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Demographics & Consumer Data
Statista This link opens in a new window
Market, industry, company, and demographic statistics, data-centered reports and dossiers, fully downloadable, various formats, international, easy-to-use.
Includes access to the Global Consumer Survey, a resource that offers global consumption and media usage data of consumers. A great market research tool for consumer behavior and interactions with brands. Select the Global Survey tab within Statista.
ProQuest Statistical Insight This link opens in a new window
Thousands of statistical publications on all topics.
Statistical Abstract of the United States This link opens in a new window
Easy to find statistics on all topics, primarily US.
ICPSR This link opens in a new window
A data archive of datasets related to social and political research, made available through the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research at the University of Michigan. CMU affiliates have access to member-only data. To create an account, click Log In from the home page and then Create Account. Note that you must be in the CMU IP range when creating an account
(either on campus, or using the Full VPN
). Once an account is created, you can access the resource from any location using the link above.
Pew Research Center
Datasets covering a wide variety of topics related to the use of the Internet and technology.
Roper Center Public Opinion Archives (with iPOLL) This link opens in a new window
Archive of social sciences data. Data primarily from survey of public opinion. NOTE: Register for a free account with your CMU email address for full access to Roper iPoll content.
SAGE Stats This link opens in a new window
Features data series created from more than 50,000 government and non-government datasets, covering popular topics of research interest for U.S. states, counties, cities, and metropolitan areas. Database has been retired and statistics are now incorporated into the DataPlanet database. Link redirects there.
Western Pennsylvania Regional Data Center This link opens in a new window
Open data portal of the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny county, providing free access to regional datasets on a wide range of topics.
OECD iLibrary This link opens in a new window
Reports and data on international economics, energy, development, education, environment, employment, patents, R&D, finance, agriculture, industry, science, social expenditures, trade, transportation, etc.
World DataBank This link opens in a new window
World Bank datasets for development indicators for all countries in finance, communications, environment, education, labor, health, and economics, current and historical.