Applied Political Research
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor - http://www.bls.gov/
The principal fact-finding agency for the U.S. Federal Government in the broad
field of labor economics and statistics.
The Federal Reserve Board - http://www.federalreserve.gov/
Economagic - http://www.economagic.com/
Generate charts from government data.
U.S. Census Bureau - http://www.census.gov/
The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's
people and economy, including statistics for industry, business, trade, transportation,
population, and housing.
- Economic information - http://www.census.gov/econ/www/index.html
- Current Industrial Reports - http://www.census.gov/cir/www/
The primary objective of the CIR program is to produce timely, accurate data
on production and shipments of selected products.
- American FactFinder - http://factfinder.census.gov/
In American FactFinder you can obtain data in the form of maps, tables, and
reports from a variety of Census Bureau sources.
- Economic Census - http://www.census.gov/econ/census02/
The Economic Census profiles American business every 5 years, from the national
to the local level.
- Statistical Abstract of the United States - http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/
The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the
authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political,
and economic organization of the United States.
- State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 1997/98 - http://www.census.gov/prod/3/98pubs/smadb-97.pdf
The State and Metropolitan Area Data Book features more than 1,500 data items
for the United States and individual states, counties and metropolitan areas.
- County and City Data Book - http://www.census.gov/prod/www/abs/ccdb07.html
Contains official population and housing data from the 2000 Census, plus business
and other data for all U.S. counties, cities with 25,000 or more inhabitants,
and places of 2,500 or more inhabitants.
- American Community Survey - http://factfinder.census.gov/home/en/acsdata.html
The ACS collects information such as age, race, income, commute time to work,
home value, veteran status, and other important data from U.S. households.
- USA Counties - http://censtats.census.gov/usa/usa.shtml
USA Counties features over 5,700 data items for the United States, States
- State and County QuickFacts - http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/
Facts about people, business, and geography.
- International Data Base (IDB) - http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/idbsum.html
The International Data Base (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical
tables of demographic data for 228 countries and areas of the world.
Historical Census Browser, University of Virginia - http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/
GPO/FDsys Access, America's Authentic Government Information - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
FDsys provides free online access to official Federal Government publications. Through FDsys, you are able to
- Search for documents and publications
FDsys provides advanced search capabilities and the ability to refine and narrow your search for quick access to the information you need.
- Browse for documents and publications
FDsys offers browsing by collection, Congressional committee, and date.
- Access metadata about documents and publications
FDsys presents information about Government publications in standard XML formats.
- Download documents and publications in multiple renditions or file formats
With FDsys, download a single file or download content and metadata packaged together in a compressed file.
Economic Data Briefing Room - http://www.whitehouse.gov/fsbr/esbr.html
The purpose of this service is to provide easy access to current Federal economic
Economic Report of the President - http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/
Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce - http://www.bea.gov/bea/dn/nipaweb/index.asp
Interactive access to National Income and Product Accounts Tables.
OFFSTATS, Official Statistics on the Web - http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/stats/offstats/
This site of statistics from official sources with current and time series data
is downloadable as text or spreadsheet files.
FedStats - http://www.fedstats.gov/
The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies.
Economic Indicators and Releases, National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
Statistical Resources on the Web, The University of Michigan Library
Comprehensive, annotated directory of the best resources for statistics on the
Web. The place to start when you want to find a good source for statistics on
STAT-USA/Internet - http://www.stat-usa.gov/
STAT-USA/Internet, a service of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is a single
point of access to authoritative business, trade, and economic information from
across the Federal Government.
Other Suggested Data Sources, State Univesity of New York-Oswego - http://www.oswego.edu/~economic/data.htm
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