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Statistical Resources

  • American Factfinder (U.S. Census Bureau) – Source of population, housing, economic, and geographic data within the U.S. Information provided on national, state, and local level.
  • Bureau of Business and EconomicResearch (BBER), UNM – Socioeconomic and demographic databases and links to University, State and Federal data sources.
  • GeoHive: Global Population Statistics – Statistics on human population, including population of regions, countries, provinces and cities. Also economic factors like wealth and infostructure. The site is divided into three main parts. One dealing with the whole world and its regions, a second with all major countries separately and a third with rankings (the most, largest, longest, wealthiest, etc.).
  • CDC National Center for Health Statistics – National statistics related to health, disease, aging, disability and mortality, as well as to the use of health care. Links also to state and territory access information for vital records such as births, deaths, marriages, and divorces.
  • CIA World Fact Book – Contains country profiles for most nations, including information about geography, politics, people, environmental issues, economy, communications, transportation systems, and transnational issues. Maps available.
  • Federal Aviation Administration – Statistics available on aviation safety, on-time flights, delayed flights, etc. Information also on certification of people, aircraft, airports and equipment in aviation. Also Federal Aviation Regulations and Directives.
  • National Center for Education Statistics – NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the United States and other nations. Includes search tools for finding specific colleges, high schools, and elementary schools, both private and public. Includes school district demographic and financial information, as well as data on public and academic libraries.
  • National Priorities Project Database – The NPP Database offers data on socio-economic needs and federal expenditures.
  • Stateline.org – Site founded to help journalists, policy makers and engaged citizens become better informed about innovative public policies at the state level. Issues covered include anti-terrorism, campaign finance, crime and the courts, education, election reform, healthcare, land use, politics, taxes, budgets, utility deregulation, and welfare reform.
  • Statistical Resources on the Web – Meta-index to statistical web sites and individual statistical publications arranged by broad subject category from the University of Michigan Documents Center.
  • U.S. Census Bureau – U.S. Census 2000 information available in many areas. Other state and federal statistics available.
  • U.S. State Fact Sheets (Economic Research Center) – Provide information on population, employment, income, farm characteristics, and farm financial indicators for each state in the United States.