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Looking for a UK dataset on people's savings by census geographies

I am looking for an open source dataset for the United Kingdom with estimates of savings for the population broken down by census boundaries (output area, LSOA, MSOA). Failing that if there are any ...
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USA census - age & income data by county (& census tract)

I am not from America but I am keen to do some analysis on age and income (cross tabulated) data by USA county & their nested census tracts - would anyone be able to direct me to how / where I can ...
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Comprehensive village list for pre-1956 India

I am looking for a dataset of village names (and districts/ states/ etc.) in India pre-1956 (e.g. in census years 1951/ 1941/ etc.). If these village lists exist in census documents, that would be ...
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2020 census block shape files

We noticed that the number of census blocks (shape files) in Texas is significantly lower in 2020 vs the 2010 datasets. Here are the two sources/URLs we are using: 2010 ftp://ftp2.census.gov/geo/tiger/...
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ACS County-County Migration: How to compare? What point of comparison for multi-year ACS?

I have multi-year migration data that I am trying to compare to the census to get an idea of its accuracy. The Census has County-to-County migration flows estimates from the ACS-5 year data. But I'm a ...
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USA block-level census data for mass-download

Quick version Is there a way to mass-download block-level data from the USA Decennial Census besides just total population and housing? Explanation I know that some of the 2010 Census block-level data ...
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How to look up the Census Block Code of an address?

I am trying to divide up a pool of addresses currently in Microsoft Excel according to the Census Block Code. Would anyone tell me where can I access data like that? Any instructions? Moreover, is it ...
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From where do I get shapefiles for all the states in USA at Census Tract level with "population" or "population density" data too?

I scoured the US Census site for any data like the population at Census Tract level, for the year 2019 or 2018, but I am unable to find it. I can get plain shapefiles that do not contain any ...
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ACS. Best way to get all PUMA, all variables, all years?

I am reviewing the tables at https://data.census.gov/cedsci/ But it seems like they are catering to people that want some columns or some locations/years. But for my project I am looking to get every ...
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Seeking demographic information for Non-US regions

I seek CSVs of census / other demographic data for countries around the world which are broken down as fine grained a manner as possible. As an example of something close but not quite, the Statistics ...
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1940 US Census - indexed data?

I read a fascinating article about the census in the US, and especially the 1940 census, which is available online (since the 72 year period has elapsed). I was able to search based on address (and ...
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Seeking household income district wise for entire India

I need to combine census data with household income data. I was able to obtain census data district wise for entire India and join it with the district-level shapefile, I need data on household income ...
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2010 Russian Census Data in English

I am doing a research project and would like to access Russian census data from 2010 that is broken down by region but I do not speak Russian. Does anyone know if this data is available in English? ...
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Units in Structure - Census

When assessing the US census data's housing characteristics by occupied housing, it provides a breakdown by Units in Structure. My question is should I look at the total units in a 2 unit apartment ...
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Does Population estimates in American Community Survey 5-Year Data (2009-2017) includes international migration as well?

Does Population estimates in American Community Survey 5-Year Data (2009-2017) includes international migration as well? or is it based on residence status.
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Why does the Census API not return fields/vars when it says it should?

I am trying to retrieve the unemployment data for various US metros. The fields I am interested in are: DP03_0009E DP03_0009M DP03_0009PE DP03_0009PM I know these fields exist as I am to query the ...
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Seeking 2016 Census tract based Census Data for City of Toronto, Canada

I have gone through all the links that have been posted over the stack exchange forum and other forums. I did go through Statistics Canada and found what I needed. But this data is in the row form and ...
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Where to find census data for many countries?

I'm working on a GIS project and could really use your help. I've been googling all day but haven't had any luck. Where can I find: list of all countries with reputable census data and link to the ...
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Consumer Expenditures by Census Tract

Does anyone know how to source Consumer Expenditures (CEX) by Census Tract? I know that the Bureau of Labor Statistics offers CEX by Metropolitan Area and Region but I can't seem to figure out how ...
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Seeking shapefiles for US Census Block Groups?

I would like to use this US deprivation index (https://www.neighborhoodatlas.medicine.wisc.edu), which is based on Census Block Groups. Where can I find the corresponding shapefiles?
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List of proposed census years in Africa

Is there a list of proposed census implementations for countries in Africa? I see that Kenya has one coming up next year. I haven't found much by searching for other countries by name.
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ACS - Census Block Groups with 0 households?

I'm looking through some ACS data on # of households by block group in Santa Clara County. Block Group 2, Census Tract 5002, Santa Clara County, California has 0 households, despite having a ...
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Census Tracts for Puerto Rico

I'm looking for digital data for Puerto Rico. Specifically census tract shapefiles from the 1990 & 1980 census. TIA
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Poverty estimates from Census API

I'm trying to complete a project for a local nonprofit I work with. I am trying to use the Census API to pull in certain estimates in each of the counties they work in. I'm trying to pull in poverty ...
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components of population change at block group level

I've been trying to find a good source that connects components of population change (births, deaths, migration) to the block level. Whats the best source for this?
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US Income datasets at the Census Tract / Block Level

I am currently using www2.census.gov to get demographics data from the census and was wondering if there was a similar source that could offer me blocks / census tract level data on income. I would ...
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Do census tract geographic shapefile data update annually?

I am looking at census tract TIGER/Line shapefiles from data.gov (https://www.census.gov/cgi-bin/geo/shapefiles/index.php), and I see that they provide options for census tracts for different years. ...
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Is there a codebook for the 1990 Census API table names?

I'm trying to download Census data using R and the Census API. There's a list of variable names at https://api.census.gov/data/1990/sf3/variables.html However, most of the variable descriptions aren'...
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Surname - Cast/Ethnicity Mapping for Nepali Names

I'm trying to link family names to ethnicity / casts in the Nepali context. Is anyone aware of a publicly accessible data set that would allow or simplify such a mapping? Example of what the outcome ...
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Where can I find data about Cameroons subdivisions and number of inhabitants?

I want to know where I can find detailed, current and authoritative (ie. government) data about all of Cameroons subdivisions and the number of inhabitants in each (ie. census data). I know that ...
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Sudan Shapefiles (2008)

Does anyone know if the shapefiles for Sudan, which correspond to the 2008 census enumeration areas are available for download?
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Seeking source of curated/cleansed data for 2016 Canadian Census?

I am working with open data sources and the 2016 Canadian Census is of great interest to me. The Canadian Statistics website provides boundary files, which work great, and some aggregated census data, ...
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Get list of all villages/towns in India

This might have been asked before but I couldn't get a similar question. I am working on an application which will have addresses in India populated using dropdowns till 4 levels. State => ...
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Find geographic data on the languages spoken in Russia

Does anyone have any ideas for where I can get data on the number or percentage of speakers of a given language in the Russian Federation at some geographic level smaller than federal subject? ...
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Obesity/Inactivity Data at a census tract level

Looking for obesity/inactivity data for adults at a census tract level for the state of California. Any good sources? Preferably in a format that can be uploaded to arcdesktop.
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Is it possible to get specific Asian population totals from the Census at the Block or Block Group level?

I know you can get it at the Tract level but I can't for the life of me find it at at a lower level. I can find totals for just "Asian" at these levels but I want it to be more specific than that (e.g....
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Recent Demographic and Economic Data at CBSA-level

I would like to find a dataset of basic demographic and economic data at core-based statistical area level for the US. Ideally, it should include variables like population, median income, age ...
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What is the meaning of "units in structure" in Census/ACS data?

The US census provides the number of housing units, which is supposed to represent individual dwelling units, not structures. The American Community Survey provides the number of units by structure ...
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Where can I find a list of cities within each county?

I found some lists for some states, e.g. https://georgia.gov/municipality-list, but not for all counties in the US...
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Which region has the most granular census data?

Which region (ideally, at least city sized) has census data with the finest geographical resolution? In addition, which region has the most detailed census data (i.e, most dimensions / categories in ...
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Do post-2010 American Community Survey data rely on the 2010 PUMA boundaries?

From the census page on gazetteer files, only 2010 contains data for public use microdata areas. 2012 and onwards have other files but nothing on PUMAs. Are PUMA boundaries redrawn once a decade?
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Seeking shapefile of unincorporated areas (US)?

I've been working with TIGER/Line shapefiles of CDPs/towns/cities, and want to fill in the empty areas between these places with shapes of those unincorporated areas well. So far, I've been unable to ...
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centroids or boundaries of unincorporated communities

I have the Tiger places (dark green), which I believe contains census designated places. I also have the Census Bureau's Cartographic Boundary Shapefiles - Places (Incorporated Places and Census ...
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Census data aggregated at MGRS level

I would like to be able to have a file with U.S. Census data pre-aggregated at some level of the Military Grid Reference System (MGRS). Ideally at thier 10km precision level, but I'd take whatever I ...
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EU workforce per commune

For a project I need geodata of communes with residential population and workforce (optimally also full-time equivalents, FTE) for at least FR, DE, IT, and AU. On Eurostat and EU Data Portal ...
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2000 census data by block group

I need Population & Housing Unit Counts for Blocks (all the states) from 1990, 2000, and 2010 Census. I downloaded 2010 and 1990 from the following links, but can not find the corresponding data ...
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How to get all U.S. census blocks within a state

Is there an easy way to download the set of census blocks (12-digit FIPS codes) for a given state? I've tried using R packages tigris and acs to no avail. (Well, tigris works but it gives me the ...
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When do Census Tracts get their boundaries adjusted?

I'm curious as to when the 2020 US Census Census Tract geometries actually get adjusted to account for any changes. I know they're semi-permanent, but that can indeed change from year to year. We ...
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Looking for ways to estimate average household sizes based on their incomes (US census data)

The US census provides the population of households within a given area (say, census tract) making a certain amount of money per year (ACS T056). So if I were to be tasked to determine the population ...
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Census India, population by religion - village (ward) level

What I am looking for is the religious composition on a village/ward level from the census. The official census doesn't seem to report it, but since it is available for towns and the census abstract (...
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