Public Data Sources

The following Public Data Sources have been provided by members of the HPCC Systems Community.

Internet Movie Database (IMDB)

Access the Internet Movie Database locally by holding copies of the data directly on your system.

Access IMDB

World Bank Data

The World Bank’s Open Data initiative is intended to provide all users with access to World Bank data.

World Development Indicators

Global Development Finance

Education Statistics

Health Nutrition and Population Statistics

Wikipedia Database Download

Wikipedia offers free copies of all available content to interested users. These databases can be used for mirroring, personal use, informal backups, offline use or database queries.

Database Download

Open Directory

The Open Directory Project is the largest, most comprehensive human-edited directory of the Web. It is constructed and maintained by a vast, global community of volunteer editors.



MusicMoz is a comprehensive directory of all things music, edited by volunteers.

MusicMoz provides free geocoding of IP addresses. is a community-based project to geolocate IP addresses, making the database freely available.

Access Data

US Dept of Labor

A number of BLS programs provide information about joblessness.

Labor Force Statistics

Local Area Unemployment Statistics

Mass Layoff Statistics