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I'm looking for the share of nudists per country

I'm looking for a dataset regarding the share of people who identify as naturists/nudists or have tried nudism per country, preferably as a CSV or JSON file or a spreadsheet but web scraping would ...
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Looking for datasets about poverty and its effects (eg education, health)

I want to analyse the impacts of poverty (absolute poverty) on areas such as education and health. Some of the variables I would like to analyse are: years of schooling, rates of diseases, ...
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Seeking global data for georeferenced CO2 emissions of industrial sites

I am looking for georeferenced CO2 emissions of sites of energy-intensive industry sectors on a global scale. Besides the EU-ETS and the E-PRTR, I found the Hotmaps projects covering EU28, but no ...
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Latest data about Indian demographics 2015-2021

Where can I get the latest curated datasets about the geopolitical conditions of India between 2015-2021? I could see bits and pieces of information that is inconsistent. It would be better if I could ...
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What is the total number of deaths world-wide in 2020?

This is a very simple question. I'm looking for the total number of deaths in 2020 world-wide. We are already well into 2021 - the statistics from 2020 should be available - yet I couldn't find the ...
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Seeking global (worldwide) list of street abbreviations

I want to normalize my address by country wise and I'm in search of dataset set that contains abbreviations for street values. For example: (St => Street, Rd => Road, Avn => Avenue and so on.)...
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Various sources for self-reported heights of adults

I'm looking for various sources (Global: US, UK, Europe) of adult height data. And it should be self-reported (meaning the person reports their own height, and not that a doctor measures them).
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Where can I find old global road maps?

I am looking for some old global road maps (anytime before 1990 or 2000). Does anyone have any suggestions where I can find such data?
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Looking for Export Processing Zone Database

I am looking for GIS data on Export Processing Zones (for all countries where data is available). I have googled the various free GIS data libraries and not come across any such dataset. If you can ...
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Mismatch in Export/Import for countries in Comtrae

I'm trying to analyze export & import data by countries & their partners in UN Comtrade. As a check, I tried extracting data between China and US for one commodity = 850120. My assumption was ...
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Database of given first names by country frequency and year

I have been able to source datasets of: (i) given first names and their gender (ii) given first names by country e.g. https://github.com/MatthiasWinkelmann/firstname-database But not given first names ...
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Is there cleaner alternative of the original JAXA ALOS AW3D30 digital surface model (DSM) data?

The team from JAXA made a great job on DSM derived from ALOS-2. However, I find issues on data, e.g.: satellite stripes footprints, elevation drops by 1 to 5 metres rare, but obvious noise in data ...
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Dataset of electro-mechanical data storage devices prices and storage capabilities

I am looking for a data set of electro-mechanical data storage devices prices and specs. In particular, I am interested in the prices of memory storage (e.g. Hard Disk, Solid State Hardisk etc. etc.) ...
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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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Where can I find historical natural disasters by country?

I'm trying to find a dataset that contains number of historical natural disasters by country in the longest lapse of time possible. Would appreciate your help.
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Regular source for global carbon dioxide in the atmosphere

I am looking for a regular (daily, monthly) Level 3 source of present day CO2 in the atmosphere. I have looked through NASA AIRS and NASA GEOS data products and could not find data for 2020. I did ...
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Datasource with global cities/towns/villages with Englisch names and coordinates

In almost ever GIS project there is the need to map nearby cities and towns, often also small villages in rural areas. Open Street Map (OSM) offers a lot of spatially explicit data including "places" ...
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COVID19 - Coronavirus case data (country summary data)

There are some very good sites showing the state of infections 'now', but I would like to find a data set of COVID-19 infections, deaths and number of tests by day and by country. These are the best I ...
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Global data about compulsory swimming lessons in schools or rates of population that can swim

I saw this post on Hacker News and was curious about a dataset that has information about countries and their approach to compulsory teaching of swimming. There are many datasets about drowning rates ...
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Where can I find economic multilateral treaty data?

I am doing a project on multilateral treaties and am having trouble finding a data set on multilateral economic treaties. I am looking for data with signature and/or ratification dates. Does anyone ...
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Structured data for Nobel Prizes

There is already a Kaggle dataset (CSV) for Nobel Prize winners, but it hasn't been updated since 2016. Is there any up-to-date or official structured dataset for Nobel Prize winners? The Kaggle ...
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Is there a large database of unique surnames and their (origin) language?

Let me explain the phrases I use in my request: large: I'm looking for multiple languages (especially european languages if this constrain helps) and at least 2K surnames per language. But the more ...
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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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Indigenous land shapefiles for world

I am not too sure where there are "tribal" or "indigenous" peoples in every part of the world, but what I am thinking about are: Native American tribal lands in the United States. South American ...
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Is Open Government data ever restricted to use within the country of origin?

As the effort to collect, QC, organize and publish an open government dataset is usually funded by taxpayers, I have always imagined a government would prefer to only offer such data to its citizens ...
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Global biomes data set - eg. Rain Green Forest, Succulent Thorn Woods, Highland Scrub

Data request I'm looking for a global dataset of biomes but I need to cover quite specific categories that can be identified as termite habitats, as described in Sanderson (1996): Rain Green Forest ...
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Looking for year-by-year worldwide ethanol production data

What is the total worldwide ethanol production? I want any ethanol, for any purposes, including human consumption (drinking alcohol) and fuel and chemical industry. I want to see how much total ...
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List of languages with active or native speakers

I'm looking for a simple list that has a count of speakers per language. It can be either active speaker or native speakers, the exactness doesn't matter so much to me. Any format, any license. It's ...
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Global country based raster

I am looking for a raster in WGS84 where all the countries in the world are available. This raster, in principle, should change the resolution of the pixel at the equator or the poles. The resolution ...
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Internet Peering Locations

Is there any dataset about worldwide Internet Interconnection locations? Some information about the average or maximum switching capacity would be nice. I found a map (and raw data) about seacables (...
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Data about worldwide import tax rates

Is there a dataset available that contains data about import tax around the world? Problem with most of such "data" is that they come in form of thick booklets full of regulations and nothing to ...
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Iraq IDP/Refugee Camps

Where can I find an updated data set on refugee and internally displaced camps in Iraq? UN OCHA has one from 2014, but it's too old. REACH has one but it holds no geographic information. I'm working ...
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Download OpenOffice/Hunspell dictionaries (.oxt / .dic+.aff) for many languages at once?

I would like dictionaries for the top ~100 languages or so. Manually searching and evaluating the results at https://extensions.openoffice.org manually is quite cumbersome at that scale. Is there a ...
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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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Corpus of words divided by language

I am looking for a word dataset composed by lists of words of multiple languages (possibly all the major languages), non topic specific, divided by language. I don't really care for translations, ...
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Grocery products per year

I'm looking for historical open data on food products you can find in supermarkets (like the data available on openfoodfacts.org).The idea would be to know which products have been commercialized in ...
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Various Country Statistics

In Wikipedia articles of countries a lot of statistics are given about the country at hand. For example in the Venezuela article, demographics are described in terms of ethnic groups (e.g. 51.6% are ...
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Historical electricity prices for countries

Is there a source for national electricity prices for current and preceding years/ months for individual or grouped countries? I would like them in a standardized measure but national currencies is ...
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Global/European soil properties database

I'm looking for global or European scale database / maps of soil properties. Resolution does not really matter even though the higher is the better. By soil properties, I mean: soil textural classes :...
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Long haul flight density at Dulles International Airport

I have an emergency department admission data-set for deep vein thrombosis. Long haul travel is a risk factor for DVT. I would like data on long haul travel to see if there is any correlation with DVT....
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Vector data for Volcanic Ash Advisory Centre (VAAC) regions?

I would like to use the boundaries of the VAAC regions, as a layer in a GIS I am building. I can find images of various (1) quality/extents, but no vector data. For example, Wikipedia provides the ...
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Global tide data - is it out there?

I'm looking for a tidal range GIS layer. Anything global that shows either mean tidal range, maximum tidal range, or maximum tidal height. I have been trawling the web for tide related GIS layers and ...
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Dataset of World Cities, Counties, Localities, Provinces, and States? [duplicate]

I have a JSON list of international cities with country, latitude, longtitude, but not the corresponding state or province associated with them. Is there a free database of cities that include what I ...
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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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Where can I get consistent global map data for topology and environmental properties?

I'm a developer trying to procedurally generate a Minecraft map based on the real Earth. I've recently spent a few days looking for Earth data for my generator to use, but I've found very few good ...
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Where can I find the number of banks by country?

Seeking an open dataset listing the number of banking institutions that exist, and the country/countries they exist in?
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River rapids list and coordinates

Are there any sources of spatial information about river rapids worldwide (with difficulty category)?
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Up-to-date Global Lake Information and Data

Are there any sources of up to date information about world lakes? I'm interested in both spatial (not necessarily in great detail) and basic non-spatial (such as lake area, volume and maximum depth)...
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International Education Spending

I am interested in looking at the relationship between money spent on education (by country) versus educational ranking (by country). I am looking for a database that shows something like amount of ...
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GPS or Printable map? [closed]

Question for you guys, especially travelers like me do you prefer GPS or printable maps? I don't know but from my latest trip, GPS wasn't much of help. I had to resort to pdf maps from this site http:/...