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 3571 = 599 2972   408


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 3276 = 215 260 192 40 102 2467


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 209 institutions during the time period specified.

  • Arizona State University
  • Auburn University at Auburn
  • Bates College
  • Baylor University
  • Boise State University
  • Boston College
  • Boston University
  • Brigham Young University
  • California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo
  • California State University at Bakersfield
  • California State University at Chico
  • California State University at East Bay
  • California State University at Fresno
  • California State University at Fullerton
  • California State University at Long Beach
  • California State University at Los Angeles
  • California State University at Northridge
  • California State University at Sacramento
  • Calvin College
  • Carleton University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Carthage College
  • Claremont Colleges
  • Clemson University
  • Colgate University
  • College of Staten Island
  • College of William and Mary
  • College of Wooster
  • Colorado College
  • Colorado State University
  • Columbia University
  • Concordia University
  • Connecticut College
  • Cornell College
  • Cornell University
  • Creighton University
  • Dartmouth College
  • DePaul University
  • Depauw University
  • Dongguk University
  • Duke University
  • Eastern Michigan University
  • Emory University
  • Florida Atlantic University
  • Florida State University
  • George Mason University
  • George Washington University
  • Georgetown University
  • Georgia Southern University
  • Georgia State University
  • Gettysburg College
  • Grand Valley State University
  • Grinnell College
  • Hamline University
  • Harvard University
  • Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility (HACR)
  • Illinois State University at Normal
  • Indiana University
  • Iowa State University
  • Jackson State University
  • James Madison University
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
  • Keimyung University
  • Keio University
  • Kenyon College
  • Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
  • Korea University
  • Korean Social Science Data Center
  • Lee University
  • Lehigh University
  • Louisiana State University
  • Loyola Marymount University
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial University of Newfoundland
  • Miami University
  • Michigan State University
  • Montana State University
  • Mount Holyoke College
  • Mount St. Mary's College Los Angeles
  • National Research University - Higher School of Economics
  • New York University
  • North Carolina State University
  • Northeastern University
  • Northwestern University
  • Oberlin College
  • Ohio State University
  • Osaka University
  • Pennsylvania State University
  • Pepperdine University
  • Portland State University
  • Princeton University
  • Purdue University
  • Queen's University
  • Queens College (Flushing, NY)
  • Renmin University
  • Rice University
  • Rikkyo University
  • Rutgers-The State University of New Jersey
  • Ryerson University
  • Saginaw Valley State University
  • Saint Anselm College
  • Saint Louis University
  • Sam Houston State University
  • San Francisco State University
  • San Jose State University
  • Santa Clara University
  • Seoul National University
  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University
  • Sonoma State University
  • South Dakota State University
  • Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Southern Methodist University
  • St. Mary's College of Maryland
  • Stanford University
  • State University of New York at Albany
  • State University of New York at Binghamton
  • State University of New York at Buffalo
  • Swiss Foundation for Research in the Social Sciences (FORS)
  • Syracuse University
  • Temple University
  • Texas A&M University
  • The American University
  • The Brookings Institution
  • The College of New Jersey
  • The Graduate Center, The City University of New York
  • The Rand Corporation
  • Tohoku University
  • Towson University
  • Trinity College, Dublin
  • Tufts University
  • Tulane University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • United States Naval Academy
  • University College London
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • University of Amsterdam
  • University of Arizona
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California at Berkeley
  • University of California at Irvine
  • University of California at Los Angeles
  • University of California at San Diego
  • University of California at Santa Barbara
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • 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 Kentucky
  • University of Luxembourg
  • University of Maryland Baltimore County
  • University of Maryland College Park
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • University of Massachusetts at Boston
  • University of Memphis
  • University of Miami
  • University of Michigan
  • University of Minnesota
  • University of Missouri at Columbia
  • University of Missouri at St. Louis
  • University of Nebraska at Lincoln
  • University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • University of New Brunswick
  • University of New Hampshire
  • University of New Mexico
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of North Dakota
  • University of North Texas
  • University of Notre Dame
  • University of Oklahoma
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • University of Puget Sound
  • University of Saskatchewan
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of South Florida
  • University of Southern California
  • 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 Wisconsin at Eau Claire
  • University of Wisconsin at Madison
  • University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin at Oshkosh
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Villanova University
  • Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam
  • Wake Forest University
  • Wellesley College
  • West Virginia University
  • Western Kentucky University
  • Western Michigan University
  • Wittenberg University
  • Wright State University
  • Xavier University of Louisiana
  • Yale University
  • Yonsei 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.