Data Producers Summary

Project Source Data Source Data Producers License with Data Producer
USA U.S. censuses and the American Community Survey (ACS) U.S. Census Bureau,, Family Search, IPUMS, and other organizations License with, agreement with Family Search, all other data in the public domain
NHGIS U.S. decennial censuses, the American Community Survey (ACS), U.S. agricultural censuses, U.S. County Business Patterns, and other data collections U.S. Census Bureau and other government agencies, academic research groups Primarily public use data, plus agreements with research groups
International International population censuses and labor force surveys National statistical agencies and other data partners Memoranda of Understanding Example
IHGIS International population and agricultural censuses National statistical agencies Public-use data
CPS U.S. Current Population Survey (CPS) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau Public use files, plus agreement with Unicon for some data and metadata
NHIS National Health Interview Survey U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Public-use data
MEPS Medical Expenditure Panel Survey Household Component (MEPS-HC) U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Public-use data
DHS Demographic and Health Surveys The Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) Program Agreement with ICF International, producers of DHS (under contract from USAID)
PMA Performance Monitoring for Action (PMA) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Johns Hopkins University Agreement as part of collaboration
ATUS American Time Use Survey (ATUS) U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Public-use data
AHTUS Time use studies and ATUS Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford Agreement as part of grant collaboration
MTUS Multinational Time Use Study Centre for Time Use Research, University of Oxford Agreement as part of grant collaboration
Higher Ed Scientist and Engineers Statistical Data System (SESTAT) U.S. National Science Foundation Public-use data
Terra IPUMS International, international population censuses, climate and land use/land cover data from several sources Academic and government organizations Agreements with data producers and public-use aggregate census data