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Political Science *: Statistical Agencies

Below are links to databases and scholarly web sites that support the study of political science and its related sub-disciplines.

Statistical Agencies

Below is a list of the statistical agencies of the United States government with a legal mandate to collect data and make it available to the public. Note that more than one hundred statistics gathering and analysis programs operate within agencies of the executive branch. Fortunately, the Office of Management and Budget publishes an annual list of these programs.

Information produced and published by agencies of the U.S. government is not restricted by copyright law and may be freely used and cited.

Help Using Statistics

For more detailed information on locating statistical sources go here:

Statistics & Data Research Guide