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Microdata Use: British Census Microdata

Major sources of microdata by country and subject and tips research use

British Census Microdata

The Samples of Anonymized Records (SARs) extracted from the British censuses comprise the majority of microdata produced and released in the U. K. This category lists and annotates the major data sources from where you can access to, or find information about, these British Census microdata.

Source Description
UK Data Service The UK Data Service provides access to over 7,000 digital data collections for research and teaching purposes covering an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, and spanning many disciplines and themes. Browse their website for data on a variety of topics and in a variety of formats. 
Office of National Statistics, UK Explore data and statistics from the UK organized by topic. Select the topic of your choice from the drop-down menus and then select either "data" or "time series" to search for raw data files. 
The UK Data Archive The UK National Archives and the Office of National Statistics provide links to a large collection of archived raw data sets on a variety of topics. Select a topic from the home page and begin exploring the different data sets they have available for free download. 
Nomis Nomis is a service provided by the Office for National Statistics, ONS, to give you free access to the most detailed and up-to-date UK labor market statistics from official sources.

 

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