Data: Government, State, City, Local and Public

This is a directory of government, federal, state, city, local and other public datasets. See also Data APIs, Hubs, Marketplaces, Platforms, Portals, and Search Engines.

Portals | Global | USA | Canada | Europe | Asia | Australia, NZ and Pacific | Latin America | Africa | Middle East

Public data catalogs, portals, and services

  • AWS (Amazon Web Services) Public Data Sets, provides a centralized repository of public data sets that can be seamlessly integrated into AWS cloud-based applications.
  •, open government data from US, EU, Canada, CKAN, and more.
  • DataMarket, visualize the world's economy, societies, nature, and industries, with 100 million time series from UN, World Bank, Eurostat and other important data providers.
  • datamob, Public data put to good use.
  • Enigma, "Google for public data", provides easy access to government, NGO, and other public domain datasets.
  • Freebase, a community-curated database of well-known people, places, and things.
  • Google Public Data, with dynamic visualization and exploration tools.
  • Knoema World Data Atlas, over 1000 indicators on all countries
  • National Government Statistical Web Sites, data, reports, statistical yearbooks, press releases, and more from about 70 web sites, including countries from Africa, Europe, Asia, and Latin America.
  • Open Data Census, assesses the state of open data around the world.
  • Open Data Institute, catalysing the evolution of open data culture to create economic, environmental, and social value.
  • Socrata OpenData, provides social data discovery services for opening government, healthcare, energy, education, or environment data.
  • Visualing Data big collection of sites and services for accessing data.

Global, International, UN

  • The World Bank, a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe.
  • UN data, a data access system to UN databases
  • UNICEF statistics, data analysis and other data about UNICEF work.


USA: Federal

USA: State, City, and Local



All Europe

  • Europeana Data, contains open metadata on 20 million texts, images, videos and sounds gathered by Europeana - the trusted and comprehensive resource for European cultural heritage content.
  • Eurostat, the leading provider of high quality statistics on Europe.
  • OECD Data Lab, data visualisations and European data downloads.
  •, access to open, freely reusable datasets from local, regional and national public bodies across Europe.








Australia, NZ, and Pacific

  • provides an easy way to find, access and reuse public datasets from the Australian Government.
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics, access to the full range of ABS statistical and reference information.
  • Wiki New Zealand, a collaborative website making data about New Zealand accessible for everyone.

Latin America



  • Open Data for Africa, supporting statistical development in Africa as a sound basis for designing and managing effective development policies for reducing poverty on the continent.

Middle East