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Government Documents and Information

How to find and use Gould Library's government documents collection + many more links to government information on the web.

Statistics from the Government

The U.S. government is a major collector and publisher of statistics. Many federal agencies collect and publish statistics and there are also books and online sources that compile these. Look for statistics from the agency relevant to your research topic or start with one of the major sources listed on this page.

Statistical Agencies of the U.S. Government

This article outlines the 13 principle statistical agencies of the government.

Major Sources

These are some of the most frequently requested statistics but there are many more agency statistics besides the ones below.