• Statistics and Polls

  • Looking for statistics on any subject? Start here:

  • Fedstats
    Provides access to statistics from more than 100 federal agencies. The home page is out of date, but many of the links go to current information.

    Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps, the world. It is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.

    Wolfram|Alpha
    Searches and compiles facts, graphs, definitions, tables, numbers, formulas, and other data for a variety of topics. Use the "Examples" page to see how this search engine works.


  • Looking for opinion polls? Start here:

  • Pew Research Center
    The Pew Research Center is a non-profit, non-partisan organization that conducts research on public opinion related to a variety of topics, from politics to the economy to technology. They also sponsor in-depth research on special topics, including the Project for Excellence in Journalism, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life, and the Internet and American Life Project. Their Global Attitudes Project extends beyond the US to gauge public opinion on international events and issues.

    PollingReport.com
    Links to recent public opinion polls covering politics, elections, and current issues in the news. Updated daily.


  • Other statistical sources by subject area:


  • Agriculture, Energy, & Transportation

  • National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
    National Transportation Statistics
    US Energy Information Agency (EIA)

  • Census Data & Demographics

  • American FactFinder
    American Indian and Alaska Native Resources
    Census Bureau Homepage
    CensusScope
    Children
    Decennials - Census of Population and Housing
    Historical Census Browser
    Immigration Statistics
    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
    National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
    Social Explorer
    Statistical Abstracts of the United States - Historical

  • Economics, Industry, & Labor

  • Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
    Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
    Federal Reserve Economic Data - FRED
    Foreign Trade
    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
    Oregon Labor Market Information System
    Survey of Current Business
    TradeStats Express
    Urban Institute: Unemployment and Recovery Project

  • Education

  • Condition of Education
    Digest of Education Statistics
    Educational Attainment
    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
    National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

  • Health

  • Cancer Statistics
    Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
    National Center for Health Statistics

  • Justice & Crime

  • Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
    FBI
    Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics

  • State & Regional

  • City Town Info
    Data for Local Communities
    Oregon Labor Market Information System
    State and County QuickFacts
    State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2006
    USA Counties

  • The World

  • Human Development Reports
    International Programs
    International Statistics Agencies
    NationMaster