Note: For country statistics, see the Research Guide: Country Information
. For education statistics, see the Research Guide: Education
"The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) is a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families."
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Guidelines, health information, and comprehensive information on health-related statistics.
Current Population Survey (CPS)
“The Current Population Survey (CPS), sponsored jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), is the primary source of labor force statistics for the population of the United States.”
Presents statistical data on Global trends and issues with animated presentations, and interactive, customizable charts.
National Center for Health Statistics
Provides "statistical information that will guide actions and policies to improve the health of the American people."
Social Capital Community Benchmark Survey
Access the Data for the 2006 survey through the Roper Center (http://ropercenter.cornell.edu/2006-social-capital-community-benchmark-survey/
Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1789 - 2012
Contains "statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States." Continues annually as ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, beginning with 2013.
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U.S. Census Bureau
Click on the Geography
tab to find interactive maps and the Data
tab to find data tools and visualizations.
U.S. Department of Labor: Bureau of Labor Statistics
WDI World Development Indicators (The World Bank Group)
World Bank Group's World Development Indicators.
World Health Organization (WHO)
Explore the menu options of Data, Programmes, and Countries.