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About Statistics and Statistical Analysis
Concepts and Applications of Inferential Statistics
An interactive online textbook published by Vassar College. Topics include: Principles of Measurement, Distributions, Correlations and Regressions, Probability, Samples and Sampling, Tests, Analysis, Variances and Covariance.
Data.gov
"The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government. As a priority Open Government Initiative for President Obama's administration, Data.gov increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. Data.gov provides descriptions of the Federal datasets (metadata), information about how to access the datasets, and tools that leverage government datasets. The data catalogs will continue to grow as datasets are added. Federal, Executive Branch data are included in the first version of Data.gov."
Data and Statistics
"Find data and statistics by topic." Subjects include: General Government, Business and Economics, Defense and International Relations, Environment, Energy, and Agriculture, Family, Home, and Community, Geospatial Data, Health and Nutrition, Jobs and Education, Public Safety and Law, Science and Technology, Travel, Transportation, and Recreation. From USA.gov.
Gapminder World
Graphically visualized statistics and presentations. "Gapminder World shows the world's most important trends." Requires Adobe Flash.
Glossary of Statistics and Statistical Terminology
Provided by the Department of Statistics, University of California, Berkeley.
Google Books Ngram Viewer
"When you enter phrases into the Google Books Ngram Viewer, it displays a graph showing how those phrases [ngrams] have occurred in a corpus of books over the selected years."
Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web
Includes international as well as federal sites on the web.
StatLib: Data, Software and News from the Statistics Community
Provided by the Department of Statistics at Carnegie Mellon University.


Statistics Providers, Publishers of Statistical Analyses, and Surveys
American Time Use Survey
"The American Time Use Survey (ATUS) measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing." From the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Aviation Data and Statistics
Flights, passengers, and more. From U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Aviation Administration.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Labor and employment statistics, Consumer Price Index (CPI),U.S. and world / international economy statistics and economic indicators, and more.
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
"The BTS mission is to create, manage, and share transportation statistical knowledge with public and private transportation communities and the Nation."
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Crimes, victims, incidents, and other statistical reports.
Business and Company Statistics
Census Bureau
Population statistics, business and industry, income, poverty, housing, foreign / international trade, and other statistics. Also try their American FactFinder service for more localized statistics and fact sheets.
Data.gov
"The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government."
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."
FASTSTATS A to Z
The National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, collects and analyses health statistics. Ranges from accidents and AIDS to whooping cough and work loss days.
FedStats
"With convenient searching and linking capablilties to more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more, FedStats is your one location for access to the full breadth of Federal statistical information."
Google Public Data
"The Google Public Data Explorer makes large, public-interest datasets easy to explore, visualize and communicate. As the charts and maps animate over time, the changes in the world become easier to understand. You don't have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings. Students, journalists, policy makers and everyone else can play with the tool to create visualizations of public data, link to them, or embed them in their own webpages. Embedded charts and links can update automatically so youre always sharing the latest available data."
Health E-Stats
Health and medical statistics. From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS).
Homelessness Statistics
From several sources.
Immigration Statistics
From the Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
Agriculture/farming data and reports. From U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
"We collect data from birth and death records, medical records, interview surveys, and through direct physical exams and laboratory testing."
Nationmaster.com
International statistics and comparisons of countries. Browse by country and topic.
Smoking and Tobacco Use
Data, statistics on smokers, fact sheets. From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Statemaster: State Statistics
Browse by category.
Statistic Brain
"Our goal is to bring you accurate and timely statistics. We will never become number analysts because we believe numbers should only be interpreted by the reader. We want to educate, assist, and sometimes entertain with numbers on every subject." Topics include: Business, Company, Crime, Demographic, Education, Entertainment, Financial, Food, Geographic, Government, Health, People, Sports, Technology.
Statistical Abstracts of the United States (Archived Abstracts from 1950 - 2012)
Topics include: Accommodation, Agriculture, Arts, Banking, Births, Business Enterprise, Comparative International Statistics, Construction and Housing, Courts and Prisons, Deaths, Education, Elections, Employment and Earnings, Energy and Utilities, Expenditures, Federal Government Finances and Employment, Finance and Insurance, Fishing and Mining, Food Services and Other Services, Foreign Commerce and Aid, Forestry, Geography and Environment, Health and Nutrition, Income, Information and Communications, Labor Force, Law Enforcement, Manufactures, Marriages and Divorces, National Security and Veterans Affairs, Population, Poverty and Wealth, Prices, Puerto Rico and the Island Area, Recreation and Travel, Science and Technology, Social Insurance and Human Services, State and Local Government Finances and Employment, Transportation, Wholesale and Retail Trade. From the U.S. Census Bureau.
Tax Statistics
Business, individual, charity, and other taxation data. From the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
UNdata
International statistics. "Since its foundation, the United Nations System has been collecting statistical information from member states on a variety of topics." From the United Nations.
Uniform Crime Reporting Statistics
"The FBI has gathered crime offense statistics from law enforcement agencies across the Nation through its Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program since 1930. These data have been published each year, and since 1958, have been available in the publication Crime in the United States (CIUS). As a supplement to CIUS, the FBI, in cooperation with the Bureau of Justice Statistics, provides this site that allows users to build their own customized data tables."
University of Michigan Library, Government Documents Department
One of the most comprehensive collections of links offering statistics of all types.
Vital Statistics Data Available Online
Data topics include: Birth, Fetal Death, Infant Death, Mortality. From Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Vital Statistics of New York State
Annual Vital Statistics Tables from 1997 to 2009. Includes the following: Technical Notes, Population, Live Births, Spontaneous Fetal Deaths, Induced Abortion, Pregnancies, Mortality, Marriages and Dissolution of Marriage, City and Village Profiles. From the NYS Department of Health.
Voting Statistics
Votes cast for elections/primaries, voter registration and turnout.
Web Trends and Statistics
Top websites, web browsers, popular searches, and more.
The World Bank
International data and statistics arranged both by country and by topic.
World Fact Book
Published by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and updated bi-weekly. Includes international statistics, country studies, histories of countries and regions, birth and death rates, exchange rates, military expenditures, gross domestic products (GDP), public debt, imports and exports, communications and media (television, radio, Internet), transportation, and much more.
World Health Organization (WHO): Data and Statistics

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