A hub for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data in the service of journalism. On our site you’ll be able to:The website is part of the European Journalism Centre’s Data Driven Journalism initiative.
A free web-based tool to create visualizations from tabular datasets. A free account can be created to save hi-resolution images, a link or embeddable iframe code to connect to your visualization online.
Statista is a statistics portal which provides direct access to quantitative data on media, business, finance, politics, and a wide variety of other areas of interest or markets. The database features unlimited downloads, source citations and direct use or export of results in PowerPoint, Excel PDF and Graphic (PNG) formats.
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Social ExplorerThis link opens in a new windowSocial Explorer provides access to the entire US Census data from 1790 to 2010, the entire American Community Survey (ACS) from 2005 to 2011 and more data from a number of sources. Users can create maps and use data visualization tools and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change. Users can also graph and chart data, export, save, and print maps and reports, and create multi-map presentations with an interactive slideshow tool.
RAND CaliforniaThis link opens in a new windowRAND California provides information, research reports and statistics on the California economy and public policy issues, as well as access to selected policy reports, statistics, and information at the national and international scale.
Quandl provides a subset of free-to-access time-series datasets in areas of finance, economics, government, demography, sociology, energy and the environment. A free account is required to explore the datasets. API access also available under the free tier.