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County Business and Demographics - US Census Bureau County Business and Demographics demograhic and business pattern data from the U.S. Census Bureau
European Social Survey European Social Survey Offers survey data from surveys conducted by the European Social Survey regarding social issues such as cultural norms and behavior patterns.
Eurostat Eurostat The National Statistics Institute, enlarged European Union, candidate countries and EFTA provide statistical data for the European Union. Eurostat provides access to publications, tables, graphs, maps, and much more.
Easy Stats, a Census Gov site Easy Stats Data derived from the American Community Survey and the Census Bureau are more quickly and easily accessed on this site.
  Gapminder: Unveiling the Beauty of Statistics for a Fact Based World View Gapminder is a visual presentation of data and statistics. Peruse graphs and charts on the topics of child health, climate, disasters, economy, education, family, global trends, hiv, and more.
  NCYdata Statistical data on New York city ranging from demographics to financial information to sports, generated from federal, state, municipal and private sources.
Social Explorer Social Explorer This is the free version of Oxford's premium e-resource by the same name. It is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to modern and historical census data and demographic information. The easy-to-use web interface facilitates the creation of fast, intuitive, and illustrative maps and reports that aid visual analysis and understanding of demography and social change throughout history. The site currently includes data from the entire US Census from 1790 to 2000, all annual updates from the American Community Survey to 2008, original Census tract-level estimates for 2006 and 2007, the Religious Congregations and Membership Study from 1980 to 2000, and 2002 Carbon Emissions Data from the Vulcan Project. You can customize, save, print, and email maps and reports, and export them to a variety of programs and statistical packages for further analysis and use. This free version is scaled down from the subscription product, but you will still find access to hundreds of maps and reports.
  StatLib Hosted by Carnegie Mellon's Statistics Department, StatLib is a system for distributing statistical software, datasets, and information by electronic mail, FTP and WWW.
Statistical Assessment Service - STATS Statistical Assessment Service (STATS) is a "nonprofit nonpartisan organization" interested in promoting a better understanding of statistical information.
  Statistical Resources on the Web Search in over 250 categories for statistics from government documents. Information provided from the University of Michigan Library.
UNdata UNdata The UN's Statistical Division provides searchable data from 55 million records from UN agencies and offers statistics on a variety of different topics.
World Databank World Databank Development data including world development indicators, education statistics, gender statistics, health, nutrition and population statistics, proverty and inequality statistics, and more.
Statistics from the World Wide Web Virtual Library WWW Virtual Library: Statistics An enormous amount of information of interest to statistics educators at all levels.
Zanran Numberical Data Search Zanran Numerical Data Search Web search tool for data presented in charts, graphs or tables.

Government Agencies
  FedStats Access official statistics collected and published by more than 70 Federal agencies.
  ChildStats.gov Official web site of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.
National Center for Education Statistics Encyclopedia of ED Statistics brings together data from several National Center for Education Statistics (NCTE) sources.
Bureau of Labor Statistics Bureau of Labor Statistics

Provides access to statistics related to social and economic conditions of the U.S., such as wages, consumer spending, safety, productivity, unemployment, and more. Search by topic, region, or state.

Data.gov Data.gov

The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. A priority Open Government Initiative, Data.gov increases the public's ability to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Descriptions of the Federal datasets are provided as well as information about how to access the datasets. A primary goal of Data.gov is to improve access to Federal data and expand creative use of those data beyond the walls of government by encouraging innovative ideas (e.g., web applications). Data.gov strives to make government more transparent and is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government.


Population Data

Population Policy Research & Studies: Selected Resources Available Through the Internet Descriptions of and links to some of the major Internet sites on demographic and population studies.
Population Reference Bureau
Population Reference Bureau informs people around the world about population, health and the environment.
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau Look here first for census data.
U.S. Census Bureau
Statistical Abstract of the United States

is the standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States, designed to serve as a guide to other statistical publications and sources. The latter function is served by the introductory text to each section, the source note appearing below each table, and Appendix I, which comprises the Guide to Sources of Statistics, the Guide to State Statistical Abstracts, and the Guide to Foreign Statistical Abstracts. Now searchable with a Google-powered search box. Excel spreadsheets allow site users to manipulate data.

U.S. Historical Census Browser Offers statistics describing the people and the economy for each state and county of the United States from 1790 to 1960.
Population Index on the Web
Population Index Indexes information of interest to demographers. The entire database for 1986-1999 is available online and can be searched by author, subject matter, geographical region and year of publication.

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