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Physics: Statistics


This page will help you find library resources and other reliable information sources on statistics to support your work at the University whether you are researching for an assignment or conducting research for your Masters or PhD. 


This portal is designed to help new academics and students learn SPSS:

IBM SPSS Demos and Tutorials


Books in the Library

Here are some examples of books in the library on statisitcs:

Maths and Statistics Support

Maths and Statistics Support 

Maths and Stats drop-in sessions available in the Library: 
  • Term-time
  • 10:00-13:00
  • Level D, Hugh Owen Library (next to vending area)

The Maths and Statistics support service is run by the Department of Mathematics. 

Welsh Statistics

Welsh Government Statistics Access to topic areas for the Welsh Government statistics

Statswales Freely available official data on Wales (general).

UK Statistics

Animal and Plant Health Agency statistics on animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy.

Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA):

  • DEFRA publishes national and official statistics relating to the environment, rural communities, food, farming and biosecurity.

IBIS World a great resource for company and industry sector information and statistics

Neighbourhood Statistics Official UK government local statistics.  Reports available using postcode searches

Office for National Statistics Online Access to UK official statistics (2008 onwards)

Organic Farming Statistics Statistics about organic farming in the UK.

UK Data Service UK's Largest collection of UK and international social, economic and population data.

UK National Statistics Publication Hub   Gateway to UK National Statistics

International Statistics

Europa: Agriculture and Rural Development

  • European agricultural statistics from the European Union web site

European Union - Open Data Portal  Access to European Union data.

World Factbook Overview of all countries providing brief descriptions of many aspects including people, government, economy and transport.

Quandl Time-series datasets from 400 sources. Includes oil prices, exchange rates, unemployment and world stock markets.

Guide to freely available international data resources Links to official national, regional and international statistical websites.

United Nations UN Data Explorer Free access to the world's major international statistics from the United Nations including the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

United Nations Statistical Commission Statistics on the economy, environment, population, society and trade. 

UNWTO Tourism Statistics Up-to-date tourism statistics from around the world.

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service