We’ve gathered a selection of data resources which we hope you’ll find useful during the Data Dive taking place online on 22 and 23 October 2020.

Please note that some of the datasets (especially in the first section) require a UK Data Service account.

We’d welcome any suggestions to add to the list.

UK Data Service

COVID-19 Data producers

COVID-19 Survey in Five National Longitudinal Cohort Studies: Millennium Cohort Study, Next Steps, 1970 British Cohort Study and 1958 National Child Development Study, 2020

Understanding Society: COVID-19 Study, 2020

Welfare at a (social) Distance project

English Longitudinal Study of Ageing COVID-19 Study, Wave 1, 2020

Open data

Schools’ Responses to Covid-19: Key Findings from the Wave 1 Survey, 2020


Listening to Young Lives at Work: COVID-19 Phone Survey, First Call, 2020

Estimating the effects of non-pharmaceutical interventions on COVID-19 in Europe, model fit for Bayesian model 2020

UK Census

2011 Census (bulk download)

2011 and 2001 Census

1971-2001 Census

Boundary data for 1981 to 2011

Other resources

UK Data Service COVID-19 Theme page

Quarterly Labour Force Survey

NB: This data does not contain questions that specifically address COVID-19 but is a special release in response to the situation – to make Labour Market statistics from this time period available outside of the usual LFS calendar quarters.

UK Data Service Impact blog

British Red Cross Covid-19 Vulnerability Index Map

Covid-19 and data visualisations


Open charity data

A collection of data resources for handling small-area UK geography. Contains unique ids for different UK administrative and regional geographies.

Geographic account of the impact of Covid-19 on communities and local authorities. Helps organisations target responses to the pandemic in the UK


Official statistics


Coronavirus cases in the UK: daily updated statistics

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the UK

NHS England

COVID-19 Daily Deaths Data

NHS Digital Data Dashboards

Office for National Statistics

Coronavirus (COVID-19) latest data and analysis

CIS (COVID Infection Survey)

ONS Key workers: population and characteristics, 2019

Welsh Government

Coronavirus (COVID-19) related statistics and research


Additional resources for data on COVID-19


COVID-19 Longitudinal Research Hub

Further COVID-19 related resources

Health Data Research Innovation Gateway

HDRUK Health Data Research UK

COVID MINDS: Global mental health in the Covid-19 pandemic


COVID-19 and The Catalogue Of Mental Health Measures

Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children – Children of the 90s COVID-19 Questionnaire

The Wellcome Trust’s Covid-19 Questionnaire

UCL research on the psychological and social effects of Covid-19 in the UK

Born in Bradford – COVID-19 Study

Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA) – COVD-19 Study

Generation Scotland – CovidLife UK survey

Growing Up in New Zealand – COVID-19 digital survey

Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe – “SHARE Corona” survey

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

Catalogue Of Mental Health Measures


Some additional resources

COVID-19 Areas of Research Interest for the UK Parliament

NIHR questionnaire to understand the ongoing effects of Covid19