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Public Administration: Statistics/Data


American Fact Finder 
American FactFinder provides access to data about the United States, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas. The data in American FactFinder come from several censuses and surveys.

Bureau of Labor Statistics: U.S. Department of Labor 
Detailed releases of a wide variety of economic statistics including: Consumer Price Index (CPI), productivity, consumer spending, wages and earnings, employment/unemployment, inflation among others.

Infoshare Online 
Demographic, socio-economic, and health data about New York City obtained from city, state, and federal government agencies.  Sign up for a free account.

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics 
Tables and data from various sources arranged under the following topics: characteristics of the criminal justice systems; public attitudes toward crime and criminal justice-related topics; nature and distribution of known offenses; characteristics and distribution of persons arrested; judicial processing of defendants and persons under correctional supervision.

U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis 
Statistics, news, reports, and working papers on U.S. economic activities.

U.S. Census Bureau: Economy-Wide Statistics 
Data on the U.S. business economy. Includes County Business Patterns, Statistics of U.S. Businesses, and information from the Economic Census.

U.S. Census Bureau: International Data Base (IDB) 
The IDB offers estimates and projections for 228 countries and areas which have populations of 5,000 or more and as recognized by the U.S. Department of State. Provides many types of demographic data, including estimates and projections of:

  • Birth, death, and growth rates, migration rates, infant mortality, and life expectancy
  • Fertility rates
  • Total population and population by age and sex