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Data Resource: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets

Use this guide to help you get started in using this statistical database in order to find and visualize a wealth of governmental and non-governmental statistical datasets. Especially helps support social sciences such as Political Science or Economics

Getting started:

Data-Planet provides two platforms for searching for data:


This first link allows you to browse by subject or by an organizations name:

  • drill down to the categories for which you are looking and compare multiple criteria
  • it is helpful to know what organization produces the type of data for which you are looking

Use this second link for searching for datasets:

  • explore datasets by searching by keywords
  • discover similar datasets collected by various organizations
  • select "View in Statistical Datasets" in order manipulate the data or visualization