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Data and statistics

Data and Statistics Guide

  • Data.gov
    Searchable data catalog that includes access to data in two ways: through the "raw" data catalog and using tools.
  • FedStats
    Description and links to statistical program from over 70 federal agencies.
  • NationalAtlas.gov
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Includes links to resources.
  • Budget of the United States Government
    Information on federal spending including contracting dollars and contracts.
  • Federal Agency Statistical Reports
    The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy.
  • Data Ferret
    DataFerrett is a unique data mining and extraction tool. DataFerrett allows you to select a database set full of variables and then recode those variables as you need.