Web Links


General Statistics

Data.gov - The United States government's open data website. Browse topics, search datasets, or find government statistics apps.

Fedstats - Provides easy access to the public to statistical information produced by over 70 federal government agencies.

Gapminder - "Unveiling the beauty of statistics for a fact-based worldview". The site includes interactive world statistic charts, informative videos, downloads, and teacher resources.

Internet Crossroads in Social Science Data

Oklahoma Data - From the State of Oklahoma.

Statistical Abstract of the United States - A comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

Statistical Resources on the Web - Replaced by GovDocs Statistics Search from the University of Michigan. Statistical resources on the web in categories, such as agriculture, finance, health, and housing.

STATS - The Statistical Assessment Service. "We check out the numbers behind the news."

USASpending.gov - Government spending search engine.

World Factbook - Profiles of countries around the world from the CIA. 

Worldwide Open Data Websites - International government open data websites.  


Administration on Aging - Aging statistics compiled from federal sources. 

Aging Integrated Database - Statistics on caregivers, senior centers, abuse prevention, and more.

Agingstats.gov - Includes the report Older Americans: Key Indicators of Well Being.

Census and Demographics

Census Bureau (U.S.)

American Fact Finder - Population, housing, economic, and geographic data.

School Enrollment - Current and historical data.

County and City Databooks  - Provides population, education, crime and other data for cities and counties throughout the United States.

GenderStats - A database of gender world-wide statistics and indicators designed with user-friendly, menu-driven features.

National Vital Statistics System - Provides analyzed data collected from federal and local governmental bodies on births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and fetal deaths.

Population Reference Bureau - U.S. and International population statistics and data.

Children and Families

Administration for Children and Families - Includes statistics for adoption/foster care, Head Start programs, and child abuse, TANF, and indicators of well-being.

Child care and Early Education Research Connections - Offers research and data resources for researchers, policy makers, practitioners, and others.  

Childinfo.org - Sponsored by UNICEF. International statistics on children and women.

Childstats.gov - Access to statistics and reports on children and families.

Child Trends Databank - Contains over 100 key indicators of child and youth wellbeing. Includes the What Works / LINKS database of programs that work and don't work to enhance children's development.

Data Resource Center for Child & Adolescent Health

Kids Count Data Center - Data on the well-being of children at the state and local levels. 

Criminal Justice

Bureau of Justice Statistics - Statistics on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.

Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention - Statistics Briefing Book.

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Data Resource Center

Economic and Labor

Bureau of Economic Analysis - Economic statistics, including the Survey of Current Business.

Bureau of Labor Statistics - Employment, unemployment, and average earnings statistics. Includes the Consumer Price Index as well.

American Time Use Survey - Measures the amount of time people spend doing various activities, such as paid work, childcare, volunteering, and socializing. 

Occupational Outlook Handbook - Tells the training and education needed, earnings. expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, and working conditions for hundreds of jobs.

Business Data and Statistics Sites from USA.gov.

Economic Indicators - Quick access to economic indicators from the U.S. Census Bureau.

The Economist Country Profiles  

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) - U.S. Banking industry statistics.

Internal Revenue Service, Tax Statistics - Statistics for individuals, businesses, and charitable organizations.

Oklahoma Labor Market Statistics

The Recession in Perspective - Compares output and employment changes during the present recession with the same data for the 10 previous recessions.Compare length of recession, depth of recession, or limit the data to one state.

World Development Indicators -  Over 1,000 indicators from the World Bank dataset.

World Economic and Development Statistics from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Browse through the country, topic, or statistics sections.


Eurydice: Information Network on Education in Europe

National Center for Education Statistics - Collects and analyses data that is related to education in the United States and other countries.  

The Condition of Education - Annual report that summarizes current developments and trends in education. 

Digest of Education Statistics  - A yearly compilation of education statistics from private and government sources covering pre-K through graduate school.

Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System - Data on colleges, universities, and technical and vocational postsecondary institutions in the United States.

School District Demographics System - Provides a map viewer, snapshot reports, profiles and comparisons.

Schools and Staffing Survey - Surveys public and private schools personnel to track school trends.

State Education Data Profiles - Statewide (or compare up to 4 states) information in elementary/secondary education characteristics and finance, postsecondary education, public libraries, assessments, and selected demographics.

National Education Association's Rankings and Estimates - An annual report that provides current and projected state-level statistics for public K-12 schools.

UNESCO Institute for Statistics - International education statistics.


Climate.gov - U.S. government climate data portal. 

Energy Information Administration - Energy statistics such as weekly gas prices, greenhouse gas emissions, and fuel consumption.

Environmental Protection Agency Data Finder

Historical Weather Database - Temperature and precipitation data for 2,000 cities worldwide is available in the historical database.

National Agricultural Statistics Service - Statistics covering crops, livestock, costs and prices, demographics, and environmental aspects of agriculture.

Pesticide Use in Agriculture

For more energy links, see the Science section.


Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Research Briefs - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

America's Health Rankings - An annual ranking of national health on a state-by-state basis. Collaborative effort with the United Health Foundation.

Center for Disease Control Data and Statistics 

CDC Wonder - Health reports and data by topic.

Dartmouth Atlas of Healthcare - Documents glaring variations in how medical resources are distributed and used in the United States.

Healthdata.gov - The U.S. Federal government's health statistics portal.

Mental Health Atlas: Tells where to access more detailed data for nations which collect mental health statistics.  

National Center for Health Statistics - The Federal Government's principal health statistics agency.

FastStats - Quick access to statistical information on public health topics.

National Institute of Mental Health Statistics

State Health Facts - Free current health data on a variety of topics including health status, health coverage and uninsured, Medicaid and CHIP, health costs and budget, minority health, women's health, HIV/AID, and more.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive (SAMHDA)

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Statistics - Included reports on mental health services offered in the U.S. and statistics on drug abuse and mental illness.

World Health Organization Data and Statistics  - International health and water and sanitation statistics.

Opinion Polls

The Odum Institute - Public opinion poll question database.

Pew Research Center - A non-partisan think tank that "conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research". 


Department of Energy Data Explorer - "Discover science, technology, engineering research and data collections from the US Department of Energy".

National Library of Energy

National Science Foundation, Division of Science Resources Statistics - Science and engineering statistics.