Internet Reference Library


American FactFinder
This site is the Census Bureau's major access point for Census 2000 data, as well as statistics from the 1990 decennial census, 2004 population estimates, and the 1997 and 2002 economic censuses.

Berks County Data Book|26465|
Berks County demographics, housing, land use and development, economics, government and community facilities.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Easy entry into the full range of economic data and analysis produced by BLS. Find the statistics and reports on employment and unemployment, price (such as the Consumer Price Index) living conditions, compensation, productivity, and much more. From the U.S. Department of Labor. (LII)

Cancer Mortality Maps & Graph
This web site "provides interactive maps, graphs (which are accessible to the blind and visually-impaired), text, tables and figures showing geographic patterns and time trends of cancer death rates for the time period 1950-1994". (CMMG)

Cancer Statistics- National Cancer Institute

A useful tool for investigating US demographic trends presented as graphics and maps.

Economic Statistics Briefing Room
Provided by the White House. Visitors can peruse sections that offer information on income, output, transportation, and prices. Drawing on the research and statistical databases of several dozen federal agencies (including the National Agricultural Statistics Services), visitors can view tables and charts that offer such timely material as crude oil prices, poverty rates, and household wealth. Within each section, visitors can view summary statistics, and then if they wish, they can proceed to the homepage of the agency that provided each set of information. (ISP)

Provides access to a "... range of economic data from the United States, such as information about inflation, unemployment levels, productivity, new factory orders, and the price of crude oil. The homepage also contains links to economic data from Canada, Britain, Germany, the European Union, France, Italy, Russia, and China." (ISP)

Environmental Quality Statistics
This site provides access to the statistical tables that appear in "Part III. Environmental Data and Trends" of Environmental Quality, the annual report of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ).

Statistical information from more than 100 government agencies organized in a subject-based A-Z Index. There's a search engine that currently covers 70 agencies. Also organized by Agencies, Programs, and Regional Statistics (federal agencies that provide state, county and local area data).(LII)

Historical Statistical Abstracts

Site presents editions of the annual U.S. Census Bureau publication, from the document's inception in 1878 to the present.

International Statistical Agencies
A list of links compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau to the national agencies for statistics for many countries throughout the world.

National Center for Health Statistics
From alcohol use by high school seniors to emergency room visits for work-related injuries, this site has the numbers of all things health-related. There are statistical charts, tables, etc.; publications to download or order; an events calendar; press releases and fact sheets; a list of NCHS job opportunities, and links to other statistical sites. From the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention. Searchable. (LII)

Official Statistics on the Web
This site offers a collection collection of links to free, official statistics resources. Links are organized by country, region and topic.

Pennsylvania State Data Center
The Pennsylvania State Data Center is a cooperative program between Pennsylvania and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Pennsylvania Department of Health: Bureau of Health Statistics and Research

Pennsylvania Historical Census
Online presence of The Polling Report , a bi-monthly "independent survey of trends affecting elections, government, and business." The Web site is updated whenever a new poll is released, which means almost daily. Includes Gallup, Harris, Yankelovich, Princeton Survey Research Associates, network news polls, more. Main categories are Politics and Policy; Business / Economy; American Scene; Insights; and National Barometer; with an extensive table of contents. Searchable. (LII)

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
Presents "data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States. These data are displayed in over 600 tables." Includes characteristics of the criminal justice system, public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice topics, nature and distribution of known offenses, characteristics and distribution of people arrested, judicial processing of defendants, and people under correctional supervision. Searchable. From the Utilization of Criminal Justice Statistics Project at the University of Albany.(LII)

The 2007 Statistical Abstract of the United States
Complete volumes from nearly all years from 1878 to the present. Also features statistics in brief, state rankings, and tables of data on specific ethnic groups.(LII)

Statistical Resources on the Web
Annotated directory of websites providing statistics on agriculture, business, housing, labor, science, transportation, and other topics. Maintained by the University of Michigan.(LII)

United Nations Statistical Division
Contains links to many resources of global statistical information some available without fee.

U.S. Census Bureau
The most comprehensive for current U.S. demographic data. Includes the nation's population, housing, business and manufacturing activity, international trade, farming, and state and local governments. There are links to U.S., state, and international statistical resources. (LII)

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