Government and International Data

U.S. Governmental Data and Statistics

U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Census Bureau home page. Statistical Abstracts of the United States that contain frequently requested statistical tables on expenditures, employment, salary, births, deaths, and other census-based general data on the U.S. population.
Census State Data Centers
State-by-State listing of data centers, indices of publications, and access to census data.
U. S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Statistics on occupational injuries and illness rates and violence in the workplace.
U. S. Department of Education (ED)
Statistical tables, charts, and studies related to education, including adult literacy education and inmate education.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
A number of data sets concerning crime and the justice system.
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Crime data from the annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR); status of FBI investigations, and a list of the 10 most wanted fugitives.
Federal Data
Data from over 100 agencies can be found here
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)
Datasets available from archived crime and justice data collection series and research studies from the U.S. Department of Justices' Bureau of Justice Statistics, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Federal Bureau of Investigation, and researchers.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Statistics on drug abuse and addiction, and facts about the use and prevalence of marijuana, cocaine, and heroin. A compilation of data on drug abuse by 8th, 10th, and12th graders nationwide, covering issues such as the nature and extent of drug abuse, HIV/AIDS, and addiction and abuse research.

International Data and Statistics

Data in Gapminder World
Over 500 data sets, most focusing on health and economic issues of time. The data can be downloaded into Excel or into the Gapminder software to display dynamic changes over time.
United Nations Crime and Justice Information Network (UNCJIN)
International statistics and research sources, including the World Crime Survey, links to data collections and libraries, and data concerning families with an incarcerated member.
OECD Databases
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development - many data sets on member nations and selected nonmember nations
Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
The CIA has assembled descriptive information on most countries in the world.
Statistics Finland
A searchable data base of statistics about Finland and news about statistics.
World Health Organization Mortality Database
Data concerning mortality around the world.
Social Science Data Archive
An archive of European social science data.

Last updated: September 25, 2011