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General United States Statistics
Statistical Abstract of the United States
As of 2011, the Census Bureau is no longer updating the Statistical Abstract of the United States. For current comprehensive statistics of the United States, use this new Proquest version.
United States Census
Offers current and very detailed demographic data.
County and City Data Book
The most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States.
American Fact Finder
Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes population, housing, economic, education, and demographic data. Searchable by state, county, city, town or zip code.
General International Statistics
GeoHive: Global Statistics
Geopolitical data, population statistics of regions, countries, provinces and cities.
United Nations Population Information Network
A guide to population information on UN system web sites.
United Nations Statistics Division
Population, economic, geographic, and scientific statistics.
Published by Central Intelligence Agency, updated annually.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistical information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States.
Uniform Crime Reports
The FBI's Uniform Crime Reporting program collects data on the incidence of criminal acts as reported by 18,000 law enforcement agencies nationwide.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCJRS is a federally funded resource offering justice and substance abuse information to support research, policy, and program development worldwide.
Georgia Crime Statistics Database
Crime statistics for the state of Georgia compiled by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI). Statistics are available by county.
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
Primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to all aspects of education.
Condition of education.
Summarizes important developments and trends in education using the latest available data.
Health, United States
Annual report on trends in health statistics.
National Center for Health Statistics
Statistics on health and wellness, arranged by topic of interest, broad topic, and searchable with an engine.
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