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MATH: Statistics

Subject Guide

Data Set Websites

  • MS Statistics Resource Guide: Created by Ms. Reardon and contains many links to sites that have statistics and data sets
  • EMU Data Sets LibGuide: Eastern Michigan University has links to many sites, including, Quandl and Dartmouth's FIVE project.
  • University of Florida: Data sets and descriptions, including UFO encounters and Lacrosse Helmet Impact.
  • Google Public DataThe Google Public Data Explorer makes large datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. 


  • Airbnb: Data sets related to Airbnb listings in dozens of cities around the world. 
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics: Includes many important economic indicators for the United States (like unemployment and inflation)
  • CDC Cause of Death: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains a database on cause of death
  • Data for the Sustainable Development Goals (UNESCO)
  • The British government’s official data portal with data sets on topics such as crime, education, transportation, and health.
  • Dow Jones Weekly Returns: Predicting stock prices is a major application of data analysis and machine learning. 
  • FBI Crime Data: The FBI crime data set.
  • IMF Economic Data: Global financial statistics and other data.
  • Lending Club: Lending Club provides data about loan applications it has rejected as well as the performance of loans that it issued. 
  • Medicare Hospital Quality: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services maintains a database on quality of care at more than 4,000 Medicare-certified hospitals across the U.S.
  • Million Song Data Set: A freely-available collection of audio features and metadata for a million contemporary popular music tracks.
  • Pew Research Center: Pew provides data to the public for secondary analysis.
  • SEER Cancer Incidence: Data about cancer incidence, segmented by age, race, gender, year, and other factors. 
  • Walmart: Walmart has released historical sales data for 45 stores located in different regions across the United States. 
  • United States Census Data: The U.S. Census Bureau publishes reams of demographic data at the state, city, and even zip code level. 
  • UNICEF: Data about the lives of children around the world including nutrition, immunization, and education. ‚Äč
  • Yelp: 6 million reviews spanning 189,000 businesses in 10 metropolitan areas

General information sites

Opinion polls

US Politics

US public opinion

Global viewpoints