Important Changes at the Library this Fall
Since most of our buildings are closed, some in-person Library services or resources described on this page are currently unavailable. For more details on how the Library can help this semester, check out our services updates or feel free to email us, chat with us, or reach out to a librarian or specialist in your discipline.

Data and statistics

Data and statistics provide numeric information gathered from censuses, surveys, registries and observations.

Data are available for analysis as datasets, using specialized software such as SPSS, Stata, R or SAS.

Statistics on the other hand, are aggregated from data, and are often presented as tables, time series, maps or as figures which can be downloaded to support your research.

Data and statistics are usually available electronically. Start your research in:

Need help?

For research help, contact the GSG Centre team.

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