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This Social Science Google-Custom Search Engine searches all the Social Science departments at UC Berkeley. The UC Berkeley librarians have targeted 800+ academic, government agency, non-profit, and other web sites that provide high quality, downloadable statistical information and data sets. Emphasis is on data pertaining to the social sciences, health, developing countries, energy, natural resources, and the environment.

 

Centers for Disease Control, Wonder: This web portal created by the CDC provides access to the latest medical information on chronic conditions, human diseases and public health. Also available on CDC Wonder are a wide variety of public health reports and medical statistics.

 

County and City Data Books: This resource provides access to the electronic versions of the 1944-1983, 1988, 1994, and 2000 County and City Data Books. This service is provided by the Geostat Center. Statistics for El Dorado County are available in this reference source.

 

Economic Statistics and Indicators Database: Provided by Economy Watch, Figures calculated include Gross Domestic Product, employment, inflation, interest rates, currency, exchange rates, trade figures, money, supply and pricing for everything from houses to uranium. Use this data by finding country, economic indicator or year of interest and then browse the data.

 

Fedstats: "Provides easy access to statistics and information produced by more than 100 U.S. Federal Government agencies.

 

NationMaster: "A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations. NationMaster is a vast compilation of data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, UN, and OECD. Using the form above, you can generate maps and graphs on all kinds of statistics with ease."

 

OECD iLibrary: The OECD iLibrary is the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. The Factbook published by the organization for economic cooperation worldwide and development includes sections on Economic, Environmental and Social Statistics. While OECD iLibrary is a subscription-based service and requires proper access to some full-text titles, many content areas are freely available to any site visitor, such as the OECD Factbook, Working Papers, OECD Key Tables, and more.

 

Offstats: This database, sponsored by the University of Auckland Library, provides access to free statistics from official sources on the web. Web links are arranged by country, region or subject and the database can be searched by a single category, or a combination of categories. All of the content of the database is held in the public domain and is available through the Internet.

 

Rand California: Comprehensive Statistics: For full text reports use this subscription database link. Covers nearly 100 statistical sites including recent full-text economic reports.

 

United Nations Statistics: The UN's statistical data division has developed a resource portal which combines 15 databases and 55 million records from different UN agencies, searchable by keyword. Major topics include agriculture, employment, education, energy, environment, health, human development, industry, information, and communication technology, population, refugees, trade, and tourism.

 

World Health Organization: "The WHO Statistical Information System is the guide to health and health-related epidemiological and statistical information available from the World Health Organization. Most WHO technical programmes make statistical information available, and they will be linked from here. You also have the possibility to search by keywords within the WHOSIS or throughout the entire WHO site."

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Government record of statistics for the unemployment rate, productivity, and other related statistics including quick reference tables in the Economy at a Glance section.

 

Bureau of Justice Statistics: Statistics about: crime and victims, drugs and crime, criminal offenders, the justice system in the United States, law enforcement, prosecution, courts and sentencing, corrections, justice expenditure and employment.

 

California Labor Market Information Division: Provides current labor force and industry employment data; employment projections; training, wage, and experience information for occupations, and much more.

 

Census Bureau, United States (Census 2000): Gateway to Census 2000 and Census 1930; excellent links to minority statistics and some genealogy information. This site also gives the latest economic indicators.

 

Decennial Censuses from 1790-2000: (Adobe PDF File) The "Measuring America" is a government document prepared by U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. Census Bureau covering the census questionnaires used to gather statistics from 1790-2000. Both the process and interpretation of these statistics are given throughout this extensive report.

 

Easy Stats: "Easy Stats provides quick and easy access to selected statistics collected by the U.S. Census Bureau through the American Community Survey. This interactive tool provides the latest statistics about communities, searchable by different geographies including states, counties, incorporated places (towns/cities) and census designated places (CDP). Also viewable are detailed racial, age and sex breakdowns.

 

Elementary Statistics and Probability Tutorials: This free Internet resource provides tutorials and problems on counting principles and probabilities. Developed and maintained by Dr. Abdelkader Dendane, Professor of Mathematics at United Arab Emirates University.

 

Eurostat: "Eurostat is the Statistical Office of the European Communities situated in Luxembourg. Its task is to provide the European Union with statistics at European level that enable comparisons between countries and regions."

 

Federal Land Records: Maintained by the Bureau of Land Management and the General Land Office, this site offers researchers a source of information on the initial transfer of land titles from the Federal government to individuals. Also available is image access to more than three million Federal land title records for Eastern Public Land States, issued between 1820 and 1908. Although very comprehensive, the site does not currently contain every Federal title record.

 

Journal of Statistics Education: "Disseminates knowledge for the improvement of statistics education at all levels, including elementary, secondary, post-secondary, post-graduate, continuing, and workplace education."

 

Local Socioeconomic Data: "Local Labs is making difficult to navigate socioeconomic data practically accessible and easily navigable." Statistical data by State from 2009 to the latest current year, in the following economic sectors: Income, Work, Education, Housing, Race, Language and Population.

 

Marriage Record Index: This site allows researchers access to thousands of marriage records by the name of the bride or groom. "Virtually all of the pre-1900 marriages are included ... for Arizona, Idaho and Nevada." Also includes many records from other western states. It is an ongoing project of the Brigham Young University-Idaho Family History Center.

 

Mortality Schedules: "In 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 census enumerators were directed to secure in addition to the usually required census data, information as to all persons dying within the 12 months preceding the census taking. These lists became known as the 'Mortality Schedules.'" Mortality Schedules are searchable, or browsable by state. Listings include name, age, sex, marital status, state or country of birth, death date, occupation, and cause of death.

 

National Center for Education Statistics: "National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) collects, analyzes and makes available, data related to education in the U.S. and other nations."

 

Physical Oceanography Distributed Active Archive Center: The PO.DAAC is an element of the Earth Observing System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). data center for measurements focused on ocean surface topography (OST), sea surface temperature (SST), ocean winds, sea surface salinity (SSS), gravity, ocean circulation and sea ice.

 

Statistical Abstract of the U.S.: "Description of contents of Statistical Abstract of the United States and links to its supplements and additional features."

 

Statistical Online Computational Resource: The SOCR provides portable online aids for probability and statistics education, technology based instruction and statistical computing. SOCR tools and resources include a repository of interactive applets, computational and graphing tools, instructional and course materials. Sponsored by the Statistics Department at UCLA.

 

Vital Records Information - United States: "Information about where to obtain vital records (i.e. birth or death certificate, marriage license, divorce decree) from each state, territory and county of the U.S."

 

United States Gazetteer: Census information for cities throughout the U.S. from 1990 and 2000 with area maps (including Placerville).

 

United States Census Bureau: Gateway to Census 2000 and Census 1940; excellent links to minority statistics and some geneology information. This site also gives the latest economic indicators.