International Data: International Organizations

World Bank

International Monetary Fund (IMF)

United Nations (UN)


  • IPUMS - InternationalWorld's largest collection of census microdata covering over 100 countries, contemporary and historical
  • IPUMS - Global HealthHealth survey data for Africa and Asia, including harmonized data collections  
  • IPUMS - IHGISTabular and GIS data from population, housing, and agricultural censuses around the world

Other Agencies

Data of the Earth

  • The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)'s Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS

    • Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), a data center in EOSDIS, hosted by CIESIN at Columbia University

  • The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)'s Climate Data Guide

  • The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)'s Climate Data Online

    • find more data sources in the "Additional Data Access" section on the page

  • The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

  • US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

  • The European Space Agency (ESA) Climate Office Open Data Portal

  • World Resource Institute Data 

  • Climate Watch Data Explorer



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