Check out these abundant sources of free and open data.

 
DataHub
DataHub
Linked Data
Linked Data
Social Network Analysis Interactive Dataset Library
Social Network Analysis Interactive Dataset Library
R3Data.org
R3Data.org
Quandl
Quandl
KDnuggets Listing
KDnuggets Listing
Exversion
Exversion
Figure Eight (fka; CrowdFlower)
Figure Eight (fka; CrowdFlower)
Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection
Stanford Large Network Dataset Collection
World Values Survey
World Values Survey
US Census Data
US Census Data
Google Ngram
Google Ngram
Knoema
Knoema
National Renewable Energy Lab Data
National Renewable Energy Lab Data
Reddit Datasets Feed
Reddit Datasets Feed
Quora Large Dataset Listing
Quora Large Dataset Listing
Shop ethical
Shop ethical
WWF
WWF
NASA’s Data Portal
NASA’s Data Portal
Data.gov
Data.gov
Federal Reserve Economic Data
Federal Reserve Economic Data
Corporate Critic
Corporate Critic
 

 

Also, check out this AMAZING list on Github.

You can get information on more great free offerings for doing data science in my book, Data Science for Dummies.

Lillian Pierson, P.E.

Lillian Pierson is a CEO & data leader that supports data professionals to evolve into world-class leaders & entrepreneurs. To date, she’s helped educate over 1.3 million data professionals on AI and data science. Lillian has authored 6 data books with Wiley & Sons Publishers as well as 8 data courses with LinkedIn Learning. She’s supported a wide variety of organizations across the globe, from the United Nations and National Geographic, to Ericsson and Saudi Aramco, and everything in between. She is a licensed Professional Engineer, in good standing. She’s been a technical consultant since 2007 and a data business mentor since 2018. She occasionally volunteers her expertise in global summits and forums on data privacy and ethics.

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