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Data & Statistics
Browse resources for finding statistics and datasets
Tip:Books, periodicals, and government documents may also contain historical tables of data and include references that will lead you to historical data resources. See a librarian for help finding these.
Continues Business Statistics, a statistical supplement to Survey of Current Business. Historical Time Series data. Earlier editions online. Also in Print Main Library REF HC101 .A131222 (latest edition, earlier years in stacks)
Historical statistics for a wide variety of U.S. topics including demographics, economics and business, health, education, crime, agriculture, environment, transportation, politics, and more. Davis Family Library Reference HA202 .K87
Hard-to-find historical statistics for major indicators (population, GDP, GDP per capita, etc.) going back to the 1800's or earlier for many countries. Online edition from SourceOECD. Choose PDF version. For excel files for tables, click on doi link at bottom of each page. Excel files also available from Maddison Project and original Maddison page. Other Versions: Davis Family Library Reference, Stacks, Main CD-ROMs HF1359 .M333 2003
Historical data (1950+) freely available for download. Databases include Total Economy Database (GDP, Population, Employment, Hours); 60 Industry Database (industrial performance at a detailed industry level for OECD countries & Taiwan). Industry Growth Accounting Database (labour skills, investment, capital services).