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Economics: A Basic Subject Guide: Statistics

Finding Statistics

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Contains downloadable U.S. data on a wide variety of issues, including unemployment, wages and consumer prices.

The Economic Census

Profiles American business once every 5 years. In general, focuses on businesses which have employees, rather than those which do not.


Provides economic time series primarily for U.S. data with charts and excel files.


Gateway to statistics from over 100 American government agencies. Also contains many links to sources for international statistics.

New York State Department of Labor: Labor Statistics

New York State labor statistics.

Statistical Agencies (International)

Open access links from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to statistical agencies of other national governments. Scroll down the page to find "National Statistical Agencies of Other Countries."

U.S. Census Bureau

Census information, including downloadable data sets.

World Wealth and Income Database

Open access to the most extensive available data series on the world distribution of income and wealth.

Economic Research & Data: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

Banking, industrial, household finance and other economic data.

Basic Library Information

Contact Information

Alan Bailin, M.L.S, Ph.D.
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