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    world's largest archive of social and political science data

  • CPANDA (Cultural Policy and the Arts National Data Archive)

International Statistics

       Detailed statistics on the EU and candidate countries

  • NationMaster
    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.


Federal Statistics

  • Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
    comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
    leading the way in democratizing public sector data and driving innovation and making the Government data stores available to researchers to perform their own analysis.

  • Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 1,000 tables.


Current & Historical Censuses

  • Census Bureau
    collector of the nation's demographic and economic data.

         2010 Census Questions

         American Community Survey Questions

Decennial Censuses from 1790 to 2010

IPUMS Enumeration Forms

facsimile copies of the enumeration forms used in the decennial census of the United States from 1860 through 2000, and the 2000-2006 American Community Survey.

  • Factfinder
    part of the Census Bureau that displays population numbers from the 1990 Census, Census 2000, and the latest Population Estimates data, as well as selected links to tables and maps showing population data.
  • Historical Statistics of the United States
  • Source for statistical facts of American history.

Local/Mecklenburg County, NC

NC/SC State Statistics

consortium of agencies cooperating with the US Bureau of the Census to provide the public with data about North Carolina and its component geographic areas.

  • LINC - Login to North Carolina

The most valuable Web resource for NC statistical data. Over 1300 data items from state and federal agencies. Historical data and projections, 1960s to 2030. 

contains economic, demographic, and social data produced by a variety of state and federal agencies.

Library Resources

  • OECD iLibrary
    OECD's Online Library for books, papers and statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.
  • SimplyMap  
    SimplyMap is a web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using powerful demographic, business, and marketing data.
  • Neighborhood Change Database  
    1970-2010 Tract level Census data from GeoLytics. Limit one user at a time.

  • Polling the Nation  
    Thousands of surveys polling United States and other countries organizations.
  • Political Risk Yearbook  
    Reports on 106 countries on political and economic risk.

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