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The UK's largest digital collection of social sciences and population research data

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UK Data Archive

For general enquiries, please email or telephone us on +44 (0)1206 872001.

Questions relating to the UK Data Service, its data and resources

Our helpdesk form is designed to get your question directly to the experts most able to provide the answers you need. Use our get in touch support page.

Want to work with us?

Job opportunities based at the Archive are advertised on the University vacancies website and @UoE_Vacancies on Twitter.


The UK Data Archive upholds high standards of integrity and professionalism in all areas. We recognise the need to be responsive where these standards are challenged. Further information is available in our Complaints Procedure.

Visiting the UK Data Archive

The UK Data Archive is situated on the Colchester campus of the University of Essex in the Social Science Research Centre (SSRC) building. You can find details on how to get to the University of Essex on their how to get here web page.

Our address

UK Data Archive
University of Essex
Wivenhoe Park

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