Datasets are collections of raw data gathered during the research process usually in the form of numerical data. Many organizations, e.g. government agencies, universities or research institutions make the data they have collected freely available on the web for other researchers to use.
Note: Data is the raw information from which statistics are created. Statistics give an interpretation of the data.
To identify relevant datasets for use in your research, you can:
Not sure how to cite the data and statistics you have used in your research? Take a look at the following guides:
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