interesting datasets for computational journalists (2015) — Dan Nguyen

Investigative journalism: 18 sources

Istat: data from Italy’s ONS

JSON format datasets (random list)

Makeover Monday

Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local government — data portal

MIT: Knight Science Journalism dataset list

My Society datasets (including UK political datasets)

NHS Digital

NICAR database library (US)

OCCRP. Organised crime and corruption reporting project - datasets


Ofcom data releases 2021

ONS data stories: Project Cairo


Our World in Data: long list of datasets

Oxpeckers (environmental investigation) story datasets

Paris Tech: random datasets — James Eagan

Parliamentary data hub

Propublica: story datasets with APIs

Public datasts: a collection

Pudding: all story datasets

Random datasets for cleaning — Rachel Tatman


Scotland National Records

Sourceful: finding useful public Google documents

South Africa’s national statistics agency

SODP: data sources for journalists

Stanford list of US datasets for journalists

Stats Wales catalogue

UK data service (ESRI-funded collection of datasets)

UK govt reports on open data and government — Gavin Freeguard

UK govt open data portal

UK open data by location

UK data service: social research data

United Nations

Wales statistics (from gov)

Wales statistics (more)

World data portals: a list of 590