Statistics Research Sites
Statistics can be found in many government sources, both print and online. Some good general statistical reference books in the library are the Statistical Abstract of the United States ( Ref HA202 .U54), City and County Data Book (Gov Doc Ref C 3.134/2:C 83/2/) and the World Almanac and Book of Facts (Ref AY67 .N5 W7). Other relevant statistical sources might be:
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S.) – for Employment, Spending, Inflation, etc.
- CenStats – for County Building Permits or Business Patterns, & International Trade Statistics (online only).
- County Business Patterns – Michigan Gov Doc Ref C 3.204/3-24:
- The Economic Census and NAICS Code
- Economic Report of the President – Gov Doc Ref 42.9:
- Small Business Profiles – for Michigan & other states (online only)
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
- Uniform Crime Reports – an annual publication with detailed statistics on indexed crime.
- Sourcebook of [U.S.] Criminal Justice Statistics (Gov Doc Ref J 29.9/6:)
- Area Handbook Series – Individual Country Studies Published by the Library of Congress; located in the library for checkout (search the Osterlin Library Online Catalog WebCat under "Country Study" and name of the Country, e.g. "Country Study" Poland)
- World Factbook (Ref G122.U56)
- Condition of Education (Gov Doc Ref ED 1.109:)
- Digest of Education Statistics (Gov Doc Ref ED 1.326:)