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Data Starting Points
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The data compendia listed below provide data across multiple subject areas. Data portals allow you to search data from diverse sources.
If you are not sure what type of data you are looking for, a compendia is a good place to start exploring for possibilities.
Excellent tool for exploring data. View various datasets from a wide range of subjects in customized tables, maps, and charts.
Statistical Abstract of the United States
(2013 to present) Important compendium of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Key Data Portals
Searchable international data from the UN covering various topics. Also serves as a portal to other international data sources.
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