Articles & Databases


Key Resources in Statistical Information

Digest of Education Statistics
A compilation of statistical information covering the field of U.S. education from pre-K through graduate school. [More about Digest of Education Statistics] 

OECD Factbook
Statistics related to the economic, social, and environmental trends in the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) 34 member countries. [More about OECD Factbook] 

Social Explorer
Provides easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information for the United States. [More about Social Explorer] 

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Statistical reference database containing information on social, political, and economic conditions, collected by the United States Census Bureau. [More about Statistical Abstract of the U.S.] 

World Factbook - CIA
The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. [More about World Factbook - CIA] 

Additional Resources in Statistical Information

Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State
Similar to the CIA Country Fact sheets this database from the U.S. Department of State specifically concentrates on U.S. Bilateral Relations. [More about Background Notes/Country Fact Sheets from the U.S. Department of State] 

Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)
FIRST provides factual reference on international relations and security trends. [More about Facts on International Relations and Security Trends (FIRST)] 

National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
Aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2010. [More about National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)] Users must register in order to download data (registration is free).

Statista
General quantitative data on an easy-to-use searchable platform. [More about Statista] 

UNdata
UNdata brings UN statistical databases together through a single entry point. [More about UNdata]