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Data & Statistics


Data are pieces of information. Datasets are collections of data. Statistics are manipulated or analyzed data.

We can help you find data, datasets, and statistics for your research and assignments.

Questions to Consider

  • Who else would be interested in this topic?
    • Government agencies?
    • Researchers?
    • Think tanks or policy groups?
  • Where would people cite this information?
    • Reports?
    • Websites?
    • Article footnotes?
  • What websites or databases might contain information on this topic?

How to Find Data

Wellesley Data & Statistics Databases

Choose a database from the following list. These may require a Wellesley username and password or DUO authentication.

Popular Free Data Sources