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ICPSR (Inter-University Consortium for Political & Social Research)

What sorts of Data are available?

 The ICPSR data holdings contain some 6,000 studies and 450,000 files that cover a wide range of social science areas such as:

  • population
  • economics
  • education
  • health
  • social and political behavior
  • social and political attitudes
  • history
  • crime
  • aging, and
  • substance abuse.

Virtually all of the seminal data collections of the social sciences are accessible through ICPSR, along with special collections prepared by ICPSR to meet specific needs in the research community." Search the data holdings at

Options to search for an ICPSR Dataset by topic