Utilization for General Social Survey, 1972-2010 [Cumulative File]

By default, the reports below show utilization for the last 12 months. To view a different range, please enter dates below.

Please note that this study was first released on 2011-08-05, and that our current reporting model only goes back three years (from today's date).

General Information

Unique Sessions

Data &
Any Datasets/Files 931 = 191 740   149


The numbers above are counts of unique sessions, not counts of how many files were downloaded. I.e., a value of 12 implies that users downloaded 1 or more files from the study as part of 12 discrete sessions/visits in this time period.

Please note that the numbers above do not include distribution of restricted-use or public-use data that are not web downloadable. E.g., data distributed on CD-ROM.

"SDA" refers to unique sessions by users analyzing data using Survey Documentation & Analysis, a web-based alternative to SAS, SPSS, and Stata.

Unique Users

Faculty Grad.
Undergrads Univ.
Other Anon.
Any Datasets/Files 759 = 69 103 56 5 16 510


All numbers in the table above are the number of unique users who downloaded one or more files from this study/dataset in the time period specified.

"Anon. Downloads" refers to users who download anonymously. Users who browse/download documentation files (only) are not required to login; some of our topical archives do not require login.

Please note that the numbers above do not include distribution of restricted-use or public-use data that are not web downloadable. E.g., data distributed on CD-ROM.

Downloads by Member Institutions

This study was downloaded by users at 86 institutions during the time period specified.

  • Arizona State University
  • Arkansas State University
  • Bates College
  • Brigham Young University
  • California State University at Bakersfield
  • California State University at Chico
  • California State University at Dominguez Hills
  • California State University at East Bay
  • California State University at Fresno
  • California State University at Fullerton
  • California State University at Northridge
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • Calvin College
  • Claremont Colleges
  • Colgate University
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell University
  • Creighton University
  • DePaul University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Florida Gulf Coast University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Illinois State University at Normal
  • Indiana University
  • James Madison University
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • Kent State University
  • Lehigh University
  • London School of Economics
  • McGill University
  • Miami University
  • Michigan State University
  • Middlebury College
  • Morehouse College
  • Morgan State University
  • Old Dominion University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Southern Methodist University
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • Swiss Foundation for Research in the Social Sciences (FORS)
  • Texas A&M University
  • The American University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • Union College
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Florida
  • University of Houston
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Kentucky
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota Duluth
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of New Orleans
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • University of Texas at Dallas
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
  • York University


Institutions are only listed when users from that institution authenticated/logged in. Non-authenticated members constitute a large portion of our users and are represented in the Unique Users/Unique Sessions tables, but not in the Downloads by Member Institutions table.

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