It is our explicit long-term goal to work with data owners to identify and remove all unnecessary barriers to access.
An increasing number of our datasets are available without registration or authentication using open data licences described in our Data Access Policy. These data are for use with an open licence and are not classified as personal. We are also working to gain open data certification via the Open Data Institute.
We also provide links to other open data resources that may be of interest.
Qualitative and mixed methods data available under a Creative Commons Licence.
We also make data extracts from some qualitative collections available via these open online teaching resources:
The UK Data Service website will be undergoing an upgrade to our systems from Thursday 23 August until Wednesday 29 August inclusive. Some parts of the current website, account area and data catalogue will be unavailable. Normal services are expected to resume on 30 August 2018. We apologise for any inconvenience.