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Here you'll find links to resources about specific countries, including the United States. The Regional Surveys of the World set is highly recommended.
Guide to Statistics
The Gustavus Library's guide to statistics has many suggested resources for finding stats.
Regional Surveys of the World
This multi-volume set provides excellent and informative information on countries of the world, including geographical, historical, political, economic, and statistical information. Each entry also contains a directory of governmental and non-governmental organizations. Older volumes are shelved in the General and/or Oversize collection; recent volumes are shelved in Reference: Africa South of the Sahara Ref DT 351 .A37, Central and South-Eastern Europe Ref HC 244 .A1 C46, Eastern Europe, Russia, and Central Asia Ref HC 244 .A1 E29, The Far East and Australasia Ref DS1 .F3, The Middle East and North Africa DS 49 .M62, South America, Central American, and the Caribbean F 1401 .S28, Western Europe HC 240 .A1 W47
Statistical Abstract of the United States - Ready Reference HA 202 .P76
This is perhaps the single most useful small package of statistical information available. It includes hundreds of tables of figures on population, economics, social factors, etc., with references to the original sources. An index to the tables provide essay access. The print volume at the Reference Desk (Ready Ref) is the most current. A web version (current to 2012) can be found at Census.gov
Statistical Abstract of the World - Ref HA 154 .S83
Presents data on over 180 countries, covering geography, demographics, education, science and technology, government and law, and economics. Sources for all data are noted, and an appendix lists and describes sources, offering important leads to additional data.
Statistical Sites on the World Wide Web
A cleanly-organized and helpful guide to US and world statistical sources. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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