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Statistical Resources

This guide links to a multitude of governmental agencies that are responsible for producing statistics.

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Statistics by Subject

Government agencies serve as the primary source of U.S and international statistics.  This guide links to a multitude of governmental agencies that are responsible for producing statistics.  Click on the links below or tabs above for statistictical sources by subject.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

A great resource that provides access to a multitude of U.S. statistics is the Statistical Abstract of the United States, which is a compendium of statistics from a variety of government agencies.  The most current edition is available in the Reference section of the IUS Library (HA202 .A3 1950).  Older editions are available online (1878-2011) and in Reference (1950-present)

 

Also check out the relatively new Data.gov, which is a catalog of datasets from government agencies.