- Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics
This site provides an A to Z listing of over 70 U.S. federal government agencies producing statistics. Use MapStats to retrieve state statistics.
- American FactFinder
American FactFinder gives data on state, county, community, or congressional districts based on 1990 census data. Under the 'Industry and Business Facts' section users can access economic stats for the nation or by state.
- Population Reference Bureau DataFinder
Searchable database which contains data for population, education, employment, environment and health variables. Includes World data with statistics for more than 220 countries and United States data for each of the fifty states with some data available for metropolitan/nonmetropolitan areas.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
From the U.S. Department of Commerce, this site is organized into 4 sections: National, International, Regional, and Industries and Economics. Gives current and historical data and analyses. Find statistical tables covering gross domestic products, personal income, trade and investment. Good for tracking and analysis of economic issues in the U.S.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
Click on other statistical sites at the bottom of the page to receive even more U.S. and international statistics links.
- Statistical Abstracts of the United States
Produced by the U.S. Census Bureau, this page contains U.S. and international data, state and county profiles and state rankings. Adobe Acrobat Reader or Microsoft Excel software may be needed to view some information from the site.
- EPA - EnvironFacts
This site, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, offers data on such subjects as hazardous waste, risk management plans, brownfields, etc.
- National Center for Health Statistics
This site includes health trends and statistics from the Department of Health and Human Services.
Provides statistical reports on the status of U.S. children and their families. Coverage includes population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education. From the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. Some reports require Adobe Acrobat Reader.
- KIDS COUNT
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. It is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. Statistics include information on: poverty, health, education, employment, youth risk factors and much more.
- Federal Agencies with Statistical Programs
Listing of federal groups that maintain statistics. Each agency has a short description, contact information and a quick link to key statistics.
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- Global Statistics
This site provides a large collection of statistics ranging from country profiles (including provinces and main cities) to world statistics on such things as population, gross domestic product, major airports, rivers and religions. Click on the "Charts" section to receive a listing of the largest, longest, highest, etc. in the world.
- OFFSTATS: Official Statistics on the Web
This site offers an invaluable, centralized collection of links to free, official statistics resources. This is a very comprehensive, useful, and well maintained site. Maintained by the University of Auckland Library's OFFSTATS, the site arranges statistics sources alphabetically in three sections--by country, region, and subject.
This site gathers statistics from 24 separate databases from the United Nations and makes them all accessible through one search interface. When a data set is located, the user is presented with an option to preview the data. The data can then be customized using country or area and time period filters. Researchers can select which columns they would like to be displayed and decide how they would like the elements to be sorted. There is also an option to “link to this page,” so that a permanent URL will be created for the data.
- UNICEF Statistics
Select a country or region to retrieve information on population, mortality rate, immunization, water and sanitation, education, reproductive health, etc.
- United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) Gender Statistics Website
Developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, in collaboration with National Statistical Offices in the ECE region, this site was launched in October 2000 to bring together both gender statistics and policies focusing on the production, dissemination and use of gender related data. In addition to statistics, this site outlines some of the main gender issues relevant to the region, and provides examples of policies and other initiatives.
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