This is the government's portal to all statistics and data collected by U.S. Government agencies. For easier navigation, use the filter options at the left.
Explore our Data & Statistics Guide. A Highlight of the guide is that it recommends selected often used datasets from government and subscription resources.
Datasets on specific topics such as:
Subscription database that links to data repositories. Great for searching by subject and being led to relevant datasets.
Johns Hopkins is a member of ICPSR, (Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research) one of the largest data archives in the world!
ICPSR will not only provide you with datasets for analysis but you can search for published papers on a variety of social science topics that use datasets.
- Go Direct to ICPSR
- New Users should first create an account. You will need an account to download data.
Some datasets recommended by Faculty include:
- World Values Survey global network of social scientists studying changing values and their impact on social and political life
- Cooperative Congressional Election Study seeks to study how Americans view Congress and hold their representatives accountable during elections
- Eurobarometer Data - Monitoring the public opinion in the European Union member and candidate countries