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Where Can I Find Datasets To Build Data Science Projects With?

by | Mar 11, 2022 | Blogs | 0 comments

Have you ever found yourself having the plan, but lacking the platform when ideating for your next data analytics project? In order to demonstrate your skills in various aspects of data analysis, you need to have access to a diverse range of data sources concerning different topics and containing different data types. Here are 2 websites that provide ample high-quality data sources for you to work with:

  1. Kaggle.com

Kaggle.com is one of the best websites for a data analyst to get familiar with. It hosts a wide variety of datasets that can be used for many different applications. Ranging from highly structured data such as financial, sales and housing data to unstructured data such as customer feedback, product reviews and Tweets, there truly is something for one looking to develop their experience with working with almost any kind of data. Apart from the datasets that it provides access to, kaggle.com is also highly valuable due to the active community it has created. For each dataset uploaded into the website, users will be able to see the work that others have done with that dataset as well as discuss any issues that might have faced while working with the dataset, which could be a rich resource for drawing inspiration from while working on their own project. 

  1. Data.gov.sg

If you are looking to work with data within the Singapore context, look no further than data.gov.sg. This resource provides highly reliable data regarding a wide variety of topics centering Singapore, such as economy, education, health and transport. Another exciting thing about data.gov.sg is that quite a few of their datasets are constantly updated and you can access the updates through their API, which opens up a whole new world of possibilities for analytics and visualization now that you can work with live data. Furthermore, data.gov.sg also has a blog and developer’s portal that you can look towards for guidance and inspiration for applying the available data in creative manners. 

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