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- American FactFinder (U.S. Census Bureau)
A searchable database for population, housing, economic, and geographic data
- ARDA: American Religion Data Archive
A project funded by the Lilly Endowment, Inc. and acts to preserve quantitative data on American religion... and to allow comparisons across data files. Includes data on churches and church membership, religious professionals, and religious groups.
- Available Data Sources: American Sociological Association
Listing of large-scale data sets available for public use, assembled by the ASA.
- Baseball Reference
Major League Baseball Statistics and History.
- Bureau of Justice Statistics
Compilation of various stats coming out of the Dept. of Justice: Crime & Victims; Law Enforcement; Prosecution; Criminal Offenders, etc.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
Includes information on unemployment, earnings, productivity, consumer prices, work stopages, employee benefits, and occupational injuries.
- Bureau of Transportation Statistics
The statistics gathering arm of the federal Department of Transportion. Stated mission:"to lead in developing transportation data and information of high quality, and to advance their effective use in both public and private transportation decisionmaking."
- CDC Wonder
Wide-ranging OnLine Data for Epidemiologic Research -- With CDC WONDER you can: Search for and read published documents on public health concerns, including reports, recommendations and guidelines, articles and statistical research data published by CDC.
This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.
- Compare Minnesota
Comparative data between Minnesota and other states on many topics.
- Consumer Expenditure Survey
The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) program consists of two surveys, the quarterly Interview Survey and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics. The survey data are collected for the Bureau of Labor Statistics by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of Data.gov.
- Datanet - Minnesota
Summarized statistical information designed to serve Minnesota's governments, businesses, schools, nonprofit agencies and citizens. The system contains statistics about social, economic and demographic conditions in Minnesota.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions.
- Facts and Figures (MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development (DEED))
Includes: Business trends, recent highlights, labor market information, "Compare Minnesota", and reasons why Minnesota is a great place to grow a business. Contains a collection of links to economic and business information.
Provides data on family and religious practice and analysis of their role in maintaining civil society in America. Briefs, Reports, and Videos are organized in eight major topics, from Marriage & Family to Economic Well-Being to Community Involvement. Charts provide a quick reference for some of the most important data trends in America today. Produced by the Heritage Foundation.
Provides access to statistics collected from more than 100 agencies in the U.S. Federal Government
- Gallup Organization: Gallup Poll News Service
- Global Health--Office of Global Health Affairs
This site addresses global health, and, more importantly, the link between domestic and international health issues.
- IMF Data & Statistics
Statistics from the International Monetary Fund.
Compare the most up-to-date statistical data for the Member States of the United Nations.
- Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
Highway safety statistics.
- IPUMS: Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
IPUMS-USA is a project dedicated to collecting and distributing
United States census data.
- Kids Count Data Center
Access hundreds of measures of child well-being. Data available for individual states as well as cross-country. Produced by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, which works to advance the cause of disadvantaged children.
- Labor Market Information (MN Dept. of Employment and Economic Development (DEED))
Provided by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED)
- Minnesota Compass
Minnesota Compass is a social indicators project that measures progress in our state, its seven regions, 87 counties and larger cities. Compass tracks trends in topic areas such as education, economy and workforce, health, housing, public safety, and a host of others.
- Minnesota Population Center Data Projects
The MPC is one of the world's leading developers of demographic data resources. We provide population data to thousands of researchers, policymakers, teachers, and students. All MPC data are available free over the internet. Includes data on the national and international level.
- Minnesota Public Health Data Access
A portal from the MN Dept of Public Health designed to provide public access to Minnesota data about health, the environment, and other risk factors that may impact public health.
- Minnesota State Demographic Center
Provides data from state, U.S. Census Bureau, and other sources. Includes a list of demography resources by subject.
- National Center for Education Statistics
Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the U.S. and other nations.
A central database for statistics of nations, including a handy way to graphically make comparisons for a variety of indicators.
- North American Transportation Statistics Database
presents information on transportation and transportation-related activities among Canada, the United States and Mexico, both within individual countries and between the countries.
- OECD Statistics Portal
Access to myriad statistics from the Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development.
- Office of Management and Budget
Find data and background info on the United States government budget.
- Pew Hispanic Research Center
- Rutgers University Library: SocialSciences/Social Work/Statistics & Data
The U.S. government’s official search engine with about 50 million pages from federal, state, local, territorial and tribal websites.
- Sports Almanac
A division of InfoPlease.
- State Health Facts Online
This new resource contains the latest state-level data on demographics, health, and health policy, including health coverage, access, financing, and state legislation. Get individual state profiles or compare state data.Provided by the Kaiser Family Found
- State of the Cities Data Systems
The SOCDS provides data for individual Metropolitan Areas, Central Cities, and Suburbs. Provided by HUD (Dept of Housing and Urban Development).
Allows one to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. Information has been compiled from various primary sources such as the US Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. It provides pie charts, maps, graphs, scatterplots, map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.
- Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Collects social and economic statitistics on the U.S. as well as selected international data.
- Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web
Made available by the U.S. Dept. of Labor. Includes links to statistics produced by principal U.S. federal statistical agencies, state labor market information agencies, and international statistical agencies and international organizations
- Statistics of U. S. Businesses
Data files used in the Statistics of U.S. Businesses (SUSB) program were created from the annual County Business Patterns (CBP) files. The SUSB data files are developed in cooperation with, and partially funded by, the Office of Advocacy of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).SUSB tabulates the following key economic data items: Companies;Establishments;Employment;Annual Payroll
- Substance Use in Minnesota
The Minnesota State Epidemiological Profile has been created to summarize and characterize consumption patterns and consequences related to the use of alcohol, tobacco and other drugs (ATOD) in Minnesota.
- U.S. Census Bureau
Social, demographic, population, economic, and geographic census data. Try here first!
- United Nations Statistical Division: Social Indicators
Country by country data on topics such as child and elderly poulations, education, health, literacy, water supply, etc.
- United Nations Statistics
Statistics from many international sources and global updates, including the Statistical Yearbook, World Statistics Pocketbook and yearbooks in specialized fields of statistics. Also provides to countries, specifications of the best methods of compiling i
- World Bank Data & Statistics
- World FactBook
Published by the CIA. Access to maps of countries along with brief information about geography, population and demographics, government, economy, communications infrastructure, transportation systems, military strength, and transnational issues (such as
- World Health Organization: World Health Statistics
50 health indicators for WHO's 192 member states