Chapters in Statistics Behind the Headlines kick off with a news story headline and a summary of the story itself. The meat of each chapter consists of an exploration of the statistical and journalism concepts needed to understand the data analyzed and reported in the story.
Provides public access to all the information contained in California's historic mission registers, records that are of unique and vital importance to the study of California, the American Southwest, and colonial America.
Within the baptism, marriage, and burial records of each of the California missions sits an extraordinary wealth of unique information on the Indians, soldiers, and settlers of Alta California from 1769 - 1850.
The Survey of Business Owners (SBO) provides the only comprehensive, regularly collected source of information on selected economic and demographic characteristics for businesses and business owners by gender, ethnicity, race, and veteran status.
Since 1972, the GSS has provided politicians, policymakers, and scholars with a clear and unbiased perspective on what Americans think and feel about such issues as national spending priorities, crime and punishment, intergroup relations, and confidence in institutions.
Public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. Topics range from politics, technology, social trends, religion, science, and race and ethnicity.
National Centers for Environmental Information provides climate, historical weather data, informationlocal climatological data, climatological data, storm data, hourly precipitation data, and monthly climatic data for the world.
Its national summary data include a national general summary of weather conditions, observed extremes of temp & precip by states, climatological data by station, heating degree/cooling degree days, flood data and losses, and storm summaries. Upper air data, sunshine and solar radiation data are also summarized.
U.S. statistics on population, health, education, employment, public aid, and more .
The Statistical Abstract of the United States web site contains statistical tables from the print version of the Statistical Abstract, tables from USA Statistics in Brief, tables giving state rankings (in population, health, education, employment, public aid, social security, income, crime, energy, business, federal funds, motor vehicles), state and county statistical profiles, and tables giving economic statistics for the United States.
There is a special page highlighting all Frequently Requested Tables from the Frequently Requested Tables from the Statistical Abstract
NOTE: IMPORTANT: If you do not know EXACTLY which number table you want, use the INDEX at the end of the Table of Contents!
Data is accessible by country, indicator, or topic, or via a specific database such as World Development Indicators, Gender Statistics, Education Statistics, the Poverty and Equity Database, or one of many others.
World population and demographics from 1986-2000. All topics of interest to demographers, including fertility, mortality, population size and growth, migration, nuptiality and the family, research methodology and more.
The print version of Population Index, has been published by Princeton University since 1935. It presents an annotated bibliography of recently published books, journal articles, working papers, and other materials on population topics.