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Datasets 71

City Population Annual Timeseries (UN Statistics Division)

population-city | files 3 | 32MB

UNSD Demographic Statistics: City population by sex, city and city type. Data Source: UNData. UNSD Demographic Statistics. Contains two CSV datasets: unsd-citypopulation-year-both.csv. Size: 2.4 MB unsd-citypopulation-year-fm.csv. Size: 3.7 MB Final 222 lines in both datasets contain explore more

European NUTS boundaries as GeoJSON at 1:60m

geo-nuts-administrative-boundaries | files 1 | 2MB

Geo Boundaries for NUTS administrative levels 1, 2 and 3 edition 2013. If you don't know what NUTS (Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics) are, see the related Wikipedia article Data Data is taken from the GISCO EU website. We choose to deliver data as Shapefiles (SHP) and as explore more

Major cities of the world

world-cities | files 2 | 6MB

List of major cities in the world Data The data is extracted from geonames, a very exhaustive list of worldwide toponyms. This datapackage only list cities above 15,000 inhabitants. Each city is associated with its country and subcountry to reduce the number of ambiguities. Subcountry can be the explore more

Pharmaceutical Drug Spending by countries

pharmaceutical-drug-spending | files 2 | 276kB

Pharmaceutical Drug Spending by countries with indicators such as a share of total health spending, in USD per capita (using economy-wide PPPs) and as a share of GDP. Plus, total spending by each countries in the specific year. Data Data comes from Organisation for Economic Cooperation and explore more

Natural Earth Admin1 Polygons as GeoJSON

geo-admin1-us | files 1 | 142kB

Geodata data package providing geojson polygons for the states in the USA. Data The data comes from Natural Earth, a community effort to make visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software at small scale. This dataset covers the United States of America. admin1 are the explore more

Exchange Rates

exchange-rates | files 4 | 37MB

Foreign exchange rates from US Federal Reserve in daily, monthly and yearly basis. Data Data is gathered from Most of the countries have rates for days, months and years, but some only have for months. Some countries have inverted values. Most are compared to USD, and explore more

Annual inflation by GDP deflator and consumer prices

inflation | files 3 | 5MB

Inflation, GDP deflator (annual %) and Inflation, consumer prices (annual %) for most countries in the world when it has been measured. Data The data comes from The World Bank (CPI), The World Bank (GDP) and is collected from 1973 to 2014. There are some values missing from data so users of the explore more

ISO 6346 Container Type Codes

iso-container-codes | files 3 | 131kB

Coded list of ISO 6346 shipping containers, used in international trade and electronic shipping messages. Data Source of information is from Container Container website ( but multiple other sources of information exist on the explore more

Global Historical Population

population-global-historical | files 2 | 20kB

Global historical population data Data The population data starts from -1000000 BC to 1990 with the average number of people. There are several population data from the different reports such as: Deevey,McEvedy and Jones 1978,Durand Low,Durand High,Clark,Biraben,Blaxter,UN,Kremer. Source: explore more

Cash Surplus/Deficit, in % of GDP, from 1990 to 2013.

cash-surplus-deficit | files 2 | 1MB

Repository of the data package of the Cash Surplus or Deficit, in percentage of GDP, from 1990 to 2013. Data Data comes originally from World Bank. Preparation To update the current package from its source, simply run make from your terminal. It should update the package automatically, unless explore more

Corruption Perceptions Index

corruption-perceptions-index | files 2 | 116kB

Corruption perceptions index (cpi) ranks countries/territories in terms of the degree to which corruption is perceived to exist among public officials and politicians. Data the data is sourced from transparency international. > the corruption perceptions index (cpi) ranks countries/territories explore more

Country, Regional and World GDP (Gross Domestic Product)

gdp | files 2 | 3MB

Country, regional and world GDP in current US Dollars ($). Regional means collections of countries e.g. Europe & Central Asia. Data The data is sourced from the World Bank (specifically this dataset) which in turn lists as sources: *World Bank national accounts data, and OECD National Accounts explore more

Country Polygons as GeoJSON

geo-countries | files 1 | 30MB

Geodata data package providing geojson polygons for all the world's countries. Perfect for use in apps and visualizations. Data The data comes from Natural Earth, a community effort to make visually pleasing, well-crafted maps with cartography or GIS software at small scale. The shape of the explore more

List of all countries with their 2 digit codes (ISO 3166-2)

country-list | files 2 | 27kB

ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 English country names and code elements. This list states the country names (official short names in English) in alphabetical order as given in ISO 3166-1 and the corresponding ISO 3166-1-alpha-2 code elements. [ISO 3166-1]: explore more

US Employment and Unemployment rates since 1940

employment-us | files 2 | 41kB

US Employment and Unemployment rates since 1940. Official title: *Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population, 1940 to date* from USA Bureau of Labor Statistics. Data Numbers are in thousands. US Employment and Unemployment rates since 1940 From the USA Bureau of Labor explore more

US House Price Index (Case-Shiller)

house-prices-us | files 2 | 363kB

Case-Shiller Index of US residential house prices. Data comes from S&P Case-Shiller data and includes both the national index and the indices for 20 metropolitan regions. The indices are created using a repeat-sales methodology. Data As per the home page for Indices on S&P website: > The explore more

Brent and WTI Spot Prices

oil-prices | files 9 | 2MB

Europe Brent and WTI (Western Texas Intermediate) Spot Prices (Annual/ Monthly/ Weekly/ Daily) from EIA U.S. (Energy Information Administration). Data Sources * Name: Daily Europe Brent Spot Price Web: * Name: Weekly Europe Brent Spot Price explore more

Global Temperature Time Series

global-temp | files 3 | 602kB

Global Temperature Time Series. Data are included from the GISS Surface Temperature (GISTEMP) analysis and the global component of Climate at a Glance (GCAG). Two datasets are provided: 1) global monthly mean and 2) annual mean temperature anomalies in degrees Celsius from 1880 to the explore more

IMF World Economic Outlook Database

imf-weo | files 3 | 65MB

IMF World Economic Outlook (WEO) database. The [IMF World Economic Outlook][weo] is a twice-yearly survey by IMF staff that presents IMF staff economists' analyses of global economic developments during the near and medium term. Associated with the report is the [World Economic explore more

Purchasing power parity (PPP)

ppp | files 2 | 1MB

Purchasing power parity (PPP). Data are sourced from the World Bank, International Comparison Program database. One dataset is provided: PPP conversion factor, GDP (LCU per international $). Data Description > Purchasing power parity conversion factor is the number of units of a country's explore more