Research Data Center Ruhr at the RWI


The FDZ Ruhr provides regional and micro data. Here you can get an overview on the provided data. For further information please use the respective links.

Regional data – RWI-GEO

We provide regional data mainly on the 1km² grid level. Most data is available as longitudinal data for several years.

Micro Data – RWI-MICRO

We provide several micro data that cover a wide field of subjects. These data result from research projects of the RWI.

Data Archive

The data sets at the Data Archive are relatively old and not updated any longer. However, usage is still possible Further information can be found through the respective DOI. Please contact us for any resulting questions: .

More Information


If you have any questions about our services, individual data records or applications for use, please feel free to contact us at any time:

If you have any questions regarding data protection, please send them to Rüdiger Budde: