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Questions tagged [global]

For questions concerning open data examining global-scale trends and characteristics.

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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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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:/...
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Wikidata label language: How to fallback to ANY language?

In Wikidata, this shows labels in English, and falls back to Russian if no English is available: SERVICE wikibase:label { bd:serviceParam wikibase:language "en, ru" . } QUESTION: How to fall back ...
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Comprehensive database of world universities

There are quite a lot of university rankings available on the web. Unfortunately, in most of them the data display is limited and is hard to extract systematically. What are good sources for ...
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Where can I get list of states of all countries?

I need a list of all countries and their states or providences. Is there a authoritative source I can get this from?
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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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Where can I find university/college addresses for the entire world?

I need to make an address locator to associate my data set to universities. In order to do this I need reference data that has the university addresses everywhere in the world. Can someone direct me ...
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News events around the world

Is there a website/ API that can tell you the number of news articles that talks about a specific country? For example the number of news sources about Brazil ought to be extremely high (Olympics) ...
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Are there datasets of latitude, longitude, and a land/water indicator?

This is a related (on a lower level) to my other question. Are there any open datasets that contain latitude, longtitude, and an indicator of whether or not the point is land or water? The resolution ...
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Geospatial data at a particular lat/long

I'm looking for a database of physical characteristics of the Earth at an arbitrary lat/long. For example, a lat/long in the general vicinity of: -1.710140, -52.961935 would result in river 27....
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Ookla/NetIndex data dump

A wonderful resource that earlier used to exist for researching global Internet speed and quality was Ookla's NetIndex. Ookla has discontinued public download, I believe since 2015. Does anyone have a ...
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World height and weight by age distributions?

Where can I find a map or distribution data got each country and even provinces within each country for body height and weight by age and how these very across the world? Thanks. (Not sure if this ...
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SWIFT routing codes for all global banks

Does anyone know if it's possible to get SWIFT routing codes for all banks, or only on a per-country basis? (this came up in my Twitter feed - I thought it was a good question and I didn't find any ...
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Real estate investment and growth data sources

I am searching for public sources of real estate / property investment activity / levels from which to find trending data for countries. I've looked through the World Bank data catalogue and found ...
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Data sets about nutrition/diseases

I have to do analysis about correlation between diseases and nutrition consumption. Where I can find data sets about food (nutrition) consumption, divided by diseases (I can also use two data sets: ...
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Vaccination success rates

I am looking for a data set containing vaccination success rates with as many following fields as possible: percentage of patients who received the vaccination but are not immune to the medical ...
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Vaccination policies

I am looking for a data set containing vaccination policies by country, and if possible by year. Ideally, the vaccination policy would be stored in some machine-readable format.
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Countries with a Census

I am looking for a list of countries that have a census. The attributes would be the last census dates or dates of censuses and the census unit. I do not want variables from a census but meta ...
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Travel statistics by gender and country

Is there any statistics available that includes gender differences? I would like to know the rate of male vs female travelers. For example, something like this: Country: male% USA: 48% Germany: 43% ...
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International Median Income Data at City Level

I would like to investigate relationships between Airbnb city listing data, and median income. In the United States NHGIS works lovely, but how about internationally at the city level?
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Deaths by falling coconuts

I am looking for the number of deaths caused by the natural fall of coconuts from trees each year. Number of deaths each year worldwide, estimated if needed Bonus for extra information about each ...
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Dataset: Car types by country

I am looking for a free dataset that shows the number of car types sold/in use in every country. For example: Italy: SUV: 2.500.000 Sedan: 3.00.000 ... Spain: SUV: 3.500.000 ...
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Where can I find a global life expectancy table?

I've found good information on specific countries and demographics, but I can't seem to find global numbers. I know that the world life expectancy is around 71.0, but I'm trying to get a percentile ...
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Subnational data on corruption

Any sub-national data on corruption (any form)? Interested in any nation, but primary interest in Central and South America.
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All Demonym's in their native language

COUNTRY - ? / ? US - American / Americans UK - English / English DE - Deutscher / Deutsche Anyone an idea where to find this? We're trying to find any sort of source for this for weeks now.
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Data about completed prison term by country

I'm looking data (preferentially free and open data but I can afford small payments) by country worldwide on the percent of population that have completed a prison sentence or were sentenced. I only ...