Data Service: Oceania

Data resources and data collections made available via open data initiatives.


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive
Archive of data sets on the aboriginal people of Australia and the Torres Strait.

Australian Bureau of Statistics
National statistical agency, providing trusted official statistics on a wide range of economic, social, population and environmental matters of importance to Australia.

Australian Data Archive (ADA)
Provides a national service for the collection and preservation of Australian digital research data. Free registration is required for access to datasets.

Australian Government, Dept of Human Services
Access to statistical data related to Centrelink, Medicare and Child Support.

Australian Politics and Elections Database
Created by researchers associated with the University of Western Australia, the website contains general information about Australian parliamentary politics and elections.

Australian Real-Time Macroeconomic Database (Macroeconomics Research Unit, University of Melbourne)
The Australian real-time database contains key macroeconomic indicators for Australia which include measures of GDP, its components, prices and key monetary and labour market statistics over the last fifty years as published and revised in real time. This database is organized by the real GDP and its components, nominal GDP and its components, original GDP and its components, other key macroeconomic aggregates, selected labour force aggregates, selected monetary aggregates and miscellaneous series.

Reserve Bank of Australia
Statistical tables for a range of economic and financial data produced by the Reserve Bank and other organisations.

World Bank Australian Statistics
The World Bank's Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data The data catalog is a listing of available World Bank datasets, including databases, pre-formatted tables, reports, and other resources made available under Open Data initiative.

New Zealand

Reserve Bank of New Zealand
New and revised data published by the bank.

Statistics New Zealand
Data on topics, including income, housing, the environment, the economy, education, and social well-being.

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 Librarian with suggestions.