About data.sfgov.org

About the Data Portal

The Open Data Portal (https://data.sfgov.org) is is provided by the City and County of San Francisco to enhance open government, transparency, and accountability by improving access to data. The Open Data Portal is a one-stop destination for all approved City data that will help constituents make better use of information. This new ease of access will lead to innovation in how residents interact with government, resulting in social and economic benefits for the City.

The following links provide help for novice data explorers as well as seasoned application developers:

Other Questions:


I've searched but can't find what I'm looking for, how do I suggest a new dataset? 

The option to suggest a new data set is at the bottom of the search pages. Use the "Suggest" link and provide the details of the suggested data sets. The request will be reviewed by and routed to the correct department to determine the feasibility of providing the suggested data. The direct link to suggest a data set is: https://data.sfgov.org/nominate


How can I publish my data?

This data portal contains City and County data, so only City or County employees can publish data to the portal. If you are an employee and have registered using your City email address, request access to publish data.


My question wasn't answered in any of the other links, what next?

You can search the Knowledge Base and Community Forums for the Open Data Portal. 

If you still need help, use our on line form and we will contact you with more information.


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