Dataset Guide

Dataset Guide Help

Welcome to Dataset Guide, a powerful yet simple way to find time series, statistics, maps, visualisations and more.

Search basics

The search feature helps you search millions of datasets hosted in thousands of datastores across the web. Follow these tips when searching to help you uncover datasets:

Advanced searches

Filters help you focus your dataset searches. The following dataset search filters are available:

You can use multiple filters in your search.

Searching datatables

Some dataset resources may be previewed as datatables. A datatable contains columns where each column starts with a column name and is followed by rows of data. For example,

CodeAreaYearFuelSectorMeasurementValue
E09000002Barking an...2005CoalIndustrial...Ktoe0
E09000003Barnet2005CoalIndustrial...Ktoe0
E09000004Bexley2005CoalIndustrial...Ktoe0.00819482...
E09000005Brent2005CoalIndustrial...Ktoe0
E09000006Bromley2005CoalIndustrial...Ktoe0.00201072...

The search filter colname filters your search by datatable column name. For example, to find datatables with column name 'fuel' search for colname:fuel