Data Visualization Showcase & Contest: Data Sources

Use the resources below to locate health-related data sets.

Our World in Data

Our World in Data (OWID) is an online publication that shows how living conditions are changing.  The aim is to give a global overview and to show changes over the very long run. The entire publication is freely available…and, all data published on the website is available for download.


ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.

HSL's guide to Health Data and Statistics

HSL's guide to data and statistics presents a collection of pages to assist you in finding data sets for health and natural sciences at the state, national, and global level.

UNC Library's guide to Census Data Resources

UNC Library's guide to census data provides a collection of links to resources for manipulating and extracting census data online; spatial data; and resources for understanding the decennial census and the American Community survey.

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