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collection of online and library resources that provide state, national, and international data on a variety of topics
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  • Tennessee Health Statistics
    Statistics and publications on public health issues in Tennessee. Includes County Health Rankings, a report that ranks the overall health of the counties in all 50 states. Tennessee Department of Health.
  • CDC Data & Statistics by topic
    Data & statistics on public health issues organized by topic. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • CDC FastStats
    Alphabetical list of statistics and data on public health issues. Same resources available from CDC Data & Statistics by topic link.
  • Global Health Observatory
    Sections: Global Health Observatory, Data Repository, Reports, and Country statistics. World Health Organization (WHO)
  • World Health Statistics
    Recent health statistics from member nations. World Health Organization (WHO)

Cultural. Political, and Social

A collection of web resources focusing on cultural, political, and social  topics.


  • The World Fact Book (CIA)
    Information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
  • Eurostat
    Publications and statistics on Europe gathered by European Statistical System, a European Union agency.
  • UNdata
    Portal to statistical databases produced by various UN agencies. United Nations
  • globalEDGE
    Web-portal provides information on global business activities. Michigan State University
  • International Trade and Tariff data
    Trade statistics. World Trade Organization (WTO)
  • World Bank: data
    Data about development in countries around the globe. The World Bank

United States - general

  • FedStats
    Official statistical information produced by the Federal Government. Convenient searching and linking to more than 100 agencies.
  • Data and Statistics: portal to data and statistics arranged by topic.

United States - census

  • 2010 Census
    Census briefs, summary files, and population maps based on data gathered in the latest decennial census. U.S. Census Bureau
  • American FactFinder
    Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) on a community. Search census data, American Community Survey, American Housing Survey and other government surveys. U.S. Census Bureau
  • Historical Census Browser
    Portal to census statistical data for the United States from 1790-1960. University of Virginia Library.

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