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Populism Public Opinion Surveys (Stanford Global Populisms Project)
Survey items include: how represented do the respondents feel, the need for popular control of formal institutions, evaluations of elites, immigrants, and formal institutions, along with a battery of standard demographic and partisanship questions. These surveys were run in Austria, Canada, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, and the United States in the fall of 2018.
Votes for Populists (Stanford Global Populisms Project)
Dataset of all national political parties and politicians classified as populist and their electoral support from 1945 to 2020, in Europe, Latin America, and Asia
The PopuList: An Overview of Populist, Far Right, Far Left and Eurosceptic Parties in Europe
European parties from 31 countries that can be classified as populist, far right, far left and/or Eurosceptic since 1989.
Populism Tracker (The Progressive Post)
Provide an overview of populism in each EU member state. Graph & map showing popularity of the populist parties among the likely voters of a country.
Team Populism Data
Datasets from Team Populism, which brings together scholars from Europe and the Americas to study the causes and consequences of populism.
Chapel Hill Expert Surveys (CHES)
The Chapel Hill expert surveys (CHES) estimate party positioning on European integration, ideology and policy issues for national parties in a variety of European countries. The first survey was conducted in 1999, with subsequent waves in 2002, 2006, 2010, 2014, and 2019.
Economic & Democracy Indicators
EU Statistics & Opinion Polls
Repository of all official EU statistics, including on GDP per capita, economic growth, unemployment rate, employment rate, inflation rate, immigration, and asylum. Also provides links to public opinion data.
EBRD Economic Data
Provides data on transition indicators, GDP, employment, interest rates and other macroeconomic data for transition countries.
Freedom House Ratings
Freedom House is an independent watchdog organization that produces yearly country indicies on Freedom in the World, Freedom of the Press, Freedom on the Net, and others.
Fragile States Index
Data and reports from The Fund for Peace highlighting the normal pressures that all states experience and identifying when those pressures are pushing a state towards the brink of failure.
Varieties of Democracy V-DEM Datasets
Dataset including indicators, indicies, and expert ratings on five high-level principles of democracy: electoral, liberal, participatory, deliberative, and egalitarian, covering 202 countries from 1789-2019.
Public Opinion Data
Provides reports of attitudes of European Union member countries' citizens.
European Values Study
A large-scale, cross-national, repeated cross-sectional survey research program on basic human values.
EBRD Life in Transition Survey
Surveys carried out by the ERBD and the World Bank to understand people in transitional countries attitudes towards economics, politics and the role of government.
Post-communist Countries Barometer
Provides public opinion polls for Russia, Eastern Europe, South-Eastern Europe and Baltic Countries from the 1990s forward.
World Values Survey
Contains sets of surveys of people throughout the world capturing their beliefs and values.