Our data collection includes major UK government-sponsored surveys, cross-national surveys, longitudinal studies, UK census data, international aggregate, business data, and qualitative data.
The tabs below also highlight data collections useful for students.
International macrodata contain socio-economic time series data aggregated to a country or regional level for a range of countries over a substantial time period.
Most are annual level, but some are quarterly and monthly. They are updated regularly, giving up-to-date data. These data can be used to compare countries or track progress through time.
Find out more
Our huge collection of international macrodata covers a wide range of topics.
We recommend that you browse our interface UKDS.Stat to find out more.
Here are some interesting and easy-to-use datasets for those new to international macrodata:
You can see the range of international macrodata by looking through our collection of key data.
A selection of guides and video tutorials can be found on UKDS.Stat guides.
To get started, take a look at the general UKDS.Stat user guide.
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