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Statistics & Government Publications

Eurostat

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  • Subject coverage: European statistical information provided by the European Commission
  • Type of content: statistics, tables, maps, books, reports, articles
  • Level of access: full text and downloadable tables and maps.

National Digital Archive of Datasets

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  • Subject coverage: UK government data and statistics
  • Type of content: online access to archived digital datasets and documents from UK central government departments
  • Level of access: the datasets are delivered as zip files, there are different file types: a .pdf file, multiple .csv files and multiple .html files.

House of Commons Parliamentary Papers

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  • Subject coverage: detailed primary sources for the history of Britain, its former colonies and the wider world
  • Size/scope: 200,000 sessional papers
  • Date range: 1688 - 2004
  • Level of access: some full text available.

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National Digital Archive of Datasets

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  • Subject coverage: UK government data and statistics
  • Type of content: online access to archived digital datasets and documents from UK central government departments.
  • Level of access: the datasets are delivered as zip files, there are different file types: a .pdf file, multiple .csv files and multiple .html files

Office for National Statistics

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  • Subject coverage: economic, social and demographic statistics and analysis relating to the United Kingdom
  • Type of content: books, articles, reports, statistics
  • Level of access: full text and downloadable databases usually in .csv or .xls formats.

UK Data Service

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  • Subject coverage: UK government, census and social data
  • Type of content: census data, statistics, longitudinal studies, geographical boundary data in GIS formats
  • Date range: 1971 to present
  • Level of access: first time users must complete the one off registration process.

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UK Government Web Archive

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  • Subject coverage: Archive of UK Government webpages
  • Size/scope: Past and present UK Government departments
  • Type of content: Government webpages
  • Level of access: Full text available.

UK Official Publications on the Internet

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  • Subject coverage: UK Government publications
  • Size/scope: Stationary Office publications with links to HMSO and Parliament websites
  • Type of content: Government reports and publications
  • Level of access: Full text available.

UN Statistics

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  • Subject coverage: International statistical information provided by the United Nations
  • Type of content: statistics, tables, books, reports, articles
  • Level of access: full text and downloadable datasets.