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Almanacs and Factbooks

Dictionaries and Thesauri



  • American Factfinder
    Contains current U.S. population, housing, economic and geographic data.
  • Economic Indicators
    An extensive compilation of current U.S. economic statistics, including prices, wages, production, credit, money and finance.
  • Economic Report of the President
    This annual report contains overviews of the nation’s economic conditions using text and extensive data appendices.
  • Europa World Yearbook
    Contains statistical information for countries thoughout the world.
  • FedStats
    Contains statistical information from over 100 U.S. Federal Government agencies. Subjects covered include economic and population trends, education, health care costs, aviation safety, foreign trade, energy use, farm production, and more.
  • Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED)
    This economic time series contains data on banking, business, finance, and prices for the U.S. as well as regions of the country.
  • MergenT Online
    Subjects: U.S. Company Data for approximately 15,000 NYSE, AMEX and NASDAQ companies.
    Contains: Full text information.
    Coverage: Current
  • State & County Quickfacts
    Contains facts about people, business, and geography for specific counties or states.
  • Statistical Abstract of the United States
    Contains statistics focused on American social and economic condition. Also includes some international data.
  • WDI Online (World Development Indicators)
    Subjects: Economics, development, social statistics
    Contains: Statistics on a wide variety of development indicators for countries
  • World Factbook
    Contains CIA-collected demographic, political, and economic information for countries throughout the world.

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