APA Examples - Data - Statistical data generated from a statistical database

See this example properly formatted in the QUT Cite tool.


Standard in-text citation examples are in Getting started - In-text citation.

Reference List


Author, A. A. (Year). Title [Description]. Source. http://xxxxx


Passport. (2018). [Market sizes: Irons: 2003-2011] [Data file]. Passport database.

Economist Intelligence Unit. (2018). JAPAN - Selected series from 2010 to 2015 [Data file]. Retrieved February 14, 2018, from EIU Country Data database.


Use this format for data that you have generated by manipulating datasets in a statistical database or website.

Statistical data like this will probably not have proper titles. If there is no title, describe the dataset inside square brackets but do not italicise.

Include the retrieval date if the data may change.

You can include a URL if it is stable and accessible.

See also Statistical report from a database.