The statistical datasets included in the Data Planet repository are added based on an evaluation and prioritization process that takes into account the following factors:
To identify new datasets for addition to the repository, the data development and editorial teams periodically assess gaps of coverage by subject area. In addition, government, nongovernmental, international, and other organizational websites and news releases are followed on an ongoing basis to identify new datasets for evaluation and potential addition to the repository.
Suggestions on datasets to add to the Data Planet repository are welcome! Please contact us at email@example.com.
Time series providing statistics in the 16 broad subject areas listed below are available in the Data Planet repository. Clicking on the links will search the category in Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference.
|· Agriculture & Food||· Industry, Business, & Commerce|
|· Banking, Finance, & Insurance||· International Relations & Trade|
|· Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement||· Labor & Employment|
|· Education||· Military & Defense|
|· Energy Resources & Industries||· Natural Resources & Environment|
|· Government & Politics||· Population & Income|
|· Health & Vital Statistics||· Prices, Consumption, & Cost of Living|
|· Housing & Construction||· Transportation & Traffic|
The files immediately below provide information on the not publicly available datasets included in Data Planet, as well as databases with international content.
Also, see below for a listing of the source organizations who collect and disseminate the datasets available in Data Planet Statistical Datasets.
|Administrative Office of the US Courts||International Monetary Fund|
|Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality||London Bullion Market Association|
|BSE Limited (India)||London Platinum & Palladium Market|
|Bureau of Economic Analysis||NASDAQ OMX Group (US)|
|Bureau of Justice Statistics||National Bureau of Economic Research|
|Bureau of Labor Statistics||National Cancer Institute|
|Bureau of Transportation Statistics||National Center for Education Statistics|
|Center for International Comparisons of Production, Income and Prices||National Highway Traffic Safety Administration|
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention||National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration|
|Chicago Board Options Exchange||National Science Foundation|
|China Data Center, University of Michigan||Nikkei (Japan)|
|Claritas||Office of Management and Budget|
|Consumer Financial Protection Bureau||Office of Postsecondary Education|
|Dave Leip's Atlas of US Presidential Elections||OECD|
|Defense Manpower Data Center||Recovery Accountability and Transparency Board|
|Deutsche Börse Group (Germany)||S&P Dow Jones Indices (US)|
|Easy Analytic Software Inc. (EASI)||Shanghai Stock Exchange (China)|
|Energy Information Administration||Social Security Administration|
|Environmental Protection Agency||Standard & Poor's (US)|
|European Commission||Statistics Canada|
|Federal Bureau of Investigation||United Nations Economic Commission for Europe|
|Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation||US Department of Agriculture|
|Federal Election Commission||US Department of Homeland Security|
|Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council||US Department of Housing & Urban Development|
|Federal Highway Administration||US Department of Labor|
|Federal Housing Finance Agency||US Department of the Treasury|
|Federal Procurement Data System||US Department of Veterans Affairs|
|Federal Reserve Board||US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission|
|Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations||US House of Representatives Office of the Clerk|
|Freddie Mac||US Senate Historical Office|
|FTSE Group (UK)||US Office of Personnel Management|
|Groningen Growth and Development Centre||US Senate Office of Public Records|
|HSI Services Limited (Hong Kong)||World Bank|
|Infogroup Business USA||World Resource Institute|
|Institute for Supply Management||World Trade Organization|
|Institute of Museum and Library Services||Xignite|
|Internal Revenue Service||Zillow|
|Intercontinental Exchange Benchmark Administration|
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Data Planet provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The Data Planet repository contains more than 157 billion data points from more than 80 source organizations. The over 12.6 billion time series in Data Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. All of the data have been standardized and structured, and described with up to 37 fields of metadata, including a controlled vocabulary. The data can be visualized in a variety of charting options, including mapping and ranking.
The Data Planet repository can be searched via two interfaces:
Data Planet Statistical Datasets provides powerful capabilities to dynamically compare and manipulate the billions of statistical indicators available in the Data Planet repository.
Data Planet Statistical Ready Reference product is built on the same content repository, but is designed for quick statistical lookups with the ease of a simple search box. It includes quick views and thumbnails of the data, full descriptions and citations, and DOI links to DataSheets!