Research Data Service

Data Providers: UK

Data and resources relating to the geography, people and economy of the United Kingdom.


Geospatial datasets, maps, photos and tools for manipulating and presenting datasets.

Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA)

Quantitative data on courses, students and finances of UK higher education institutions.

National Records of Scotland (NRS)

Registration of births, marriages, deaths, divorces and adoptions in Scotland, and the Scottish decennial censuses.

National Library of Scotland (NLS)

Reference library with world-class collections, extensive digital galleries and online resources.

Office for National Statistics (ONS)

Economic, social and population statistics for the UK at national, regional and local levels.

Scottish Government Statistics

Official government news, publications, consultation papers, published official statistics and source data.

UK Data Service

Large-scale government surveys, international macrodata, business microdata, qualitative studies and UK census data.