For questions about government-related datasets. If relevant, please also specify the country in a separate tag.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

1
vote
0answers
10 views

where in the uk may i find a register or map of properties and their energy use

I am looking for a register of the energy use of buildings in the uk with granularity down to individual building. Is this publicly available? I recall that this information is collected when ...
1
vote
0answers
22 views

Where can software developers interested in open government data be reached?

I am looking for most recommended places outside of the open government mailing lists to invite software developers interested in open government data to participate in Poplus.org re-usable civic ...
2
votes
1answer
19 views

Is the web performance of U.S. government websites open data?

What open data is available about the number of visitors, type of browsers, etc. of U.S. Federal websites? Is there both historical and real-time web analytics data available to the public?
1
vote
1answer
16 views

Are there good examples of open read-write APIs in Federal government?

Most of the APIs publicly available from U.S. federal agencies are read-only APIs of Open Data -- are there example of read-write APIs?
0
votes
0answers
9 views

retrieve a list of organisations that run projects as Voluntary Service

is there any list of organisations that run projects as Voluntary Service - a list of organisations that that offer opportunities to find projects that volunteers might be interested in see for ...
2
votes
1answer
17 views

H-1 (Work visa) data by year by state

I am doing a research paper about how immigration impact GDP, and I would like to know where can I found data about: H-1 (Work visa) who is coming to U.S because work, and which state he/she enter. ...
2
votes
0answers
33 views

successful open data advocacy website

I'm part of a local advocacy group working on getting local government to open up more data and adopt open data policies. We're also trying to raise awareness about the role open data plays in our ...
2
votes
0answers
19 views

FTC list of telemarketer phone numbers that have received complaints

Is the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) list of telemarketer phone numbers that have received complaints available? Supposedly Nomorobo has access to it, but I believe that is as a result of having won ...
4
votes
1answer
15 views

Historical OFAC SDN lists

I am looking for historical versions of the OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list - more details about the list can be found here: ...
2
votes
0answers
18 views

Construction project data

I'm working on a project where I'd like to compare rates of construction job postings with known construction projects in an area. Is there a database of known construction projects in any given ...
1
vote
1answer
40 views

Where can i find the surface area and the number of premises for all UK districts?

I am looking for the surface area, and the number of premises for each UK district. The districts should be listed with their ONS codes. Rationale: I am trying to process and aggregate Ofcom data ...
4
votes
1answer
32 views

DOL Wage and Hour data: Counting backwages under Fair Labor Standards Act

I have a question about the Wage and Hour Compliance Action Data of the Department of Labor's Wage and Hour division: http://prd-enforce-xfr-02.dol.gov/data_catalog/WHD/whd_whisard_20141105.csv.zip ...
2
votes
1answer
22 views

Which all Governments publish their Ledgers and Accounts?

I am interested in collecting financial data of Governments to analyse the Revenue and Expenditure against their Budgets. Ex:- OpenReporting.com, OpenGov.com.. I have tried to find publicly available ...
5
votes
1answer
41 views

Is there any open data for ER waiting time?

I am a software engineering student who is thinking to build a Dashboard for ER waiting times. Potentially it could tell your whether a longer trip could still save you time. There's currently no way ...
3
votes
3answers
198 views

Coordinates of all embassies and consulates

I am an editor at Wikivoyage (world travel guide), and for each city we list all embassies and consulates available in that city. Our problem is that this information quickly becomes out-of-date. ...
1
vote
1answer
35 views

Return on investment in international development projects

The World Bank has ratings for its development projects. The dataset is comprehensive, but crucial details, like return on investment, are missing. What are other sources of data on projects in ...
5
votes
2answers
60 views

Educational attainment in the private and public sector

Where can I find the data on public employees' educational attainment, such as years of schooling or fraction of employees holding particular degrees? Preferably, compared to educational attainment in ...
4
votes
2answers
86 views

Is it okay to download all datasets from a government open data portal?

I'm thinking of making a copy of all my country's open data portal datasets. I will be rate limiting my downloads. Is that okay or is it bad manners to get a full data dump? I am asking of the ...
3
votes
1answer
41 views

Data set of US Congress in-session or recess

I've seen other questions/answers here in regard to the U.S. Congress for information like what bills a particular congress person voted on, sponsored, or speeches and such. However, I am looking to ...
3
votes
1answer
25 views

Opening up Federal Trade Commission data on Safe Harbor

I would like to know how I can get access to the underlying database powering the site https://safeharbor.export.gov/list.aspx This lists all the private companies who have agreed to comply with the ...
1
vote
1answer
14 views

Irrigating with recycled water: Permissible levels of Na Cl EC SAR BOD etc per water analysis of the water source

Am looking for databases describing minimum standards for recycled water for irrigation? In terms of permissible levels of Na Cl EC SAR BOD etc per water analysis of the water source.
1
vote
2answers
67 views

BEA - how to get employment data by industry?

Looking into the BEA (US Bureau of Economic Analysis) API - there is ton of data available, but I can't figure out how to get labor data by sector per county. Anyone has experience with it?
8
votes
1answer
118 views

how does add123.com get their data?

add123.com (d/b/a AutoDataDirect, Inc) lets you look up vehicle registration information with a license plate number. That information is protected under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, ...
3
votes
0answers
91 views

Are zip-code-level IRS income tax data available for every year, in machine-readable fomat?

The IRS publishes income tax data by zip code for certain years (1998, 2001, 2004-2008 etc.) but a) certain years are missing, like 1999 and 2000, and b) only for 2008 and afterwards are the data ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

U.S. federal government data fetchable via SPARQL?

I am interested in U.S. federal government information (e.g., agencies/sub-agencies, programs, etc) that I can fetch via the Semantic Web/SPARQL. I am able to get this information via Dbpedia. The ...
3
votes
1answer
56 views

How many Veterans have been or are currently in Congress

I am trying to track down how many veterans have been and are currently in Congress The closest thing I have found is this PDF but it only gives me the 113 congress I would like to find something a ...
4
votes
1answer
138 views

IRS Codes in machine readable format

Are there any sources of machine readable IRS codes (e.g. state, country etc.)? For example, on the 1099-B instructions, the 1f code on this form. However I would like avoid having to scrape the pdf ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

Where can I find column definitions for ed.gov data?

Thanks to Is there an open database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the United States? I found http://www.ed.gov/developers where I downloaded a list of schools ( School District / Local ...
5
votes
1answer
131 views

Colors of political parties

I am working on a project which visualizes html tables automatically. If the table includes parties, it would be great to have the color for this party. Does anyone know some page,api or something ...
4
votes
2answers
162 views

Is the Healthcare Finder API broken?

Going to any of the API version pages, like... https://finder.healthcare.gov/services/version_2_0 And attempting to download the schema results in an error message, like... Access Denied You don't ...
3
votes
1answer
20 views

Model documents for presubmission meeting with FDA about mhealth pilot trial and risk assessment

I am planning a trial with diabetic patients to use our digital tablet-based Android app for helping to track/manage glucose, nutrition, medications, and fitness-related activities. It has been ...
0
votes
2answers
25 views

Search for False advertising/drug name associated with patient complaint of false advertising

I'm looking for a way to search the OpenFDA databse for a patients claim of false advertising. I would then like to return the results of the search ion which the Drugs are noted with that claim. ...
4
votes
1answer
55 views

Format for exchanging open data catalogs

There are a number of catalogs of open data portals out there. Like many well intended efforts, many of them go stale for long periods of time or altogether. One way to combat this problem is to have ...
0
votes
2answers
59 views

How to get total count of adverse effects events by manufacturer in openFDA?

I get error when attempting to use count=patient.drug.openfda.manufacturer_name.exact without including the filter by field like in ...
4
votes
5answers
282 views

Now I have an API key, how do I access OpenFDA?

The link I am told to use, https://api.fda.gov, redirects me to http://api.data.gov, which does NOT have an FDA option! In any case, that site has no place to enter the API key I got on the OpenFDA ...
0
votes
1answer
48 views

Fatality Analysis Reporting System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has a database of fatal crashes called Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) http://www.nhtsa.gov/FARS One can download each years data going ...
6
votes
1answer
133 views

Accurately Using Census Tract Data and Total Population

I am trying to gather the total population of Pittsburgh and overlay it onto a Google Map. I took the Census Tract .shp files from http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/gazetteer2010.html and put ...
4
votes
2answers
84 views

IRS Statistics of Income, machine-readable

Does anyone know of anyone else who has compiled a machine-readable set of the IRS's SOI Tax Stats - Historical Table 2, i.e., these? The .xls files available from the IRS are crosstabbed and ...
5
votes
1answer
289 views

List of public holidays by countries?

When working across country border it makes things easier to know in advance if people in a specific country are going to be on public holiday a certain day. While some calendars application offer to ...
7
votes
2answers
76 views

Where can I find the 2014 release of Medicare data from 2012?

I have read many news stories this week about a release of 2012 Medicare data (physician billing) that just happened. Some news sites like NYTimes and the Washington Post have data browser tools on ...
5
votes
2answers
148 views

How to make a successful FOIA request?

There are several questions regarding making a US "Freedom of Information Act" reqest (FOIA) for data: What is the best way to request machine readable data from a FOIA request? - (this question and ...
5
votes
3answers
187 views

USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data

I want to obtain the entire dataset for all zip codes in the US along with their corresponding USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map (PHZM) data. There are many sites that seem to offer a zipcode lookup tool ...
2
votes
1answer
135 views

API's for oil and gas well location/production data?

Any ideas? I've been hunting for something like this but haven't found anything yet.
1
vote
2answers
71 views

“Official” list of business branches

I'm looking for some sort of list with all possible branches of business/employment. i.e. "Restaurant", "Hotel", "IT", "Bakery", "Fitness Centre", "School", "Insurance", etc. Preferably something ...
4
votes
3answers
581 views

Where can I find a dataset that lists all the businesses and their addresses operating in a given city?

At one point I had an idea for a localized web site specifically focusing on a single city. I spoke to several people within that city's government, and it was clear that there was no one single place ...
5
votes
1answer
71 views

Vehicle Miles Traveled in New Jersey before 1981

I am looking for public road mileage or total vehicle miles traveled in the state of New Jersey for any of the years before 1981. Any help would be much appreciated. VMT for 1981 and beyond are here. ...
4
votes
4answers
155 views

Estimate of total public expenditure from governments around world?

I found in Twitter a great question related to Open Data SE. Maybe someone knows anything more. Does anyone know of an estimate of total public expenditure from governments around world?
9
votes
3answers
158 views

How do I share Open Data with others on this SE site?

I have some data which is Open(free from copyright, patents or other control mechanisms) and I want to share it with the users here. How do I do it without having to host it on some other server and ...
2
votes
2answers
109 views

Understanding City Budgets

What are the most fruitful ways to dissect a city budget for the non-accountant? Are there any standards for releasing budget data that I should be advocating? In my particular case(Fort Lauderdale, ...
6
votes
4answers
160 views

Demography vs. political preference data sources

I am looking for data on the relationship between demography (mainly indicators of knowledge such as formal education, rural/urban residency, salary) and political preference, preferably in the UK or ...