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Questions tagged [demographics]

Quantifiable information that concerns the age, sex, cultural makeup, or other characteristics of a group or population. Can also include demographic change, the predicted quantitative makeup of a population based upon present-day or past figures.

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Options for analyzing twitter hashtag use by various factors - date of account creation, location, username strings and even defined user lists

I am not sure if this question is better suited for data science but I'm mostly looking for an outline of what currently is or is not possible and a direction for where I should learn more. My first ...
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Movie data set with demographic information of users

I am doing movie popularity prediction using Long Short Term Memory networks model. I am testing with MovieLens dataset with 100K and 1M ratings, which include demographic information of users. Below ...
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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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Demographics, particulary age distribution in Wuhan and Hubei province

Are demographic data, specifically age distribution available for Wuhan and the Chinese Hubei province? I would like to know if the age distribution is somewhat comparable with other urban areas ...
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Tanzania Life Table

I am doing a survey on Life Tables of several countries and I can't seem to find that of Tanzania for all ages (not in ranges like it is in WHO website) . Does anyone know where it can be obtained?
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County-level data on religious affiliation and church attendance in US 1940-1960

Is there any county-level (or similar) data on religious affiliation and church attendance in the United States from 1940s-1960s?
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Are multiple years of FAFSA data combined to determine demographic characteristics for cohorts?

If I'm understanding things correctly, many of the institutional demographic characteristics are based on most recent award-year FAFSA data. What is the source of demographic data for students within ...
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Seeking block group data for USA for analyzing population change over time

I'm looking for a place to get data in the Census block group format that is not aggregated. Previously I tried to use the ACS 5 Year Survey, but their data aggregated five years so I was unable to ...
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Italy's microdata sources

Italy has a huge problem with individual-level data. ISTAT provides some data but on specific topics and rarely they are year-to-year data. INPS has some other data but only regarding labor market. ...
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College Scorecard: determining how representative data is of the overall undergraduate body

The Question The College Scorecard Documentation Report repeatedly mentions that some data only represents undergraduates that are recipients of Title IV federal aid: Most of the metrics of ...
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Childlessness rate by country

Anyone know where I can find a table or map of childlessness rate by country for both men and women? Historical comparison of data would also be desirable. Thanks.
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Population data as grid

I'm looking for world/europe/switzerland population data with a grid format. For example, 1km squares and then the population in that gridpoint. I found one source, http://www.diva-gis.org/gdata ...
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Employment rate among people taking antipsychotics by country

Is there any data on the employment rate among people taking antipsychotics by country. Given the debilitating effects of these drugs, I would expect it to be close to zero almost everywhere. Not to ...
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Cigarette smoking rates at city level

I'm looking for international cigarette (or tobacco) smoking rates at the city level. So far I've only seen international rates at the country level. Great would be global rates at the city/regional ...
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Crime data @ Zip code level?

I mainly need property type crimes but all crimes will work. I'm mainly looking for downloadable crime data that is at the ZIP5 level if possible. The more granular the better. The next best would be ...
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Historical data of languages spoken in country by percent population?

I am looking for a dataset that contains the languages spoken in each country and their respective percentages of the population, going back as far back into the historical record as possible. I ...
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Distribution of people diagnosed with dementia by age

I am looking for a chart that shows, for each age, percentage of the population of that age that has been diagnosed with dementia and given prescription drugs for dementia, as part of a histogram that ...
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Percentage of the population taking antipsychotics by country and year

I was wondering, for each country, and for the pay twenty or so years, what percentage of the population is on antipsychotics by country with diagnoses such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, ...
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Where is the official source for UK population + age profiles data

I am looking for the latest UK population data at the lowest possible level (output area?) to include age profile breakdowns (eg 18-25, 25-30, 30+ etc). Naturally I have googled the topic, and I'm ...
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Where do I get data on how many people move from country to country globally in a year?

I'm calculating total addressable market for a business that has to do with immigration. I need to know how many people physically relocate to another country with intention to settle there ...
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Non-aggregated age of endurance sport competitors

I'm looking for the actual age of competitors in endurance sports events (marathon, triathlon, ironman, etc). This can be any event, but it should be the age at competition time (36) and not the age ...
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Searching for a dataset about chess ELO rating distribution broken down by gender

A friend and I had a friendly argument recently about the origin of the apparent gender gap in chess ratings, wherein the grandmaster list is dominated by males, and the best male player today is far ...
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ACS vs. CPS vs. PEP vs. Census

I am very new to census analysis/survey analysis so please forgive my ignorance. I am interested in MOST data/information about the U.S.A. population. Demographic information like breakdown by age, ...
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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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Mid-19th Century to Early-20th Century Mumbai/Bombay Population Data(sets)

I am an undergraduate student studying Geographic Information Systems. My semester final project is regarding the industrialization and deindustrialization of Mumbai/Bombay centered around two ...
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Deaths per year per Pakistan province? (2010-present)

I've been trying to look for data on the number of community health worker deaths in Pakistan, ideally those who were working with polio vaccinations. In particular, I'm trying to look for the number ...
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UK demographic data at full or outer postcode level

Is anyone aware of any open UK demographic data (England would be sufficient) at full or out postcode level?
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API/machine access for Gapminder data?

I'd like to be able to access the Gapminder files programmatically (e.g. via R or Python), but I can't find a way so far. Gapminder's downloads page offers a variety of tools and charts, but nothing ...
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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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City mayor/council racial demographics

I can't seem to find any data regarding racial demographics at the US place (city) level for mayors and council members per year. Is there any resources available with such information? I would like ...
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Unemployment Data

Where can I find data about unemployment data (any country) as well as other economic data, e.g. Gross domestic product, Living wage and etc. In Russia I find only 15 rows of data. I cant build a ...
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API or datasets for websites demographics (age & gender distributions)

Data request Data: I am looking for an API or dataset where I can find age distribution (age groups: percentage of an age group according to the population) and gender distributions for the biggest ...
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API or datasets for age & gender distributions of the world

Data request Data: I am looking for an API oder dataset where I can find age distribution (age groups: percentage of an age group according to the population) and gender distributions for each ...
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Average height of Shetland Island residents

I am looking for the average height of Shetland Island residents by gender. I am sure it must be out there but for all the data sets with height by location, I have not found the Shetland Islands ...
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Mobile games demographic data

I'm looking for demographic data for mobile games. I've looked at App Annie, SensorTower, and Apptrace. These three sources give estimates on the app store ratings, number of downloads, and rankings ...
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Level of education required for employment over time

I want to get a data set that can be used to look at a year and the levels of education required for employment. My thoughts are that although we have many more opportunities in the modern world the ...
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Data on the number of cats and dogs kept as pets in Asia and Africa

I am looking for data regarding dogs and cats kept as pets in Africa and Asia.
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Data source for names demography analysis?

I'm looking for datasets allowing one to map names (given names, family names) to geographical location. So far, the best source I've found are Wiki/DBpedia with ~ 1 million records, and Web Of ...
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Indian Religions/Castes List?

I am developing a matrimony web application, for this a list of Indian religions and their belonging castes is required. Does anyone know of a data set containing the Indian castes and/or religions ...
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US Population/Housing Data?

I'm looking for population and housing data for the USA at the city-wide level. The 2010 Census page has this information available: http://www.census.gov/2010census/popmap/ipmtext.php?fl=06:0667000#...
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Where is voter data from the recent General Election?

I'm looking for the rawest form of voter data available from the U.S. Nov 8, 2016 general election. The source would both let me explore demographic data around voters based on region, correlate that ...
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USA 2016 election demographic data

I am looking for demographic data (age, income, race, location) for individuals who voted in the 2016 US presidential election. The resolution that I am looking for can be at the state, county, or ...
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Large datasets with user-reported birthdates (preferably older records)

I'm looking for some substantial (say >10k entries) datasets which contain birthdates which will have been user-reported, not recorded from or checked against official records. Ideally, these would ...
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Dataset for consumer digital media

I'm looking for a dataset that will help me determine a correlation between college major and media preferences i.e. genre. Thanks, Courtney
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Data on cultural diversity dimensions

I am looking for data on cultural differences across nations (regions), specifically: Power Distance Individualism vs collectivism Uncertainty avoidance Long-term orientation Personal Achievement (...
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mean/median age for each US zip code

I need a table that will map each US zip code to either the mean age or the median age of the population in that zip code. I see that https://www.census.gov/popest/data/counties/asrh/2015 provides ...
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Looking for extensive world population time series including both data and estimates

Does anyone know of a source for whole-world population data, including extrapolated estimates for the times before whole-world demographic records are available?
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Chinese demographic data (age, gender)

I am on a quest to find areas in China with disproportionate gender and/or age distributions. I don't really care if these areas are defined by political boundaries. Since map-making is largely ...
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prison population by ethnicity, nationality, and year, for each country

I am looking for some data which will let me, for each of the world's countries, inspect the number of prisoners and a breakdown of its prison population by ethnicity and nationality as a percentage ...
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In the famous LaLonde dataset what treatment does “treat” represent?``

lalonde is an oft-used data frequently used for in statistical software packages. This data was drawn from the PSID and National Supported Work Demonstration. Subsamples of the dataset are included ...