microdata.no – data access without application

microdata.no provides instant, online access to large amounts of detailed and mergeable microdata without any form of application.

The service is open to employees and students at universities and colleges, approved research institutions, ministries and directorates.

A four hour, free, digital course gets you started on microdata.no, or specialized in a topic. We also hold courses and lectures for individual institutions. Contact kurs@microdata.no if you want this for your institution.

  • No applications
  • Instant access
  • Time series from 1964
  • Export function. Create a dataset and apply for it.
  • Self-service. The institutions register their users themselves.

A collaboration between Sikt – Norwegian Agency for Shared Services in Education and Research, and Statistics Norway (SSB) 
About microdata.no

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Fall 22: Four introductory, six specialized and two video courses

The course offer in microdata.no continues through the fall term 2022with two courses on specific topics on a more advanced level and two types of introductory courses, one of which is aimed at participants with sparse programming experience. Earlier specialized courses will be available on video. The courses are in Norwegian. Courses in English on…
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New functionality spring 2022

Overview of new functionality made available during the first half of 2022. We have developed and made available new functionality this spring, in collaboration with users. Below follows a quick summary of key functionality rolled out in this period. Increased user-friendliness – more efficient workflows During March we launched a range of big and small…
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New recode tool

Microdata.no now has a new tool that simplifies larger recode operations. In microdata.no you can recode both numeric and alphanumeric variables. Users can freely define their own ranges and rules. In some situations it is useful to base recode rules on official classifications and/or reuse well defined correspondence tables when recoding. In script-mode you can…
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