The European Data Portal harvests the metadata of Public Sector Information available on public data portals across European countries. Information regarding the provision of data and the benefits of re-using data is also included. As of August 2022, the portal has nearly 200 catalogs from nearly 40 countries, amounting to approximately 1.5 million datasets.

You can search for datasets here and filter by catalog, category, publisher, and other identifiers. Searching for datasets using the SPARQL query language is also an option.

Note: The data.europa academy provides many learning opportunities, including a course on Searching data with SPARQL.

Finally, the European Data Portal has many statistics detailing the growth of open data throughout Europe. You can find statistics and examples of open data usage in specific countries here.

Charts like the one shown below detail the growth of open data throughout Europe.

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