Start with these:
- American FactFinder
Tables and maps of most recent demographic and economic data for all geographies including the U.S., states, counties, cities, towns, American Indian reservations, metropolitan areas, zip codes, census tracts, blocks, and more. Produced by the US Census Bureau.
More than 100 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public.
- ProQuest Statistical Insight
Contains general and detailed statistics on almost any topic. Search by keyword or select from specified subjects.
- Capital IQ - Compustat
Please scroll down to Research Insight.
- Mediamark MRI+
MRI+ is a library of media planning data resources. MRI+ Reporter provides marketing and merchandising information on more than 6000 media sources and for more than 6000 products. Full access requires registration using an SCSU HuskyNet email address; after registration, Mediamark will send an email to your account after about 20 minutes with an access link. Information about how to use MRI+ is available online.
Comparative country statistics. Compilation of data from sources such as CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. User can generate maps and graphs and view more than 5,000 statistical points.
- Polling the Nations
Polling the Nations is a compilation of more than 14,000 surveys conducted by more than 700 polling organizations in the United States and more than 80 other countries from 1986 to the present. Each of the nearly 350,000 records reports a question asked and the responses given.
- SRDS Media Solutions Advertising Sources
The Standard Rate and Data Service (SRDS) is a collection of databases offering information of interest to advertising and marketing students, including the Business Media Advertising Source and Consumer Media Advertising Source. Most importantly, SRDS offers access to Local Market Audience Analyst, the online replacement for the print resource, Lifestyle Market Analyst.
NOTE: SRDS works best in Internet Explorer, and does not interface well with Firefox or Google Chrome.
StateMaster allows you to research and compare a multitude of different data on US states. Information is compiled from various primary sources such as the U.S. Census Bureau, the FBI, and the National Center for Educational Statistics. Provides pie charts, maps, graphs and scatterplots, as well as map and flag images, state profiles, and correlations.
Try these also:
- U.S. Census Bureau
Offers access to an astounding amount of demographic, social, and economic data. The search engine allows for pinpointing relevant statistical tables and reports. The site is updated almost daily with newly released reports on such subjects as fathers as care providers, children without health care, and trade statistics. Many of the tables can be downloaded in portable document format (PDF) (Diana Hacker, 2003).
- Atlas of Minnesota Online Edition
Interactive online maps based on the Atlas of Minnesota, 2nd edition. You can browse topics such as agriculture, people, education, housing, and more.
- Crime and Justice Data Online
Gives Crime trends from FBIï¿½s Uniform Crime Report, Homicide trends and characteristics, and Law enforcement management and administrative statistics.
- GeoHive Global Statistics
A wide variety of economic and demographic statistics by country and region; also international rankings for selected statistics.
- Statistics Canada/Statistiques Canada
Detailed statistics on all aspects of Canada, from demographics, health, education, labor, and leisure to natural resources and environment to the national economy. Also has a handy search engine (http://www.statcan.ca/english/search/) for the entire database. Available in English or French.
- World Factbook
Up-to-date descriptions of the countries of the world. Print copies of the World Factbook are in government documents in the basement, but this resource will soon not be available in print format.
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