First place to look for historic government statistics. Browse by topic or search by keyword and find tables on nearly any topic. Follow the source information to learn where to look next for similar statistics or data. Also a great source to learn about the major data-collecting agencies and programs in the U.S. government.
Includes not only the decennial (10-year) census but also the Economic Census, the Survey of Business Owners, the American Community Survey, and other major data sets. Most searchers will want to start at the "American Factfinder."
The International Data Base (IDB) offers a variety of demographic indicators for countries and areas of the world with a population of 5,000 or more. Funded by organizations that sponsor the research of the Census Bureau's International Programs Center for Demographic and Economic Studies
The U.S. Census Bureau conducts demographic, economic, and geographic studies of other countries and strengthens statistical development around the world through technical assistance, training, and software products.
UNdata is a single entry point that allows users to access a large number of UN databases either by browsing the data series or through a keyword search.
The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing 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.
Provides free and open access to data about development in countries around the world.
There also valuable tools to support research by journalists, academia and others, broadening understanding of global issues. This site is meant to provide all users with improved access to World Bank data and to make that data easier to find and use.
Contains records for datasets across the social sciences. Each record includes information about the author and institution as well as related peer-reviewed literature available in the Web of Knowledge.