Statistics

United Nations Statistical Division

http://unstats.un.org/unsd/

Links to a variety of international statistics, including UNdata, the gateway to information from databases of the UN and Member States

Ancestry (Library Edition)

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://ancestrylibrary.proquest.com

Census, vital, church, court & immigration records for the US & UK, plus material on other areas. Major components: US federal census 1790-1930 (incl. manuscript returns); historical maps; Social Security Death Index; etc.

Social Explorer

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://www.socialexplorer.com
Dates of Coverage: 
1790 to present

Easy access to demographic information about the U.S.

Quick Health Data Online (HHS Office on Women's Health)

http://www.healthstatus2010.com/owh/index.html

The system provides state- and county-level data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and US territories and possessions. Data are available by gender, race and ethnicity and come from a variety of national and state sources.

Smith & The World: Global Studies Research

http://libguides.smith.edu/global

Smith College Libraries' guide to resources by region of the world.

Wall Street Journal: Markets Data Center

http://online.wsj.com/marketsdata

Free service of the WSJ contains data focussing on the recent transaction activity and performance of leading financial markets and national exchanges around the world.

International Statistical Agencies [Census Bureau links]

http://www.census.gov/aboutus/stat_int.html

An alphabetical list of countries links to statistical agency websites.

Vital Statistics on American Politics [CQ Press]

http://libproxy.smith.edu:2048/login?url=http://library.cqpress.com/vsap/

Covers elections and political parties, public opinion and voting, the media, the three branches of U.S. government, foreign, military, social and economic policy, and much more.

Economagic

http://www.Economagic.com/

Over 100,000 economic time series data sets from US and foreign governments, trade associations and private companies. Includes the FRED database from the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.

FreeLunch.com

http://www.economy.com/freelunch/

From Moody's Economy.com, more than 165 million economic, financial, and demographic time series covering more than 180 countries and their sub-regions.

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