Utilization for General Social Survey, 1972-2012 [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 2013-09-11, and that our current reporting model only goes back three years (from today's date).

General Information

Unique Sessions

Data &
Any Datasets/Files 2056 = 532 1524   143


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 1784 = 145 196 176 26 80 1161


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 154 institutions during the time period specified.

  • Baruch College
  • Boston College
  • Brigham Young University
  • Bryn Mawr College
  • California State University Channel Islands
  • California State University at Chico
  • California State University at Fresno
  • California State University at Fullerton
  • California State University at Long Beach
  • California State University at Northridge
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • Carleton University
  • Carthage College
  • Case Western Reserve University
  • City College
  • Claremont Colleges
  • Clark University
  • Clemson University
  • Colorado College
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Connecticut College
  • Cornell College
  • Dartmouth College
  • Davidson College
  • Dongguk University
  • Duke University
  • Emory University
  • Erasmus University Rotterdam
  • Florida State University
  • Fudan University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia State University
  • Harvard University
  • Haverford College
  • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)
  • Hunter College
  • Illinois State University at Normal
  • Indiana University
  • Institut D`Etudes Politiques (France)
  • John Carroll University
  • Kansai University
  • Kenyon College
  • Laval Universite
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • McMaster University
  • McMurry University
  • Miami University
  • Middlebury College
  • Mississippi State University
  • New York University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Old Dominion University
  • Osaka University
  • Portland State University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Queen's University
  • Renmin University
  • Rice University
  • Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
  • Saint Louis University
  • Saint Olaf College
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seoul National University
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Southern Methodist University
  • Spelman College
  • St. Lawrence University
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York at Albany
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • Swarthmore College
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Texas A&M University
  • Texas Womans University
  • The American University
  • The College of New Jersey
  • The Rand Corporation
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University College London
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of California at Irvine
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of California at Santa Barbara
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado, Denver
  • University of Connecticut
  • University of Delaware
  • University of Florida
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Iowa
  • University of Leiden
  • University of Massachusetts at Boston
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri at St. Louis
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of New Haven
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Alabama
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • University of Rhode Island
  • University of Rochester
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of South Florida
  • University of St. Thomas (Minnesota)
  • University of Texas at Arlington
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • University of Texas at San Antonio
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Vermont
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Waterloo
  • University of West Georgia
  • University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Western Washington University
  • Wilfrid Laurier University
  • Wright State University
  • Yale 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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