The UK Data Service provides access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, spanning many disciplines and themes.
We provide an integrated service offering enhanced support for the secondary use of data across the research, learning and teaching communities.
Further information about our service is available from About us.
Our data and how to access them
Discover is our search and browse application, providing access to data and related resources, such as case studies, support guides and publications. This contains over 5,000 digital data collections for research and teaching purposes.
Access to Discover does not require registration. However, to download data, or to analyse it online where possible, does require registration with the UK Data Service.
Follow the links below to learn more about our service and how you can use our resources.
How to access - includes information on how to register, download and order data and our terms and conditions of use
About our data - contains information about the type of data we provide
Use data - provides information on how the data have been used, our teaching resources and details of our guides
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) - provides answers to some of the most common user questions
Get in touch - provides links to forms which you can use to contact us about a specific issue, or to ask us a question
Tuesday 17 December 2013: UKDS.Stat, Beyond 20/20 and IMF eLibrary Text Collection interfaces may be unavailable from 07.00 to 10.15 for maintenance.
Thursday 19 December 2013: IMF eLibrary Text Collection may be unavailable from 09.00 to 12.00 for service upgrade.