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Open data sets

Finding datasets using Google

Google Dataset Search - discover data sets hosted in thousands of repositories across the web.

Google Trends - measures what people are searching for right now with the ability to embed and download the data as a csv file.

The open web provides a number of resources for finding data.  Try these search techniques:

  • Use Google Advanced Search
  • Include search terms like data or table
  • Use other keywords by incorporating OR (e.g football OR rugby OR soccer)
  • Search for a particular document type (e.g. sport participation filetype:xls)
  • Search for data on a particular site or domain such has a Government report using

Government data sets