Statistics Resources

US Statistics

  • Statistical Abstract of the United States. Now ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States, current year at Reference Desk with call number RER. HA202
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States (1878-2012). The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the standard compendium of of statistics compiled primarily from government sources. Print-on-paper copies of the Statistical Abstract are also available in the Library, with 2012 and older years in Stacks and recent years at the Reference Desk and Reference Stacks. Call number: HA 202. Since 2013, the title is ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States.
  • The World Almanac and Book of Facts.  General all purpose reference work. Contains social, industrial, political, financial, religious, and educational statistics and rankings. The Library owns 1915-2009 editions with the call number AY 67 .N5 W7.

Census Information

Federal Agency & NGO (Non-Governmental Organizations) Statistical Publications

Illinois and Other States' Statistics

  • State Census Data Center---state census data of the 50 states of the U.S.
  • Vital Statistics in Illinois. ILL. 312.09773 I29v (IL. Govt. Publications- 2nd Floor) Covers births, deaths, and marriages and divorces in the state. Some data is now online, Illinois Health Statistics

International Statistics

  • International Financial Statistics Yearbook. REF HG61 .I57
  • Statistics Canada--Canada's national statistical agency profiling Canada's business, economy and society.
  • UNESCO Statistical Yearbook. REF AZ 361 .U45 World wide coverage of data on education, science and technology, libraries, museums, theater and dramatic arts, book production, newspapers and periodicals, films and cinema, radio broadcasting, and television.
  • United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)

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