Data Library: France, Russia and Ukraine

France

Centre de Données Socio-Politiques (CDSP, Grenoble Universities)
Political information and social indicators about France: spatial data and time series of electoral results, survey data, opinion poll data etc. Searchable (WAIS). Created by: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the main French public research agency.

Institut National de la Statistique et des Études Économiques (INSÉÉ)
Collects, analyses and disseminates information on the French economy and society.

Réseau Quetelet
The gateway to the French data for humanities and social sciences. It allows French and foreign researchers to obtain necessary databases to their treatment in the following areas: (i) Large surveys, censuses and other databases from the French public statistics; (ii) Large French surveys from research; (iii) Privileged access to international surveys. Quetelet Network is a member of CESSDA, the European network of data banks for research.

Russia

Aggregate Data, Regions of Russia (RoR), 1990–2010
Collection of aggregate statistical data for the Russian regions, made available in English. It includes a large range of variables that characterize a wide scope of economic and social factors for the period from 1990 to 2010. This collection comprises data from 82 regions of Russia on topics including trade, production, demography, labor, investment, climate, crime, education, health care, culture, banks, insurance, services, communication, and many industries.

Attitudes in Russia to Social and Political Aspects of Human Trafficking, 2007
Collected representative data across Russian regions on attitudes to human trafficking. Since the collapse of the Soviet state, thousands of Russian citizens have been trafficked out of the country as exploited labour, sex slaves, domestic labour, and beggars. Explored beliefs concerning the origins, nature and extent of human trafficking, and attitudes on what the Russian government should do to address the problem. Captured attitudes on how the state should aid the trafficked and the perceived efficacy of different institutions in dealing with trafficking. It also sought responses on how families should help or not help the trafficked; beliefs on the place of a woman in society, and attitudes towards prostitution.

Integrum
The legal database, compiled by the Russian information analysis agency, includes press and media information, financial and legal information.

Open Data Russia
The portal contains open government data, links and published datasets as well as metadata, information created on the basis of open data software products and information services.

RISTAT
The Electronic Repository for Russian Historical Statistics brings together data extracted from various published and unpublished sources in one place. Its principal focus is Russian economic and social history of the last three centuries (18th-21st).

ROSSTAT
The RF Federal State Statistics service publishes main socio-economic and demographic indicators, financial and historic state statistics (1802-1996).

Russia/NIS Statistical Publications
Designed to optimize searching and browsing of statistical data, Universal Database of Statistical Publications covers Russian- and English-language publications, reports and data sets from State Committee of the Russian Federation on Statistics and the Interstate Statistical Committee of the Commonwealth of Independent States. Features searching within reports, tables and graphs, transliteration option, tables of contents in English, etc.

Ukraine

National Bank of Ukraine
Collects, compiles and disseminates financial and external sector statistics, including: monetary and financial statistics (other financial corporations surveys, deposits, loans, interest rates set by deposit-taking corporations, securities, financial accounts of the financial corporations sector); balance of payments, international investment position and external debt statistics; international reserves and exchange rates; financial soundness indicators statistics.

Ukrstat.org: State Statistics Service of Ukraine documents publishing
Includes demographic and social, economic, and financial statistics.

You can find further resources on this theme by using on Databases A-Z or SOLO and subject guides.

Recommendations for additions to these lists are always welcome. Please email the Bodleian Data Library (data@bodleian.ox.ac.uk) with suggestions.