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Statistics and Data

Information on available statistics and datasets

Open Source Datasets

World DataBank
World Development Indicators (WDI) is the primary World Bank database for development data. DataBank is an analysis and visualisation tool that contains collections of time series data on a variety of topics. You can create your own queries; generate tables, charts, and maps; and easily save, embed, and share them.

Qatar Open Data

A portal host data published by government agencies and public bodies available to the public. This is an initiative to promote transparency, civic engagement and inclusive development and innovation in the state of Qatar

Open Data Tool Kit

This world bank page provides essential information on open data while providing links to country level, subnational level, topic level open data.

WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS)
The WHO Statistical Information System (WHOSIS) has been incorporated into the Global Health Observatory (GHO) to provide you with more data, more tools, more analysis and more reports.

Qatar Health (Institute of Health Data and Metrics)
HME’s objective is to create the most complete and up-to-date roadmap to help policymakers and donors determine how best to help people live longer, healthier lives.

NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from hundreds of sources. Data covers 5037 category of data from 305 countries including Qatar. You can compare the data-sets from two countries on a selected category for a comparative analysis.

DataCite is a leading global non-profit organization that provides persistent identifiers (DOIs) for research data. DataCite registry provide you opportunity to search and find database, images, datasets and other research materials

Arab Barometer
The Arab Barometer was developed, in 2005, in consultation with the Global Barometer project, a network composed of regional barometers in Latin America, Sub-Saharan, East Asia and South Asia ( The the objectives of the Arab Barometer are to produce scientifically reliable data on the politically-relevant attitudes of ordinary citizens, to disseminate and apply survey findings in order to contribute to political reform, and to strengthen institutional capacity for public opinion research.


r3data is a global registry of research data repositories. It is recorgnized as the the most comprehensive source of reference for research data infrastructures globally. Using re3data, data repositories from every domain and in every country can be browsed by subject, country, or content type, and by other attributes.

Canada Open Data

A pilot project with government and geospatial datasets. This offers data about Government of Canada services, financials, national demographic information or high resolution maps.