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Digital Social Science Lab: Open Data Sources


The following is a curated list of great sources for both national and international open data to satisfy your data needs for a little while.

Happy data experimentation!

 

 

Statistics Denmark
http://www.danmarksstatistik.dk/

The big official Danish Bank of Statistics. API is accessible as beta at the moment. http://www.dst.dk/da/Statistik/statistikbanken/api

Open Data DK
http://portal.opendata.dk/
Hundreds of open data sets from five big Danish municipalities. Newly opened.


Data exchange network: The Danish Elite Network
https://www.insna.org/connections/v35/v35_5.html

Dataset from the popular study of The Danish Elite Network by Christoph Ellersgaaard and Anton Grau Larsen.
See also: https://github.com/antongrau/soc.elite
 

AIRBNB data
http://insideairbnb.com/get-the-data.html
A lot of exciting publicly available data from the Airbnb site.
 
Data on public support for political parties in denmark, 2010-
https://github.com/erikgahner/polls    
The headline says it all J
 
Data on the crypomarket
https://archive.org/details/dnmarchives
The archieve with shady data about the Cryptomarket
 
Fivethirtyeight-data
https://github.com/fivethirtyeight/data
A selection of the data behind the articles, graphics and interactives at FiveThirtyEight.com.


EU Open Data Portal
http://data.europa.eu/euodp/
 

EU portal collecting hundreds of open data sets from the member states and the EU institutions. There is also a lot of international data in the official EU bank of statistics, Eurostat, and the databank of UECD.

http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/

http://stats.oecd.org/
 

Danish Government Basis Data
https://github.com/fghjorth/regeringsgrundlag

 

Data.gov
https://www.data.gov/
The massive official open American dataportal.


GovData: Das Datenportal für Deutschland
https://www.govdata.de/

The official German dataportal.

 

Data.gov.uk
https://data.gov.uk/

The official British dataportal.


Data.gouv.fr
http://www.data.gouv.fr/

The official French dataportal.

 

Öppnadata
http://oppnadata.se/

The official Swedish dataportal. Limited at the moment.


data.norge.no
https://data.norge.no/

The official Norwegian dataportal.

 

 

”Folketingets åbne data”
http://www.ft.dk/AabneData.aspx

 

Virk data
http://datahub.virk.dk/data/search

Datacatalogue containing data from the public sector relevant for businesses and researchers.

 

Kortforsyningen
http://kortforsyningen.dk/

Lots of geographic data. Visit the homepage of Geodatastyrelsens for more maps.

http://gst.dk/

 

Heath Registers at eSundhed.dk
http://esundhed.dk/sundhedsregistre/

Data about illness, treatment and health.

 

Pew Research Data
http://www.pewresearch.org/data/

American analysis organization that covers many community related topics with lots of data sets.

http://www.pewresearch.org/topics/

 

Feel free to write us and suggest additional sources for exciting and relevant data:

dsslmail@kb.dk

 

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