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World Tax Database (University of Michigan)
Provides tax revenues, government expenditures and tax rates for individual or groups of countries for many years. Coverage varies by variable and year.
International  Government  Economics 
november 2013
North Atlantic Population Project (MN Pop Ctr)
Census microdata from Canada, Great Britain, Germany, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States from 1801 to 1910.
International  Social 
november 2013
B R E A D Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development :: Working Papers
B R E A D is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, dedicated to encourage research and scholarship in development economics. "Many of these datasets are either in the public domain or can be obtained at modest cost from the data collection agency."
International  Development  Health  Social 
november 2013
Country Statistical Yearbooks - Research Guides at University of Wisconsin-Madison
Links to individual countries' statistical yearbooks (note: print holdings are specific to UW-Madison)
International  Statistics 
november 2013
Housing Affordability Index (Composite) (COMPHAI) - FRED - St. Louis Fed
From the National Association of Realtors, historical monthly index.
Economics  Housing 
november 2013
EM-DAT | International Disaster Database
Allows searching by country, time period and type of disaster. Includes both natural and man-made ("technological") disasters. Includes a trends feature and maps. Allows grouping by broad types of disaster.
Environment  International 
november 2013
Millenium Challenge Corporation Open Data Catalog
Data generated, collected and held by independent U.S. foreign aid agency, MCC. Focus on policy reforms and economic growth opportunities to ameliorate global poverty. Projects include economic development, health, agriculture, infrastructure and more.
Health  Economics  Environment  International  Development 
july 2013
Poverty and Homelessness
"PD&R's primary function is to support HUD's mission and the policy agenda of the Secretary. PD&R performs policy analysis, research, surveys, studies, and evaluations; both short- and long-term; to help the Secretary and other principal staff make informed decisions on HUD policies, programs, and budget and legislative proposals. These activities provide the Department and the nation with current information on housing needs, market conditions, and HUD programs, as well as research on important housing and community development issues.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
ICPSR The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
ICPSR, of which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a member, "...maintains and provides access to a vast archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
National Archive of Criminal Justice Data
Access to this data requires establishing a login with the ICPSR.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Marital Status from Infoplease
"Find the number of marriages and divorces, the percent never married, policies on same-sex marriage by state, and more."
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Cumulative List of Organizations--From the Internal Revenue Service
"...list of organizations eligible to receive tax-deductible charitable contributions."
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Statistical Yearbook of the United Nations
The text is in French; the data for 1926-1944 and includes employment, population, and public finance statistics
Social  Statistics  International 
may 2013
Mental health Services Locator
When a specific state has been selected, data for that state may be identified
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve
"Homelessness: Programs and the People They Serve is a recently released set of publications and a collaborative effort of the Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Using 1996 statistics...
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Guidestar: the National Database of Nonprofit Organizations
"...focused on facilitating access to information about the operations and finances of nonprofit organizations. Our vision is to create an interactive "marketplace of information" that connects nonprofit organizations, donors, foundations, and businesses."
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Fedstats
This is a clearinghouse for websites of statistics for federal agencies. Searching may be conducted by topic, geography, or agency
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Uniform Crime Reports from the Federal Bureau of Investigation
"Crime in the United States (CIUS) is an annual publication in which the FBI compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and individual agencies. This report also includes arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data." Online availability extends back to 1995
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
CensusScope
"CensusScope is an easy-to-use tool for investigating U.S. demographic trends, brought to you by the Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) at the University of Michigan. With eye-catching graphics and exportable trend data, CensusScope is designed for both generalists and specialists.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Families and Living Arrangements from the Current Population Survey
Data from an annual Current Population Survey of families is presented, along with historical tables
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Poverty--U.S. Census Bureau
View the most recent reports, briefs, and data on poverty for the past 12 months." Data includes historical poverty data.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Journey to Work and Place of Work
Here find County to County Worker Flow Files and Journey to Work from the Census and the American Community Survey, as well as other tables and time series relevant to travel to work
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Statistical Resources on the Web: University of Michigan Documents Center
This site provides annotated links to specific subjects for social science data searchers
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Facts About Homelessness
"The National Coalition for the Homeless publishes fact sheets on various aspects of homelessness. Each sheet summarizes facts and issues and contains a list of recommended reading for further research.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
NationMaster.com
Social, economic, and cultural statistics are aggregated and may be displayed through graphs, charts, and rankings
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Labor Force Statistics from the US Bureau of the Census
"Find the official monthly measurements of the labor force released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics...Find data on employment and unemployment in specific industries and occupations, including data for EEO purposes.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Labor Market Information from the Employment Security Commission of North Carolina
Here find North Carolina's labor force statistics, employment and wages by industry, insured unemployment statistics, and other relevant data
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Reports of the National Study of Youth and Religion
Among the reports emanating from this ongoing study are ones assessing parental and family relationships factored with the presence of religion in the family, religion and risk behaviors, religion and self image, and life attitudes
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Wiretap Reports from U. S. Courts
Tables convey data from United States District Courts as well as State Courts
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Worldwide Church Attendance--from the University of Michigan
"Study of worldwide rates of religiosity, church attendance"
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
The Geography of Race in the U. S.
"This website explores the spatial distribution of racial groups in the United States, its historical and contemporary causes, and its consequences for racial inequality. Location matters for one's access to many goods: decent housing, employment opportunities, voting power, education, low-cost public services, a clean environment, connections to influential people.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
ARDA American Religion Data Archive
The project, supported by the Lilly endowment, permits searching of survey questions, analyzing results to construct charts and graphs, mapping results, finding data sets, and retrieving reports based on geographic variables.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
American Indian and Alaska Native Children: Findings From the Base Year of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study, Birth Cohort (ECLS-B) from NCES
"...provides descriptive information about American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN) children born in the United States in 2001. It presents information on characteristics of their families, on children's mental and physical skills, on children's first experiences in childcare, on the fathers of these children, and on their prenatal care.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Mental Health: A Report of the Surgeon General
Included in this report are general data, prevalence by age group, and related expenditures by payer
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Social Security Administration, Office of Policy (Research and analysis)
"The Office of Policy is the agency's source for statistics on the impact and operations of the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income programs and on the earnings of the working and beneficiary populations.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Social Security and Employment
International and national data and reports are linked here.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (available surveys)
News, analysis and data on the role of religion in politics, social issues, candidates and political parties relevant to respective election seasons.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
StatBase--Datasets by Theme
Based in the Office of National Statistics, United Kingdom, this tool makes available data gathered in the UK, and includes access to the UK decennial census
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
O*Net Online (Occupational Information Network)
"The O*NET database contains several hundred variables that represent descriptors of work and worker characteristics, including skill requirements.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Paycheck to Paycheck
" In this revised and updated version of its online, interactive database Paycheck to Paycheck, the Center for Housing Policy presents wage information for more than 60 occupations and home prices and rents for nearly 200 metropolitan areas. Paycheck to Paycheck utilizes consistent measures of wages and housing costs ..."
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
On this page, scroll down to the facts and figures section to locate data
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
Point in Time Counts of the Homeless in North Carolina
Data collected by the North Carolina Coalition to End Homelessness and the North Carolina Interagency Council for Coordinating Homeless Programs using HUD forms, presented in pdf files for the state as a whole and individual Continua of Care (multi-county) regions. More recent counts include number of people shifted to permanent supportive housing, and reports include year to year comparisons.
Social  Statistics 
may 2013
U.S. Congress Votes Database
"This site, washingtonpost.com's U.S. Congress Votes Database, is a deep database of every vote in the United States Congress since the 102nd Congress (1991). It lets you browse votes in a variety of ways -- both in aggregate and for individual members of Congress. Browse the database by drilling down to a particular Congress (e.g. 109th Congress) or particular member (e.g. 109th Congress senators).
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Mayoral Election Results Database, United States Conference of Mayors
"Search for election data by city, state, party, year (1999 - present) or candidate name.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Interactive U.S. Presidential Election Maps, 1789 to Present
"270towin.com is an interactive Electoral College map for 2012 and a history of Presidential elections in the United States. Since electoral votes are generally allocated on an "all or none" basis by state, the election of a U.S President is about winning the popular vote in enough states to achieve 270 electoral votes, a majority of the 538 that are available. It is not about getting the most overall popular votes, as we saw in the 2000 election, when the electoral vote winner (Bush) and the popular vote winner (Gore) were different."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Campaigns and Elections Project, Center for Congressional and Presidential Studies
"The central goal of the Federal Elections Project is to mesh the 2000 U.S. federal election results at the precinct level with the demographic data from the 2000 U.S. Census.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Election Information, Data and Maps
From the Geostat Center, University of Virginia Library, this metasite links to numerous sources of election data.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
CQ Voting and Elections Collection
CQ Voting and Elections Collection provides detailed voting data for the study of American politics, both past and present. Presidential, Senatorial, Congressional, and Gubernatorial candidates are covered, as are campaigns and elections, political parties, and voters and demographics. Data can be downloaded and manipulated to cover an individual's career, seat competition, party control, and party switches, among other aspects of American politics. The Collection also includes an encyclopedia, a calendar and chronology, and definitions and sources of the data. For data, use the "Export/Download" link at left.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Lijphart Elections Archive
"The Lijphart Elections Archive, housed at the University of California, San Diego campus, is a research collection of district level election results for approximately 350 national legislative elections in 26 countries. The objective of the Archive is to systematically collect election statistics in as much detail as possible, including, as a minimum, the results at the level of the individual election districts in which votes are converted into seats.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Data on the Net
"Search or browse our listing of 361 Internet sites of numeric Social Science statistical data, data catalogs, data libraries, social science gateways, addresses and more."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Voter Registration and Election Results Data
FTP site for downloading latest ten years of North Carolina data. Read the README text file toward the bottom of the list to figure out which files you need. Variables include name, address, demographic information, party affiliation, place of birth, and date of original registration within the state, among others.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Veteran Data
Veteran population in the U.S. and Puerto Rico by nation, state, county, congressional district and Veterans Integrated Service Network (VISN). Variables available differ by geographic level but include service branch, officer/enlisted, Gulf War, age groups, period served, race/ethnicity, living and deaths. The map on this page provides a profile when you hover over a given state, but the data are available in Excel format from the Population Tables list on the right side of the page.
Military 
may 2013
Voting and Registration
"Information on reported voting and registration by various demographic and socioeconomic characteristics is collected for the nation in November of congressional and presidential election years in the Current Population Survey (CPS). Detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends in selected areas is listed below. Estimates and projections of voting-age population derived from administrative records and Census 2000 are also provided.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Census Redistricting Data, Bureau of Census
Links here are to relevant redistricting data, such as the 2000 Census redistricting data.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Project Vote Smart
"As a national library of factual information, Project Vote Smart covers your candidates and elected officials in five basic categories: biographical information, issue positions, voting records, campaign finances and interest group ratings."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Atlas of U S Presidential Elections
"The Atlas is a free internet resource providing results of U.S. Presidential Elections to the world community. Data is collected from many official sources and presented here in one convenient location."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
U. S. Historical Election Returns, 1788-1982
Pages delineate election returns available from the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Social Policy Virtual Library
The International Social and Public Policy Reserach Information Gateway provides links to international, political, employment and income, and social program data. Data is linked by topic and by geography
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
North Carolina State Board of Elections
Includes voter registration, voter turnout, election results by county and precinct, campaign finance data
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
National Association of State Election Directors
The links to individual state directors will usually lead to election data for that state.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
U.S. Elections, from Information Please
Electoral and popular vote tabulations are provided
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
U.S. Presidential Elections, Election Central, from History Central
"We present both the popular and electoral votes in each election, as well as states won, issues in the election and turnout. We also provide a complete review of the 2004 election."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
Campaign Finance Reports and Data, from the Federal Election Commission
This database is searchable and also allows reading of the "financial disclosure reports from House, Senate and Presidential campaigns, Parties and PACs from 1993 to the present."
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
American National Election Studies
Provided are "...data on voting, public opinion, and political participation that serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers and journalists concerned with the theoretical and empirical foundations of mass politics in a democratic society.
Politics  Elections 
may 2013
United Nations Common Database
"The UN Common Database gathers in one place over 300 statistical series of country and area data collected by the United Nations Statistics Division. Demographic data include population by age, sex, urban/rural; AIDS cases, births, deaths, fertility, life expectancy, marriage, migration. Data for 278 countries and areas total. Time series, projections."
Population/Demographics 
may 2013
Medal of Honor Citations
Arranged by war or campaign, this is a collection of Medal of Honor citations since 1861. Includes Medal of Honor statistics, and special awards to African Americans and Asia-Pacific Americans
Military 
may 2013
WAC Statistics, Korean War through Vietnam War
Data is displayed by Enlisted, Officers, and Warrant Officers
Military 
may 2013
Population Representation in Military Services
Annual report with data on demographic representation in the military (age, race and ethnicity, sex, etc). Reports back to 1997 available.
Military 
may 2013
Quadrennial Review of Military Compensation
Quadrennial (every four years) review of military compensation. Covers adequacy of compensation, special pays and bonuses, pay for performance, housing allowance, retirement, health care, quality of life, etc.
Military 
may 2013
Compensation Greenbook. (Use Mozilla Firefox)
The Compensation Greenbook is an annual publication which contains selected military compensation tables broken down by a number of variables including, pay grade, family size, and income tax brackets.
Military 
may 2013
U.S. Military Korean War Statistics
Includes statistics battle and non-battle deaths, wounded, unaccounted for, prisoners of war. Some data is is broken down by branch of service
Military 
may 2013
Iraq Coalition Casualty Count
Detailed data (names, dates, etc.) of U.S., coalition, and contractor casualties as well as numbers of Iraqis and Afghanistanis casualties. Counts from the Department of Defense. Reports of civilian casualties in the Iraq war.
Military 
may 2013
IPUMS International
Harmonized census microdata from 26 countries (and growing). [keywords: international development]
International  Development 
may 2013
Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean 2007 (IDB)
Thematic map of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean 2007 in $US. Historical data from 2001 where available. From the Inter-American Development Bank. [keywords: international development]
International  Development 
may 2013
World Income Inequality Database - UNU WIDER
The UNU-WIDER World Income Inequality Database (WIID) collects and stores information on income inequality for developed, developing, and transition countries. Gini coefficient and quintile and decile income shares, survey means and medians along with the income shares of the richest 5% and the poorest 5%. 156 countries and areas, some data from before 1960. Available as Zipped Excel file. [keywords: international development]
International  Development 
may 2013
Database on immigrants and expatriates OECD
Internationally comparable data set with detailed information on the foreign-born population for most member countries of the OECD. The data were obtained in most cases from the 2000 round decennial population censuses. Five data files are provided, one on the total population, one on the population 15+ by educational attainment and three files giving emigration rates to OECD countries by country of origin of i) total population; ii) population aged 15 and over; iii) highly educated persons, for approximately 100 countries. Provides a broad view of the significance of highly skilled emigration, for both OECD and less developed countries. [keywords: international development, immigration]
International  Development 
may 2013
Active Duty Military Deaths, Race/Ethnicity Summary (as of 7/25/2009)
Deaths in the Korean War, Vietnam Conflict, Persian Gulf War, and total since 1980. Includes American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino, Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and White
Military 
may 2013
Civilian Personnel Data (U.S.)
Department of Defense (DoD) employment by organization and function, FY 1996-present; DoD civilian strength, FY 1950-2001; Civilian manpower statistics, 1997-1999; Worldwide geographic distribution of DoD civilians; Distribution of personnel by state and other locations FY 1994-present. Department of Defense, Directorate for Information and Reports
Military 
may 2013
Military Personnel Statistics (U.S.)
Active duty military strength, by service, FY 1950-2011; by region/country, 1950-present; by rank/grade, 2001-present; women-only reports, FY 1994-present; selected medical care statistics, 1978-1996. Department of Defense, Directorate for Information and Reports
Military 
may 2013
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