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Statistics

Statistics

Digest of Education Statistics or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks - ED 1.326:year - This annual source compiles education statistics; the amount and variety of data is fairly comprehensive. It is organized into chapters that focuses on particular areas, such as Elementary and Secondary education, and features numerous statistical tables. Note that the data will vary in currency and coverage, but most information is at the national and state level.

Economic Indicators or 2nd floor (fiche) or 4th floor U.S. documents stacks -- Y 4.EC 7:EC 7/ - This monthly series from the Council of Economic Advisers for the Joint Economic Committee features information in several key areas, including gross domestic product, employment, and international statistics.

Historical Statistics of the United States, Colonial Times to 1970 or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks -- C 3.134/2:H 62 or 4th Floor Book Stacks -- HA 202 .A385 1975 - This resource offers a historical overview of statistics collected in the United States, as well as the historical statistics themselves in various subject areas. This particular edition covers up to the 1970s.

Historical Statistics of the United States, Earliest Times to the Present (Millennial Edition) -- Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks-- HA 202 .H57 2006 - This resource offers a historical overview of statistics collected in the United States, as well as the historical statistics themselves in various subject areas. This edition covers up the mid-2000s.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (through 2012) or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks - C 3.134:year - This annual publication gathers statistics in various subject areas. Note that the scope of the information varies. Most is available at the national level.

Statistical Abstract of the United States (2013-present) or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks - HA 202.P 76 - Same as above, but published via ProQuest instead of the Census Bureau. This version is searchable by keyword as well as browsable by Subject. Note that if you are accessing this source off campus, you will need to log in with your W# and library pin (6 digit birthdate).

Uniform Crime Reports or Reference Room U.S. Documents Stacks - J 1.14/7:year - This source collects official, standardized crime statistics in the United States. These are divided into several areas, such as an annual report of crime, the number of officers killed and hate statistics. This source usually yields information at the national and state level, though occasionally select city level data is also available.