UK Data Archive

Link to database


You need to register for a username and password before accessing the data. To do this you need to follow these steps:

  1. Select Login via UK Federation, select 'University of Salford' from the drop down list and enter username and password.
  2. Register on the online form, using your @salford or @edu.salford email address
  3. Receive a confirmation email
  4. Visit the web page contained in the email, by clicking on the link provided.


The UK Data Archive (UKDA) is curator of the largest collection of digital data in the social sciences and humanities in the UK. It is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Joint Information Systems Committee of the Higher Education Funding Councils and the University of Essex. Founded in 1967, it now houses several thousand datasets of interest to researchers in all sectors and from many different disciplines.