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Political Science Research: Data &

Finding Data

The data is out there -- it's just a matter of tracking it down.  This page features resources that can help.

A Couple Tips:

  1. Consider who would be interested in specific data. Government agencies, health organizations, trade/professional associations are great collectors of data.
  2. Follow citations of data from your readings - this can save you a lot of time during the research process.

Polls & Surveys

International Data

Note: Also check out the Country Guide tab for a whole guide of how to find information about countries around the globe. 

U.S. Data

Statista - A little bit of everything

Iowa Data