Data Sets for BI/Analytics/Visualization Projects

Just wanted to compile a list of datasets, or sources of datasets, that can be used for BI/Analytics/Visualization projects and explorations (not limited or specific to any tools). These come in different formats, and some may need to be cleaned up. Please do read the restrictions and EULAs that come with each of the links/sources.

This is a work in progress. I  am still updating this post, and will most likely re-arrange or re-categorize the links as I stumble across other data sets.

If you have any that you can share, I would love to add those to this list (and mention you shared it!) – please leave a comment below and I will add them to the list!

Last Updated : February 01, 2015

Canadian Data

US Data


Sports Data Sets

Movie Data Sets

Music Data Sets

Airport/Airline Data Sets

Weather-related Data Sets

Stock Data Sets

IP Address to Country Translation

Country/Location Data Sets

Specific Data Sets

Nate Silver’s (fivethirtyeight) Github Data Repository

Other Data Sets and Data Set Websites

Fictional Data Sets

Random Data Generators

Data Set Search Websites

Websites about analytics and visualization

Commercial Social Media Data Providers

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