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European Data & Document Sources

Finding Data & Documents

You can find many of the sources listed here, and others, on your own through a search engine. Follow some of these tips to find more sources:

  • Search in the language if you can. While the webpage may be available in English, there is almost always more information in the original language. 
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  • In Google, search the country-level domain using "site:". For example, to search the Russian internet you would search "site:.ru"
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  • Search using Yandex or a popular search engine from the country. 
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  • In Google, search for PDFs or CSV files containing reports, documents, and data or other files using "filetype:". For example, to search for PDFs on the Russian government site you would search: "site:government.ru filetype:pdf" 

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