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American FactFinder (1990 - Present)
Interactive data and mapping from the U.S. Census Bureau. Includes population, housing, and other social and economic data from the decennial census of population and housing, the economic census, and from annual surveys and estimates programs.
China Data Online (1982 - Present)
Official Chinese government statistics at city, county, provincial, and national levels.
Discover research data from a wide range of international data repositories and connect them with the scientific & social sciences literature to track data citation.
Finding aid for statistical web sites and data series produced by more than 100 agencies of the federal government.
FRED (Federal Reserve Economic Data) (1913 - Present)
Thousands of U.S. economic data time series available as text or Excel downloads.
Historical Statistics of the United States (1700s - 1975)
The standard source for statistical information about American history.
Data archive for social scientists. Reed community members may download data and documentation. Proficiency in a statistical program such as STATA, SPSS, or SAS is needed to use these data sets.
International Financial Statistics (1945 - Present)
Select and download indicators from the International Monetary Fund.
LexisNexis Academic (1980 - Present)
Full text access to thousands of news, business and legal publications. A good source for current articles in the New York Times and other major newspapers, and for looking up information about companies, industries and countries.
U.S. and international company financial data, annual reports, and information on executives and corporate subsidiaries.
Portal site for statistics, books, journals, and working papers of the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development. For data sets, choose Statistics from the navigation bar at the top of the main page.
Penn World Table (1950 - 2007)
Download economic data for 189 countries from this site provided by the Center for International Comparisons at the University of Pennsylvania.
Polling the Nations (1986 - Present)
Public opinion survey results from U.S. and international news sources and polling organizations.
Proquest Statistical Insight (1974 - Present)
Finding aid for statistics published by governments, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations.
RLIS LiveRequires password. See librarian for access.
RLIS (Regional Land Information System) data from Metro available online with username and password. See Dena Hutto for access.
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research (1930 - Present)
Archive of public opinion survey data. See quick snapshots of public opinion or download data sets.
Social Explorer (1790 - Present)
Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present.
Download data and create charts based on data sets from government, international organizations, and nongovernmental organizations.
Gateway to United Nations data sets on a wide range of subjects.
Download over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources. Includes World Development Indicators Online and Global Development Finance.
World Development Indicators Online (1962 - Present)
Country and regional data from World Bank. See World dataBank to download data.