10 amazing sites for geographical data

We’ve pulled tother a collection of fantastic websites that provide a range of geographical data. The websites are in no particular order, but each is worth exploring.

If you have any more data driven sites to recommend please leave a comment below!

Our World in Data

Research and interactive data visualisations to understand the world’s largest problems by Oxford University. What makes this site so good is the dialogue that accompanies the beautifully presented data. 

https://ourworldindata.org




Gap Minder Tools

Gapminder is an independent Swedish foundation with no political, religious or economic affiliations. Gapminder is a fact tank, not a think tank. Gapminder fights devastating misconceptions about global development. Reliable data can be presented in a range of eye-catching ways.

https://www.gapminder.org/tools

 

Office for National Statistics

The UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and its recognised national statistical institute. 

https://www.ons.gov.uk

 

UN Data

A comprehensive collection of data from the United Nations. 

http://data.un.org/Default.aspx

 

Eurostat

Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its mission is to provide high-quality statistics for Europe.

https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/data/database

 

The World Factbook

The World Factbook provides information on the history, people and society, government, economy, energy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/




World Health Observatory 

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World Health Organisation

Global statistics based on health-related issues by the World Health Organisation

https://www.who.int/gho/en/

 

World Bank Open Data

A comprehensive data catalogue covering a range of development indicators. 

https://data.worldbank.org

 

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

A wide range of data including agriculture, development, energy and the environment.

https://data.oecd.org/

 

Flourish Studio

Flourish studio does not provide data, but does eneable you to create stunning data visualisations. Take a look at my first attempt using Flourish.

https://flourish.studio

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