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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.
"The purpose of 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, increases the ability of the public to easily find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government. 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 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
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 Justice Statistics (BJS)
Crimes, victims, incidents, and other statistical reports.
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."
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. The Census Bureau stopped releasing new data in American FactFinder (AFF) at the end of June 2019 and transitioned to for data releases formerly on AFF. AFF will remain as an archive system for data and functionality that are not yet available in until early 2020.
" is the new platform to access data and digital content from the U.S. Census Bureau. The vision for data dissemination through is to improve the customer experience by making data available from one centralized place so that data users spend less time searching for data content and more time using it."
Data-Smart City Solutions: Solutions Search
"This searchable database indexes visual and geospatial solutions to critical urban problems. Examples span the city, county, state, and federal levels, and feature a wide variety of interventions and initiatives, including maps, data visualizations, and dashboards. Searchable by a project's end goal, issue area and type of intervention, the database is a resource hub for civic leaders seeking models for replication and inspiration about how visual tools can unlock data-driven insights." From Harvard Kennedy School.
"The purpose of is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government."
"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."
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.
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.
ILOSTAT Database
"The ILO Department of Statistics is the focal point to the United Nations on labour statistics. We develop international standards for better measurement of labour issues and enhanced international comparability; provide relevant, timely and comparable labour statistics; and help Member States develop and improve their labour statistics." From the International Labour Organization.
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."
International statistics and comparisons of countries. Browse by country and topic.
New York State Statistical Yearbook
"The Rockefeller Institute of Government, in cooperation with the Office of the Governor and the New York State Division of the Budget, publishes the New York State Statistical Yearbook — a database for researchers in governmental functions such as education, transportation, and finances."
The Opportunity Atlas
"The Opportunity Atlas is an initial release of social mobility data, the result of a collaboration between researchers at the Census Bureau and Opportunity Insights (a research and policy group based at Harvard University). Our estimates show the average outcomes in adulthood of people who grew up in each Census tract (small geographic units containing about 4,000 people) and were born between 1978 and 1983. Importantly, many children move to different areas in adulthood, but we always map the data by where children grew up, regardless of where they live as adults. For example, a child who grew up in a tract in Minneapolis but moved to New York as an adult would still be included in the data for his or her childhood tract in Minneapolis. The data provide information on the average actual outcomes of children who grew up in each area. Each estimate is specific to a selected group of children from each tract, defined by their race, gender, and parental income level.
Our World In Data
"Explore the ongoing history of human civilization at the broadest level, through research and data visualization... We cover a wide range of topics across many academic disciplines: Trends in health, food provision, the growth and distribution of incomes, violence, rights, wars, culture, energy use, education, and environmental changes are empirically analyzed and visualized in this web publication. For each topic the quality of the data is discussed and, by pointing the visitor to the sources, this website is also a database of databases. Covering all of these aspects in one resource makes it possible to understand how the observed long-run trends are interlinked." From the Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development at the University of Oxford.
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 1878 - 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).
United Nations (UN):
Country Profiles
Statistics including Economic Indicators, Social Indicators, Environment, Trade, and more. From the United Nations, Statistics Division.
FAOSTAT (Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Statistics Division)
Statistical data include Production, Prices, Agricultural Emissions, Land Use Emissions, Investment, Trade, Emergency Response, Food Balances, Inputs, Agri-Environmental Indicators, Food Security, Population, Forestry and ASTI R&D Indicators.
Statistical Yearbook
"The Statistical Yearbook provides in a single volume a comprehensive compilation of internationally available statistics on social and economic conditions and activities, at world, regional and national levels, for an appropriate historical period. It is prepared by the Statistics Division, Department of Economic and Social Affairs, of the United Nations Secretariat."
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."
The Value of a Dollar (1860 -)
"The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities." Available to Members of Thrall.
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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