UKDS.Stat

Accessing data using UKDS.Stat

UKDS.Stat is available from: stats.ukdataservice.ac.uk

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank datasets are freely available to users without the need for registration or authentication. The rest of the international macrodata available via UKDS.Stat are only accessible to users from a UK university or college.

To access these data you should note the following:

  • you will need to be registered with the UK Data Service
  • when you have selected a dataset you will be asked to log in, and then agree to dataset specific special conditions. These will be presented to you onscreen and you will need to accept them to continue
  • it is only necessary to agree to these conditions once. To access the data in future sessions you will only need your username and password
  • IMF and World Bank datasets are freely available to users without the need for registration or authentication

Video tutorials

View the videos in HD for optimal quality - click on the cog at the bottom right of the video and change the setting. It will take a few seconds to adjust and become clear.


What are international macrodata?

Here we provide a brief video detailing the international macrodata available at the UK Data Service.


Accessing, exploring and visualising data in UKDS.Stat

Here we show you how to use the UKDS.Stat software to access, explore and visualise data using the World Bank World Development Indicators.

Creating an Intensity Map using UKDS.Stat and Google Fusion Tables

View our video tutorial showing you how to create an intensity map (also known as a choropleth or thematic map) using UKDS.stat and Google Fusion Tables using some example country level data from the World Bank - World Development Indicators.

Creating maps with UKDS.Stat

View our video tutorial showing you how to create choropleth maps from international macrodata using UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to change the layout in UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to create bar charts with UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to hide empty rows and columns with UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to reorder data within UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to save and share queries within UKDS.Stat


FAQ - how to select multiple subjects in UKDS.Stat

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UK Data Archive users may have issues accessing the UK Data Service between 07.00 and 11.45 on Tuesday 14 July. This only applies if your username was issued to you by the UK Data Archive and begins with 'ukd'. 

UKDS.Stat: Please note that UKDS.Stat may be unavailable from 08.00 until 12.00 on Wednesday 15 July. 

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