20 Awesome Sources of Free Data by @JulieJoyce


We all like free things right?

The web is practically swimming in free (and sometimes incorrect or misleading) information.

But these 20 sources of free data are widely considered to be quite reputable.

This enables you to search available datasets that have been marked up properly according to the schema.org standard.

While this could be viewed as a one-stop shop for datasets that includes data from sources like NASA and ProPublica, there are many niche datasets that may be better for certain purposes.

You’re shown the results and each one is clickable to tell you:

The name of the dataset. When it was last updated. A description.

With certain results you get more information, such as the formats in which the dataset is available.

With this tool, you can search for keywords and see a variety of information about them, including:

Interest over time. Interest by region. Related topics. Related queries.

You can select options including which country (or worldwide) you want to see, narrow it down to categories, or confine your search to all of the web, images, news, shopping, or YouTube.

You can also compare your search to another topic.

This allows you to get information