Worldwide -- "AgeStats
Worldwide provides access to statistical data that compare the
situation of older adults across countries or regions around a variety
of issues, such as demography, pensions, health and long-term care. The
most recent data and projections as far ahead as 2050 are
provided where available. Access is free-of-charge. AgeStats
Worldwide have been created by AARP to facilitate the international
exchange of policy and program-relevant information in aging."
American Time Use Survey -- "measures the amount of time people
spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare,
volunteering, and socializing"
Children -- statistics on the health, education, and
population of America's children
Baby Names -- most
popular, also with years and stats for every name.
of Justice Statistics
Bureau--now searchable, and has an alpha index to get you to
some of the useful subsets of information
National Population Estimates
Scope -- provides census data in graphic format such as maps,
charts, and graphs. You can zoom in on a national map to obtain
Chicago Crime Data -- an
excellent source for data on crime occurrence in the City of Chicago.
Interactive maps included. Great way also to see which neighborhoods are
safer than others.
of Living: Worldwide - City Rankings
City Data Book Includes 1988 and 1994. Choose your state,
choose data by state, city or county level, select data type, and how
you want the data organized and delivered to you.
Statistics-- Statistics on use and consequences of alcohol,
tobacco, illegal drugs.
Economic Indicators -- official US Government numbers.
Weather Sourcebook -- statistics on the economic and societal
impact of floods, hurricanes, tornadoes, etc.
Stop Shopping--the easiest way yet to search through
government statistical series.
Statistics Online--a nice subject index to statistical sources
by Paula Berinstein.
Hunger Statistics Worldwide
-- from the United Nations World Food Programme, stats are in the
overview of each country, the pages have more info on the country itself
and news stories that impact hunger in the region..
Bureau of Health Statistics
PROfiles-- Iowa Public Resource Online
contains economic and labor data for Iowa counties and cities.
Quick Facts --compares nation and Iowa
State Data Center
Uniform Crime Reporting
Language in America -- Extensive data and data mapping on what
languages are spoken where and by how many in the US.
to Statistics on the Web
source for global population information." An excellent set of
annotated links to national and organizational databases on not just
population statistics, but statistics on environment, education,
Religion Statistics -- allows you to compare geographic regions
and lots more. An Excellent site.
Office of Social and Economic Trend Analysis -- for the
Briefing Room -- federal statistics on crime, demographics,
education and health
and Metropolitan Area Databook--entire book from the Dept. of
the Census is available in pdf format
Abstract of the United States [.pdf]
Resources on the Web -- from the University of Michigan
on the Aging Population -- includes the Profile of Older
Americans and much more
-- an excellent portal to the wealth of information at the United
Nations Population Information Network(POPIN)
States Historical Census Data Browser--for census data between
1790 and 1970. You can choose and simultaneously browse up to 15
Visual Economics-- "unravels
the complexities of all types of economic and financial data. Using
charts, graphs, diagrams, and lists, we break down information for you
that might otherwise be boring, dense, even uninteresting."
WolframAlpha -- provides
stats. for exa,ple, type in "budget" to the search box and get great
Women in America: Indicators of Social and Economic Well-Being
-- "In support of the Council on Women and Girls, the Office of
Management and Budget and the Economics and Statistics Administration
within the Department of Commerce worked together to create the
Women in America (pdf) report which, for the first time in
recent history, pulls together information from across the Federal
statistical agencies to compile baseline information on how women are
faring in the United States today and how these trends have changed over
time. The report provides a statistical portrait showing how women’s
lives are changing"