This guide is not an exhaustive list of data and statistics sources.
- Use Google Dataset Search tool (includes almost 25 million free datasets)
- Use Google's advanced search
- Limit to specific file types to find spreadsheets or GIS files.
- Search a specific site or domain to limit your search to a single organization's website.
When searching for data or statistics consider which organizations or agencies may have the information you're seeking and search or browse their website for data or statistics. When browsing websites for data or statistics look for menu labels like data, statistics, reports, or publications.
For government data or statistics, see if the government you're interested in has an open data portal. Google the name of the city/province/country and the words open data.