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Collections of Statistical Resources Arranged by Topics
Broad Sources of General Statistics
Statistical Abstract (US Census Bureau)
An annual compendium with thousands of statistical tables, on myriad topics, from A to Z. Every table includes a citation to a larger, more comprehensive resource, in case you want more details, or a broader variety of data on your topic. This resource is also found in print, at most academic & public libraries in the USA. Historical versions of this series go back to 1790.
Catalog of Datasets maintained by US federal government agencies
Provides access to over 220,000 different datasets,each of which is maintained by a specific agency within the US Government. There are several different ways to search including Broad topics; Keywords; Location and Type of dataset.
FEDSTATS (US Government)
Since 1997, this centralized resource provides access to all sorts of statistical reports & documents produced on a regular basis by over 100 Federal agencies or statistical bureaus. Includes quick access to statistical profiles for States, Counties, and Cities, as well as alphabetic indexes for Federal agencies, or subjects/topics.
Gain deep insights into any area of interest - down to a city block, with stunning visualizations and built-in data. Reinforce your decisions with reliable and accurate location data. Free use is limited to 14 day trial period.
This is an independent nonprofit project that provides access to USA's national government, compiled & formatted as if the Federal government was a corporation, providing transparent information about its structure, operations and finances to its stakeholders.
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