UN-Habitat Urban Data

Free, open access to data about cities worldwide. The data is analyzed, compiled and published by UN-Habitat’s Global Urban Observatory which supports governments, local authorities and CSOs to develop urban indicators, data and statistics. Statistics are collected through household surveys and censuses.

World Council on City Data (WCCD)

The WCCD is implementing ISO 37120 Sustainable Development of Communities: Indicators for City Services and Quality of Life, the new international standard; created by cities, for cities. The WCCD has developed the first ISO 37120 certification system and the Global Cities Registry™.

World Urban Database and Access Portal Tools (WUDAPT)

The WUDAPT initiative is a global, bottom up, self-organized effort to begin filling the data gaps needed to solve the global challenges of sustainable cities and communities, and as a guide to facilitate climate-based action.

Our World in Data

Produced at the Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development at the University of Oxford, this is an online publication that aims to provide a global overview of living conditions and to show long-term changes. The SDG Tracker presents data across all available indicators from the Our World in Data database to showcase progress towards SDGs globally.

UPR - SDG Data Explorer: Linking the Universal Periodic Review to sustainable development

Developed by the Danish Institute for Human Rights (DIHR) with inputs from UN OHCHR, this searchable database aims to allow users to check on progress on achieving both sustainable development and human rights goals worldwide using its visuals. The database links recommendations from the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) to the SDGs.

Urban Data Platform

Data sharing and visualization platform for European cities and regions produced by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre.

Visualizing Cities

This platform aims to bring together an interdisciplinary community and establish an exchange of knowledge and ideas on urban visualization projects from around the globe.