SAGE Publishing buys Data-Planet

Data-Planet is a multidisciplinary statistical data repository used in academic libraries, public libraries, government and commercial markets.

Data-Planet Statistical Datasets cover 16 major subject categories (including health and education) and are used by many of the world’s leading research universities. It features 35 billion data points sourced from over 450 databases created by 70 public and private organisations.

Data-Planet provides immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs and table form, via multiple points of entry further enabling and facilitating comparison within and to all other datasets within the Data-Planet repository.

Data-Planet joins other statistical product offerings on SAGE's list, including: 

  • SAGE Stats: interactive, statistical platform that provides vetted, hard-to-find data to students and academics to use when conducting social science research.
  • US Political Stats: a data download and visualization tool that aids researchers in finding and understanding data on the three branches of the U.S. Government (Legislative, Executive, and Judicial).