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ANTH-245 Anthropology & Global Health (Trostle): Finding Data
"HealthMap brings together disparate data sources, including online news aggregators, eyewitness reports, expert-curated discussions and validated official reports, to achieve a unified and comprehensive view of the current global state of infectious diseases and their effect on human and animal health."- site.
"An independent population health research center at UW Medicine, part of the University of Washington, that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world's most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them."-site
Offers data on a range of economic indicators (and other indicators) for Europe: national accounts, financial accounts, population, health, labor market, tourism, prices, balance of payment, etc. You can click on "English" for English version.
The world's largest collection of digital social science data. These data can be used for secondary research, instructional activities, and to write articles, papers or theses. Must register to download data.
Interactive graphical (map and charts) tool for analyzing country-level statistics from the OECD Factbook. See also the Regional eXplorer (http://stats.oecd.org/OECDregionalstatistics/) to look at data within select countries.
An online resource for demographic idata on the United States. Information can be generated in either reports or maps. Coverage begins with the 1790 Census and continues through the recent American Community Surveys. NOTE: create an individual account in order to use all the database features.
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) collects the data for more than 200 countries from Member States and international organizations. The UIS Data Centre contains over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication and allows users to download predefined tables or build their own.