Data

I have tried to compile a list of interesting datasets. I very much do not feel the need to pay for data, hence all this data is freely available on the net. In case you come across a data site that is listed below and is paid please leave a comment.

Most of my time is spent cleaning the data and bringing it into a state where i can use it in a visualization. Most of the time data is not in the best format. In case i have spent sometime fixing and cleaning the data you will be able to download it using google drive.

Country Topic Link to the viz Link to the website Notes
USA Census NA  Data USA has limited data but very interesting.
Economic NA  FRED data Very well managed data. provides charts, and API service. Covers most of the economic data and indicators.
USA General Website has some cool visualizations generated using the open data.  New York City Data Very well managed data. provides charts, and API service. Covers most of the economic data and indicators.
USA Violence NA  Gun Violence Data can be downloaded as a csv file.
USA Violence NA  Gun Violence_2 Data set since 1982
India General NA  Open Government Data Lot of data is outdated but has some very interesting dataset
World General NA  Maps A good collection of SVG maps
World Income Inequality Article/viz  WID Provides an easy way to acess the database and generate visualization

References:

  1. data is plural: Many of the data sites listed here are thanks to this wonderful weekly email i receive.

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