Here you will find a trusted list of data sources which you can use to enhance the analysis in your consulting projects. Browse the table below to access quality data sources from national and international agencies.

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Global data sources

wdt_ID Category Name Description Source
1 Financial Trading Economics Provides historical data, economic forecasts, news, and trading recommendations.
2 Financial Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development Provides economic data and metadata for OECD countries and selected non-member economies, shows comparison over the years.
3 Social Impact Our World in Data A scientific online publication that publishes data and analysis on global problems such as poverty, disease, hunger, climate change, war, existential risks, and inequality.
4 Social Impact World Bank Provides data, projects, and reports on various countries and industries.
5 Social Impact Kaggle Collaborative site that allows users to find and publish datasets. Need to ensure credibility of data obtained.
6 Academic Statista Provides statistics of different industries.
7 Academic CEO Express Directory of websites categoried by type.
8 Project Resource U.S. Small Business Administration Provide general guides to support entrepreneurs and small businesses, e.g. writing a business plan or planning startup costs
9 Academic Google Scholar A freely accessible web search engine of scholarly literature and articles.
10 Academic Google Trends A tool to help analyse the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages.
Category Name Description Source

Country-specific data sources

wdt_ID Country Name Source
1 United States Data and Statistics about the U.S.
2 Australia Australian Bureau of Statistics
3 United Kingdom Office for National Statistics
4 Bangladesh Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
5 Bulgaria Republic of Bulgaria National Statistics Institute
6 Canada Statistics Canada
7 China National Bureau of Statistics China
8 Czech Republic Czech Statistical Office
9 Denmark Statistics Denmark
10 Finland Statistics Finland
Country Name Source


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