Guides
Guide to Government Statistical Resources Online

General Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States (http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/)
Annual statistical compilation from the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Fedstats.gov (http://www.fedstats.gov/)
One-stop gateway to statistics from all Federal agencies and programs. Find data by agency, subject, or program.
California Statistical Abstract (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/sa_home.htm)
Annual compilation of California statistical data from the California Department of Finance (http://www.dof.ca.gov/). Tables are available in excel for downloading, or may be viewed as html or pdf formats.

Agriculture

U.S. Department of Agriculture (http://www.usda.gov/)
Food and Agriculture Organization (http://www.fao.org/)

Crime

U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (http://www.fbi.gov/)
U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics (http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/)
California Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Statistics Center (http://caag.state.ca.us/cjsc/)

Demography and Population

U.S. Bureau of the Census (http://www.census.gov/)
California Statistical Abstract (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/sa_home.htm)
Link to the latest annual compilation of statistical data from and about California.
California Department of Finance (http://www.dof.ca.gov/)
Agency compiles financial and economic data, demographic data, budget and finance data, for example:
European Union (http://europa.eu/index_en.htm)
United Nations (http://www.un.org/)

Economic Data

Economic Indicators.gov (http://www.esa.doc.gov/about-economic-indicators)
Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/)
This U.S. Dept. of Commerce agency collects and disseminates economic data including Gross Domestic Product, and National Income and Product Accounts.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (http://www.fas.usda.gov/data.asp)
OECD (http://www.oecd.org/)
World Bank (http://www.worldbank.org/)

Education and Health

National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/)
Data related to education in the United States. Popular publications including data are:
National Center for Health Statistics (http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/)
The Center collects vital and health statistics and conducts surveys and collects data on health issues.
California Department of Health Services (http://www.dhs.ca.gov/)
California Department of Education (http://www.cde.ca.gov/)

Selected International Organization Statistical Data

Asian Development Bank (http://www.adb.org/)
European Union (http://europa.eu/index_en.htm)
World Trade Organization (http://www.wto.org/)

Foreign Statistics

OFFSTATS (http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/stats/offstats/)
Official Statistics on the Web. Available by country, by region, or by topic.

Other Guides

Government Statistics (http://zimmer.csufresno.edu/~caroldo/govtstats.html)
Guide prepared by CSU Fresno
Statistical Resources on the Web (http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html)
Guide from University of Michigan Document Center provides good subject guide to government statistics.

Data from other sources

ICPSR - Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/)
UC Data - UC Berkeley (http://ucdata.berkeley.edu/)