Links to Statistical Sources
The MacPháidín Library receives a number of statistical publications from the Federal Government. Check HillSearch for the library's holdings. The links listed below can be used as a starting point to find statistical information on the web.
- Bureau of Economic Analysis
An agency of the Department of Commerce. It provides statistics for economic activity on national economic accounts, regional and international accounts. The Bureau of Economic Analysis presents basic information on the United States economy, regional economic development, and the United States position in the world economy.
- National Economic Accounts
Includes statistics on GDP; Personal Income and Outlay; Industry and Wealth Data
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
An agency within the Department of Labor. This agency gathers statistical information in the broad fields of labor and economics.
- Employment and Unemployment Statistics
Statistics on Employment & Unemployment National Employment • National Unemployment Rate • State and Local Employment • State and Local Unemployment Rates • Mass Layoffs •Employment Projections • Job Openings and Labor Turnover • Employment by Occupation • Longitudinal Studies • State and County Employment • Time Use - At a Glance Tables
- International Economic Accounts
Statistics on Imports and Exports prices; Foreign Labor Statistics; International Labor Statistics Center
- Regional Economic Accounts
Statistics on Gross State Product; State Personal Income; Local Area Personal Income
- Price & Living Conditions
Statistics on Inflation & Consumer Spending Consumer Price Index • Inflation Calculator • Contract Escalation • Producer Price Indexes • Import/Export Price Indexes • Consumer Expenditures
- Compensation & Working Conditions
Statistics on Industries at a Glance • Employment, Hours, and Earnings • Occupations • Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities • Producer Price Indexes • Employment Costs • Productivity
- Productivity & Technology
Statistics on Productivity and Costs • Multifactor Productivity • International Comparisons
- Employment Projections
Statistics on Occupational Outlook Handbook • Occupational Outlook Quarterly • Employment • Wages by Area and Occupation • Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities • Employment Projections
- International Programs
Statistics on Import/Export Price Indexes • Foreign Labor Statistics • International Technical Cooperation
- Regional News Releases
Information from Boston; New York; Philadelphia; Atlanta; Chicago; Dallas; Kansas City; San Francisco
Some publications includes Occupational Outlook Handbook Monthly Labor Review Online • Compensation and Working Conditions • Occupational Outlook Quarterly • The Editor's Desk • Career Guide to Industries • Economic News Releases • Research Papers and more
A database produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of St.Louis. FRED can provide historical U.S. economic and financial data, including daily U.S. interest rates, monetary and business indicators, exchange rates, balance of payments.
- US Census Bureau
The Census Bureau's primary function is to collect, process, compile, and disseminate statistical data for the use of other government agencies and the general public. You can access statistical information in many subject areas such as: income, poverty, housing, and the economic census. This web site has the Population Clock, State and County Quick Facts, and the latest economic indicators
- Statistical Abstract of the United States
A collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. The Abstract can be a guide to other sources of data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.
Online Search Engines
Search more the 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government by title or keywords. There is also an A to Z subject list. This site is maintained by the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy.