These resources are available to anyone on campus. Some are available off campus only to Chemeketa students and employees.
Resources that are available to anyone, anywhere, are marked with a "world" symbol.
The best place to look for current statistics is on reliable internet sites, or in periodicals such as newspapers and magazines. We have provided a search of good statistics sites, and a variety of sites for you to explore.
Try our customized search, or browse the list of sites below.
- Bureau of Labor Statistics - http://www.bls.gov/
- Statistics covering unemployment, earnings, productivity, consumer prices (CPI), work stoppages, employee benefits, and occupational injuries. Regional, state, and/or local statistical breakdowns
- FedStats: one stop shopping for federal statistics - http://www.fedstats.gov/
- A subject guide to Web sites of statistics producing agencies of the U.S. government. There is an A-Z index of frequently-requested statistics, and a keyword search to find statistics on topics not covered in the alphabetical index.
- United Nations Statistics Division
- Information from the UN (United Nations) Statistics Division, including the publications World Statistics Pocketbook and Statistical Yearbook. Includes geographical, economic, demographic, and social indicators data for all 185 UN members.
- National Agricultural Statistics Service - http://www.nass.usda.gov/
- Statistics from the USDA on farms, crops, livestock, prices and related topics. Searches can be limited to state and county.
- Penn World Tables 6.1 - http://pwt.econ.upenn.edu/
- Statistics on 168 countries, including population, gross domestic product, consumption, investment, prices, construction, transportation equipment, standard of living, and more. "Penn World Table provides purchasing power parity and national income accounts converted to international prices for 168 countries for some or all of the years 1950-2000."
- U.S. Census Bureau Home Page - http://www.census.gov/
- Current world and U.S. population estimates and all kinds of statistical information about the U.S.A. Click on "Subjects A-Z" at the top of the page for an alphabetical list of information sources.
- Gale databases are rich in periodicals that have statistics.
- LexisNexis newspapers are a good place to look for statistics.
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Updated: 7 March 2012