Since 1972, the General Social Survey (GSS) has provided politicians, policymakers, and scholars with a clear and unbiased perspective on what Americans think and feel about such issues as national spending priorities, crime and punishment, intergroup relations, and confidence in institutions.
The Census Bureau is the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. Use this tool to explore US census topics population, economics, education, business, emergency preparedness, employment, families & living arrangements, health, housing, income & poverty, international trade, and the public sector.
A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics.
Statista is one of the leading statistics companies on the internet. With a team of over 250 statisticians, database experts, analysts, and editors, Statista provides users with an innovative and intuitive tool for researching quantitative data, statistics and related information. The product is aimed at business clients and academics of any size. Consultant firms and media agencies license our services as well as strategy and marketing departments in large corporations from a variety of industries. Our client base includes a wide range of globally active companies and premier academic institutions. Since the launch of the platform in 2008, more than 1,000,000 users have registered with Statista.
The Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. We compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. We facilitate the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission as the apex entity of the global statistical system.
FAO statistics collates and disseminates food and agricultural statistics globally. The division develops methodologies and standards for data collection, and holds regular meetings and workshops to support member countries develop statistical systems. Includes statistics on forestry, fisheries, and water and soil conditions.
The Economic Research Service is a primary source of economic information and research in the U.S. Department of Agriculture.The ERS mission is to inform and enhance public and private decision making on economic and policy issues related to agriculture, food, the environment, and rural development. Agency-published research reports, market analysis and outlook reports, economic briefs, and data products.
The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) conducts hundreds of surveys every year and prepares reports covering virtually every aspect of U.S. agriculture. Production and supplies of food and fiber, prices paid and received by farmers, farm labor and wages, farm finances, chemical use, and changes in the demographics of U.S. producers are only a few examples.
A database of family social indicators by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Find cross-cultural information about family structure, the labor market position of families, government policies relating to family welfare, and child and maternal health.
Prepared by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the World Youth Report on Youth Civic Engagement explores young people's participation in economic, political and community life, responding to growing interest in, and an increased policy focus on, youth civic engagement in recent years among Governments, young people and researchers. The Report provides thematic insights on economic, political and community engagement, coupled with expert opinion pieces so as to provide robust and varied perspectives into youth engagement.
Statistics on crimes, offenders, victims, law enforcement, and the criminal justice system in the United States. Find links to the BJS supported Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics and additional online BJS publications on the publications page.
From the International Centre for Prison Studies, provides up-to-date information on the global prison population and the rate per 100,000 of the national population (the prison population rate) in 218 countries and territories. Also available for download, World Female Imprisonment List, 2nd edition.
"The signature report of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being features statistics on children and families in the United States across a range of domains, including family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health."
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations. NCES is located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences. NCES fulfills a Congressional mandate to collect, collate, analyze, and report complete statistics on the condition of American education; conduct and publish reports; and review and report on education activities internationally.
An annual project undertaken by U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics with data provided by state education officials. Includes "fiscal and non-fiscal data about all public schools, public school districts and state education agencies; student and staff demographics; contact information for schools; and fiscal data."
This gender data portal offers gender information, catering to a wide range of users and providing data from a variety of sources. Data at the country level are organized under six thematic headings and the portal includes gender datasets from the United Nations as well as World Bank.
Provides a list of databases/reports on population, families and households pulled from various publications of the United Nations. Analyses are based mainly on statistics from international and national statistical sources.
Research shows that mental illnesses are common in the United States, affecting tens of millions of people each year. Estimates suggest that only half of people with mental illnesses receive treatment. The information on these pages includes currently available statistics on the prevalence and treatment of mental illnesses among the U.S. population. In addition, information is provided about possible consequences of mental illnesses, such as suicide and disability.
Behavioral health presents pressing health challenges to Hawaiʻi. The Hawaiʻi Behavioral Health Dashboard (HBHD) is a platform that aims to share information about behavioral health for Hawaiʻi focusing on three key areas: substance use, mental health and homelessness.
Mental health is a state of successful mental functioning, resulting in productive activities, fulfilling relationships, and the ability to adapt to change and cope with adversity. Mental health is indispensable to personal well-being, family and interpersonal relationships, and one’s contribution to society. Approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population is affected by mental illness during a given year.
In 1984, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) initiated the state-based Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) a cross-sectional telephone survey that state health departments conduct monthly over landline telephones and cellular telephones with a standardized questionnaire and technical and methodologic assistance from CDC. BRFSS is used to collect prevalence data among adult U.S. residents regarding their risk behaviors and preventive health practices that can affect their health status.