A wide variety of statistics are freely available from the US government, foreign governments, and other international agencies. The comprehensive statistical resources listed below can help you get started. If you are not sure where to begin searching, first consider what type of statistic you are trying to find. This guide is arranged by academic program areas. You will find the best sites for finding statistics for each program by clicking on the purple tabs to the left.
Search and download quantitative facts of American history.
Historical Statistics of the United States is the standard source for the quantitative facts of American history. HSUS provides data on social, behavioral, humanistic, and natural sciences including history, economics, government, finance, sociology, demography, education, law, natural resources, climate, religion, international migration, and trade - quantitative facts of American History. The fully searchable and downloadable electronic edition permits users to graph individual tables and create customized tables and spreadsheets reflecting their own particular areas of interest.