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General

FedStats [?]

Collection of statistics from over 100 U.S. government agencies. Search by state or subject (environment, crime, demographics, economy, etc.).

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Agriculture

Economic Research Service (USDA) [?]

Research and economic information from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Foreign Agricultural Service [?]

Includes market and commodity reports, as well as U.S. import and export data.

National Agricultural Statistics Service [?]

Agricultural statistics available at the U.S. state or national level.

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Business and Economics

U.S. National Debt Clock [?]

Find out the current U.S. National Debt and locate related news articles.

Statistics of U.S. Businesses [?]

Current and historical data for most U.S. business, organized geographically, by industry type, and by enterprise size. Includes payroll and employment data.

The White House: Briefing Room [?]

Current news about government activity related to economic concerns.

Economic Indicators. United States Congress [?]

Monthly publication on economic indicators, includes information on gross domestic product, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics. Coverage from 1998-present.

National Bureau of Economic Research [?]

Searchable site with variety of new research and popular papers covering Industry, Economics, Trade, Demographics, and more.

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis [?]

Provides economic data organized by national, regional, international, and industry. Includes reports on Gross Domestic Products (GDP).

Census Bureau Economic Programs [?]

Provides links to economic census and economic indicators by sector or by geography.

Economic Indicators [?]

U.S. Census Bureau data on economic indicators, including the housing market, manufacturing, retail, and more.

Economic Census [?]

Provides business data for 1997, 2002, and 2007 census by sector or survey set.

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Criminal Justice

Bureau of Justice Statistics [?]

Statistics on crime, criminals, and victims, as well as information about law enforcement, and courts and sentencing.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics Online [?]

Uses information from over 100 sources to create data tables covering: criminal justice characteristics; public opinion; crime and victims; arrests and seizures; courts, prosecution, and sentencing, and; parole, jails, prisons, and the death penalty.

Federal Bureau of Investigation, Uniform Crime Reports [?]

Special reports and statistics compiled from over 17,000 law enforcement agencies. Includes statistics on hate crime, law enforcement officers killed or assaulted, and general crime statistics.

National Criminal Justice Reference Service [?]

Alphabetical indexing of data on topics ranging from abduction to youth gangs--you can click on your topic to find statistics related to that category.

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Demographics

American FactFinder [?]

Provides population, housing, economic, geographic data for the U.S.

U.S. Census Bureau [?]

Statistics on population, geography, or business and industry. Also provides links to current news coverage on related issues.

Census Reporter [?]

"Census Reporter is a Knight News Challenge-funded project to make it easier for journalists to write stories using information from the U.S. Census bureau. Place profiles and comparison pages provide a friendly interface for navigating data, including visualizations for a more useful first look."

Selected Historical Decennial Census: Population and Housing Counts [?]

Historical population and housing counts for the U.S. from 1790 - 1990.

State and County QuickFacts [?]

Provides economic, geographic, and demographic information at the local, state, and national levels.

Statistical Abstract of the United States [?]

A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

USA Counties [?]

Features over 6000 data sets for U.S. states and counties, including the following general topics: age, agriculture, ancestry, banking, building permits, business patterns, crime, earnings, education, elections, employment, government, health, households, housing, income, labor force, manufactures, population, poverty, retail trade, social programs, veterans, vital statistics, water use, and wholesale trade.

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Education

National Center for Education Statistics [?]

Provides data from reports and studies from all levels of education in the U.S.

Library Statistics Program [?]

Includes surveys from Academic Libraries and School Libraries. Some of the topics covered include collections, expenditures, services, and staffing.

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Energy

Energy Information Administration [?]

Provides statistics, forecasts, and analyses for a variety of energy sources, including petroleum, coal, electricity, nuclear, renewable, etc.

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Health

National Center for Health Statistics [?]

Find statistical information on disease and conditions, health care and insurance, injuries, life stages and populations, and lifestyles in the U.S.

National Vital Statistics System [?]

Containts data that is provided through contracts between NCHS and vital registration systems operated in the various jurisdictions legally responsible for the registration of vital events – births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and fetal deaths. Includes statistics, data, and resources for further exploration.

SAMHSA-Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration [?]

Provides the latest national data on 1)alcohol, tobacco, marijuana and other abuse, 2)drug related emergency department episodes and medical examiner cases, and 3)the nation’s substance abuse Treatment system.

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Income

Internal Revenue Service Tax Statistics [?]

A wide range of tables, articles, and data that describe and measure elements of the U.S. tax system. Find information about the financial composition of individuals, business taxpayers, tax-exempt organizations, etc.

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International

United Nations Statistics Division [?]

Collects statistics and indicators in a variety of fields, including the Millennium Development Goals.

Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) [?]

(CSIS) provides strategic insights and policy solutions to decision-makers in government, international institutions, the private sector, and civil society. A bipartisan, nonprofit organization headquartered in Washington, DC, CSIS conducts research and analysis and develops policy initiatives that look into the future and anticipate change.

CIA World Factbook [?]

Provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.

World’s Women 2000: Trends and Statistics [?]

Provides statistics and indicators in the fields of population, women and men in families, health, education, work, and political decision making.

Statistical Agencies (International) [?]

Listing and links of international agencies, compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Foreign Trade Statistics [?]

Find trade statistics, including foreign trade numbers, country balances, and top lending partners.

International Justice Statistics [?]

Statistics and comparisons on crime internationally. Provides textual profile of justice systems in 45 countries.

International Data Base, Census Bureau [?]

Get demographic and socio-economic population information for over 200 countries. Coverage goes back to 1950 and includes forecasts for up to the year 2050.

World Population Counter [?]

Find out the current population of the world, or check the population count on any given day since 1970.

Population Reference Bureau [?]

Search for U.S. data by state or for international data by country to find socio-economic and demographic statistics on topics like population trends, education, environment, health, HIV/AIDS, and reproductive health.

Foreign Labor Statistics [?]

Provides international comparisons of hourly compensation costs; productivity and unit labor costs; labor force, employment and unemployment rates; and consumer prices. The comparisons relate primarily to the major industrial countries, but other countries are included in certain measures.

International Labour Organization [?]

Covers information on the characteristics of the employed and unemployed international population, including incomes, occupations, status, income/expenditures, and more.

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Labor

U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics [?]

Find statistics and news reports on inflation and prices, unemployment, pay and benefits, productivity, workplace injuries, and more.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Geography [?]

Find local, regional, and state statistics on inflation and prices, unemployment, pay and benefits, productivity, workplace injuries, and more.

Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey [?]

A monthly survey of households conducted by the Bureau of Census for the Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides a comprehensive body of data on the labor force, employment, unemployment and persons not in the labor force.

Small Business Administration Economic Statistics and Research [?]

Provides statistics and indicators for small business in the United States.

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Military

U.S. Dept. of Defense [?]

Includes current military reports and news, speeches, publications, and information available to the public via the Freedom of Information Act.

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Religion

Adherents.com [?]

A growing collection of over 43,870 adherent statistics and religious geography citations: references to published membership/adherent statistics and congregation statistics for over 4,200 religions, churches, denominations, religious bodies, faith groups, tribes, cultures, movements, ultimate concerns, etc.

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Science

National Science Foundation, Div. of Science Resources Statistics [?]

Publications, data, and analyses about the nation’s science and engineering resources, includes topics of Education, Industry, International, Research and Development, etc.

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Social Work

Administration for Children & Families (ACF) [?]

Part of the Dept. of Human Services, the ACF includes links to several statistical reports on policy and planning, including statistics on adoption/foster care, Head Start programs, and child abuse.

Child Abuse Statistics and Research Reference Guide for Social Workers [?]

From the University of New England, this site includes National Child Abuse Statistics, State and National Statistics for Child Abuse & Neglect, a Child Maltreatment Fact Sheet, and links to additional resources on courts, abuse, prevention, and more.

Childinfo.org [?]

Includes international statistics on topics including: HIV/Aids, education, and infant mortality.

Children’s Defense Fund (CDF) [?]

Covers child poverty, children’s health, and education--includes reports, charts, and studies.

Disability-Online Resource Centre [?]

Covers all areas that relate to Disability including health, medical, social, employment, family and personal areas. Includes statistics, resources, services, and standards.

Domestic Violence & Intimate Partner Abuse [?]

From the American Bar Association, this site provides statistics to a variety of abuse topics, including: domestic violence, stalking, sexual assault, trafficking, and more. Additionally, it provides links to the original source documents that contain additional information.

Family law from Divorce Net [?]

Offers state-specific resources on child support, custody issues and divorce.

National Data Archive on Child Abuse & Neglect [?]

Includes the Census of Juveniles in Residential Placement and additional data sets for analysis.

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Transportation

U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics [?]

Provides statistics about the U.S. transportation system, travel, and the movement of goods. Includes quick facts and new releases.

Office of Airline Information [?]

Provides airline data and statistics, including information about flight delays, fuel consumption, and safety.