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Online Global Statistical Resources
Population Reference Bureau
The Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health, and the environment. They focus around four "core themes": Reproductive Health and Fertility; Children and Families; Population and the Environment; and Population Futures—Aging, Inequality and Poverty, Migration and Urbanization, and Gender.
Contains over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes including Agriculture, Crime, Education, Employment, Energy, Environment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Human Development, Industry, Information and Communication Technology, National Accounts, Population, Refugees, Tourism, Trade, as well as the Millennium Development Goals indicators.
Online US Statistical Resources
Historical Statistics of the United States
Topics ranging from migration and health to crime and the Confederate States of America are each placed in historical context; allows users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets (1774- census 2000).
ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 500,000 files of research in the social sciences. It hosts 16 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields.
Kids Count Data Center
A project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation, KIDS COUNT is the premier source for data on child and family well-being in the United States. Access hundreds of indicators, download data and create reports and graphics on the KIDS COUNT Data Center that support smart decisions about children and families.
National Center for Education Statistics - Common Core of Data
Fiscal and non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts and state education agencies in the United States.
Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does so by conducting public opinion polling and social science research; by reporting news and analyzing news coverage; and by holding forums and briefings. It does not take positions on policy issues.
Social Security Statistics
The Social Security Agency's source for retirement and disability research and Old Age, Survivor's and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income program statistics.
Statistical Abstracts of the United States
The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a one-volume, comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web
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