The UK Data Service provides access to a wide range of economic and social data. This includes surveys, longitudinal studies, business microdata, qualitative data and more.
Use Discover and explore the online data tool to see all the data sources available.
The Census (UK) is undertaken by the Office of National Statistics (ONS). Census data is available to academic institutions via the UK Data Service.
If you can't find what you are looking for from the UK Data Service. Have a look at additional provides of data.
If you want to download data you will need to register first. Click on the register option to get started.
If you are a student or member of staff at a UK institution of higher or further education (UK HE/FE), you can register with us using the username and password issued to you by your institution.
To register with the UK Data Service:
Key data collections available through the UK Data service are:
To download/order data:
Need help? Check out the online support and tutorials.
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