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Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference: Finding Data

Basic Search

Type in your keyword(s) in the Quick Search box. Precise matches will appear in the type-ahead list. Select one of these or select simply click on the orange Search icon to the right of the Search box to execute a keyword search across the entire content of the system, ie, data, metadata, variables, indicators, and descriptions. 

In Advanced Search, you can also select and search by selecting one of the 16 broad subject categories represented in the repository, or by geography and/or limit to specific years:

In the Results view, the retrieval can also be narrowed by Subject Terms, which are assigned from a controlled vocabulary, Source provider of the dataset, Database from which the statistic is drawn, or Level of Detail of geography:


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