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Computer Science Research Guide: Statistical Data

A good starting point for research in computer science topics.

50 States

American Fact Finder

Provided by the U.S. Census Bureau; info from all 50 states

Guide to State and Local Government Internet Sites 

Links to each state, plus D.C., Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and more territories. Also multi-state sites, state agencies, and other links such as job listings, state capital newsletters, think tanks, etc. 

Cities and Town Info

Housing, transportation, crime, commuting, etc.

50 States and Capitals -

Large array of information on each state, 5 US territories, & DC.

County and City Data Books

State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 


United States

Statistical Abstract of the United States

The U.S. Census Bureau has published this title since 1978, and it is the authoritative and compfrehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States


Contains links to statistics from >100 agencies covering agriculture, crime, demographics, economics, education, energy, environment, health, income, labor, safety and transportation.


 Data sets from federal, tribal, state and local governments; also universities and organizations. 

International Statistics

OECD Statistics Portal

Provides access to a range of international statistics.

Provides a global centre for data on international trade, national accounts, energy, industry, environment, transport and demographic and social statistics gathered from many national and international sources.
Lists links to a number of international statistics organizations.
Gives a list of links to pages about statistics or about statistics programs.
Statistics from the World Health Organization.
For a fact-based world view. The Gapminder Foundation (a non-profit organization) provides visual and interactive representations of statistics and data.
NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. You can generate maps and graphs
on all kinds of statistics with ease.