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Resources in Political Science

Government statistics


  • Statistical Abstract of the United States  Statistics compiled by various government agencies. NOTE: The U.S. Census Bureau discontinued publishing this title beginning with the year 2013. The library has print copies from 1916-2012 located here.  If you are not successful finding the statistical data you need from the resources on this page, ask for help at the Knowledge Center Desk and/or contact us from our FAQ page on the library website.

Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)

Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Census Bureau

Department of Homeland Security

Economic Research Service (ERS)

Energy Information Administration (EIA)

National Agricultural Statistical Service (NASS)

National Center for Education Statistics

National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)

National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)

Social Security Administration Office of Research Evaluation and Statistics (ORES)

Statistical Programs of the United States

Statistics of Income (SoI)

  •  Census Bureau Source for population, housing, economic and geographic U.S. Census data. 


GDP Annual Growth - Official vs. SGS through 1Q08