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We hold a wide variety of statistical publications in the Arts and Social Science Reference section on the 2nd floor and also in the Arts and Social Science periodicals section. However, a growing number of statistics are available more easily online.

United Kingdom

  • Census UK: Provides census data for academic use.
  • House of Commons Library research papers: Access to research briefings produced by the Libraries of the House of Commons and House of Lords and the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST).
  • London Councils: Statistics and information about London boroughs.
  • London Datastore: Initiative by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to make data publicly available.
  • NatCen: Independent social research centre; publishes the British Social Attitudes Report.
  • Neighbourhood statistics: For local areas (UK) on a wide range of subjects including population, crime, health and housing.
  • New Policy Institute: UK thinktank which produces evidence-based research on a range of issues, including poverty, social security, housing and economics.
  • Office of National Statistics: UK national statistics including economic, social and demographic statistics.


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