Datalinks Wiki
Economic and Social Data Service





"The Economic and Social Data Service (ESDS) is a national data service providing access and support for an extensive range of key economic and social data, both quantitative and qualitative, spanning many disciplines and themes. ESDS provides an integrated service offering enhanced support for the secondary use of data across the research, learning and teaching communities."

Openness: NOT OPEN

License: not open as restricted to personal/educational use. See  href="" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">

"Unless stated to the contrary, all material on this web site is copyright of the University of Essex and the University of Manchester. Duplication or sale of all or any part of it is not permitted, except that material may be duplicated for personal research use or educational purposes in electronic or print form. Permission for any other use must be obtained from the Economic and Social Data Service. Electronic or print copies may not be offered, whether for sale or otherwise, to any third party."

Access: ok.

    bulk: no. No way to download all material in an automated manner.

    web: yes. Browse for datasets and then download (though note registration may be required for many (even most) datasets.