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United States Federal Government Documentation: Government Statistics

Access to information and documentation of the branches of the United States Government with links to international document guides

Sources for Statistics

FRED® API Web Services  -- Write programs, build applications that retrieve economic data from FRED® and ALFRED® websites.  Customize requests according to data source release, category, series, and other preferences.



Statistical Abstract (The National Data Book)

County and City Databook

US Census Bureau International Data Base (IDB)

Contact Us

Katharin Peter
Data Services Librarian
213 740-1700
Robert Labaree
Social Sciences Librarian
213 740-5824
Pat Davis
213 740-5192

Statistics Agencies

         American Fact Finder
          Census of Population and Housing (Characteristics), Series PHC1-5,
                All states, US summary, Puerto Rico and Island areas:  Social,
                Economic, and housing characteristics
         Historical Census of Population and Housing data, 1790-2000
         with Special Collections
         Historical Census Publications (UMich)
                Bicentennial Edition:  Historical Statistics of the United States,Colonial
                Times to 1970, Part 1 and Part 2  

         National Historical Geographic Information System

Census Atlas of the United States

Geospatial One-Stop

United States Census Demographic Maps -- made available by Social Explorer, the site provides a free collection of historical census data maps and reports on the United States from 1940 to 2000.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

Bureau of Labor Statistics

HUD Office of Policy Development & Research

Economic Indicators

Liber8  An economic information portal for librarians and students from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

Subject Guide

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Eimmy Solis
VKC Library

European Statistics

A great resource!   intute :  A site from the United Kingdom that answers the question, Where can I get European statistics and web resources for social sciences education and research?