| Statistics and Data Sets
Historical Statistics of the States of the United States : Two Centuries of the Census, 1790-1990
Ref HA202 .D63 1993
Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970
Ref HA202 .H55 1975
International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-1993
Ref HA1107 .M51 1998
International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia & Oceania, 1750-1993
Ref HA4675 .M552 1998
International Historical Statistics: the Americas, 1750-1993
Ref HA175 .M55 1998
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest, annual)
REF HA 202 .S85 (current edition; earlier editions in stacks)
A compendium of social and economic U.S. statistical information.
Notes (U.S. Dept. of State)
An encyclopedic source of information on countries and territories. The archival version (pre-2000) is available at Background
Notes - Archival Edition
CIA World Factbook
Country Briefs (World Bank)
Includes country information and news items.
Country Profiles (United Nations)
Select by country and years of coverage
EUROSTAT (European Community)
International Statistical Agencies (U.S. Census Bureau)
Links to official sites of other nations charged with data collection and analysis.
LABORSTA (International Labour Organization)
Human Development Reports (United Nations Development Programme)
Searchable national-level data; allows user to create customized statistical comparisons.
OFFSTATS (University of Auckland Library)
Statistics from official sources; searchable by country, region, or topic)
UNSTATS (United Nations Statistical Division)
See also the HA 202 - HA 203 call number areas in the Reference collection.
American Community Survey
American National Election Studies
Gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies
Economics and Statistics Administration (U.S. Department of Commerce)
National Center for Health Statistics (U.S. Centers for Disease Control)
National Historical Geographic Information System (Univ. of Minnesota)
"Aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2000"
Searchable state-level data; allows user to create customized statistical comparisons.
Virginia Statistics and Data
Part of FedStats' subset (MapStats) by state, provides profile data by state, county, city, congressional district, or Federal judicial district.
VASTAT (Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service, University of Virginia)
Links to Virginia statistics and data, compiled from a variety of sources.
ICPSR Data Sets (data files; current and historic)
ICPSR provides access to the worlds largest social science data archive, with data sets from over 6300 studies. Data sets are used with statistical software, such as SAS, SPSS, and Stata.
Population Reference Bureau's DataFinder
Pew Research Center
Internet Data Sources for Social Scientists (Cornell University)