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:


Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement

Country Studies

  • 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)

Demographics (Census)



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