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Finding Statistics: New York, United States and International Statistics

This guide contains links to statistical data and information from federal, state, and international resources.


United States

American Fact Finder from the U.S. Census Bureau - Population, housing, economic, and geographic data

Bureau of Labor Statistics - U.S. labor economics and statistics and access to The Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Data Planet Guide to U.S. States

Economic Indicators - U.S. economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance.

Historical Statistics of the United States

Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

National Center for Education Statistics

National Center for Health Statistics - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

National Vital Statistics System - Center for Disease Control and Prevention

States Perform - access to data for 50 states in six key areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.

Statista - Statistical information on over 600 industries from over 10,000 different sources, such as market researchers, trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources.

Statistical Abstract of the United States - A collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States

Uniform Crime Reports  - Crime statistics from the FBI Data and Statistics - Government data and statistics organized by topic.

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis -U.S. statistics and analysis on national, international, regional, & industry accounts

New York

Capital District Regional Planning Commission

NYS and County QuickFacts  - U.S. Census Bureau

NYS County Indicator Health Profiles

NYS Criminal Justice Statistics - NYS Department of Criminal Justics Services

NYS Education Statistics - Trends in enrollment, expenditures, local assistance, Federal aid, staffing, and postsecondary student financial aid.

NYS Labor Statistics - labor market information

NYS Statistical Yearbook - published annually by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute

Vital Statistics of NYS - NYS Department of Health


CIA World Fact Book - information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.

Data Planet Guide to Statistics

EuroStat - Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations: Statistics

International Labour Organization - Labour statistics describe the size, structure, characteristics, outputs and contributions of the participants in the labour market and how these change over time

International Monetary Fund -  data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators

International Trade Statistics Yearbook - United Nations Statistics Division/ Department of Economic and Social Affairs.

NationMaster - a massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD.

OECD iLibrary - Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Statista Country Reports  - includes key figures on economy, consumers, technology and politics

UNESCO Data Centre - over 1,000 types of indicators and raw data on education, literacy, science and technology, culture and communication.

United Nations Statistical Yearbook - annual compilation of a wide range of international economic, social and environmental statistics on over 200 countries and areas, compiled from sources including UN agencies and other international, national and specialized organizations.

United Nations Statistical Division

World Bank Data - data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog

World Health Organization - access to data and analyses for monitoring the global health situation