Comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Includes 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets) that are searchable and browsable.
Access to tables and citations to statistics produced by the U.S. federal, state and local governments, international governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations.
Federal Committee on Statistical MethodologyFedStats provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by the Federal Government without having to know in advance which Federal agency produces which particular statistic. Search more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Pew Research Center"Nonpartisan 'fact tank' that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world...by conducting public opinion polling and social science research" (Pew). See the website for access to each of the Center's seven projects.
The Harris PollResults provided as news releases, analysis articles, and survey question responses. "Begun in 1963, The Harris Poll weekly column is one of the longest running; most respected proprietary surveys conducted by Harris Interactive measuring public opinion... The nationally representative polls, conducted both by telephone and online, measure, and trend, the knowledge, opinions, behaviors and motivation of the general public.
PollingReport.com"An independent, nonpartisan resource on trends in American public opinion" (PollingReport.com). See the left-hand column of the website for search and browsing guidance.
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social ResearchThis link opens in a new windowAn international consortium of more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for the social science research community. For more information see: https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/web/pages/about/
Dr. John Transue is UIS' liaison to the ICPSR