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.
Hint: Use the Search Bar (top right) or Column Filters (first row) to quickly find relevant data sources.
Global data sources
|1||Financial||Trading Economics||Provides historical data, economic forecasts, news, and trading recommendations.||https://tradingeconomics.com/|
|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.||https://stats.oecd.org/|
|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.||https://ourworldindata.org/|
|4||Social Impact||World Bank||Provides data, projects, and reports on various countries and industries.||https://www.worldbank.org/|
|5||Social Impact||Kaggle||Collaborative site that allows users to find and publish datasets. Need to ensure credibility of data obtained.||https://www.kaggle.com/datasets?search=World+Bank&maintainer=4%2CKaggle|
|6||Academic||Statista||Provides statistics of different industries.||https://www.statista.com/markets/|
|7||Academic||CEO Express||Directory of websites categoried by type.||https://ceoexpress.com/home|
|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||https://www.sba.gov/|
|9||Academic||Google Scholar||A freely accessible web search engine of scholarly literature and articles.||https://scholar.google.com/|
|10||Academic||Google Trends||A tool to help analyse the popularity of top search queries in Google Search across various regions and languages.||https://trends.google.com/trends/?geo=US|
Country-specific data sources
|1||United States||Data and Statistics about the U.S.||https://www.usa.gov/statistics|
|2||Australia||Australian Bureau of Statistics||https://www.abs.gov.au/|
|3||United Kingdom||Office for National Statistics||https://www.ons.gov.uk/|
|4||Bangladesh||Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics||http://188.8.131.52:8008/|
|5||Bulgaria||Republic of Bulgaria National Statistics Institute||https://www.nsi.bg/en|
|7||China||National Bureau of Statistics China||http://www.stats.gov.cn/|
|8||Czech Republic||Czech Statistical Office||https://www.czso.cz/csu/czso/home|
Remember – “Garbage in = Garbage out”. If you use poor quality data, your analysis will be misleading. Below is a guideline for what data sources you should be using.