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Selected Statistics Databases and Sources Online PART ONE

Selected Statistics Databases and Sources Online PART ONE




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UNSD Statistical Databases - United Nations Statistics Division

Commodity Trade Statistics Database (COMTRADE)
UN Comtrade is a repository of official trade statistics and relevant analytical tables. It contains annual trade statistics starting from 1962 and monthly trade statistics since 2010. Free access to detailed global trade data (with download limit of 50,000 records per data query; no limitation on number of data queries). Premium service (personalization feature, bulk download of millions of records / data streaming via web services, and special professional assistance) is available for a fee.

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Census Knowledge Base 
The Census Knowledge Base, a fundamental part of the resource centre for the 2010 World Population and Housing Census Programme, is a repository of documents relevant for the field of population and housing census taking. more...
Demographic Yearbook system
Statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce, more...
Distat, the United Nations Disability Statistics Database 
Basic statistics on human functioning and disability, more...
Good practices database
View this valuable source of information in good practices in official statistics, more...
Experience this global learning project for middle and secondary students with statistical information on countries. more...
Joint Oil Data Initiative (JODI) 
View the monthly oil data for the countries reporting to UNSD, more...
Millennium Indicators Database
48 indicators, to measure progress towards the achievement of the Millennium Declaration development goals. more...
Monthly Bulletin of Statistics Online (MBS Online)
This Internet database presents current monthly economic statistics for most of the countries and areas of the world. more...
National Accounts Main Aggregates Database
Contains a complete and consistent set of time series of main national accounts aggregates from 1970 onwards, more...
Population of capital cities and cities of 100,000 and more inhabitants
Population of city proper urban agglomeration, more...
Population and housing censuses: census dates
Population and housing census information, more...
Population and Vital Statistics on Internet
Quarterly report on the latest census and mid-year population; latest vital statistics of births, deaths and infant deaths, more...
Service Trade Statistics
UN ServiceTrade, the United Nations database with Statistics on International Trade in Services, contains annual detailed trade in services data. more...
Social Indicators
Tables with social indicators covering a wide range of subject matter fields such as education, housing, health, water, more...
Statistics and indicators on women and men
Statistics and indicators on six specific fields of concern: population, families, health, education, work and politics and human rights, more...

Statistical database

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
statistical database is a database used for statistical analysis purposes. It is an OLAP (online analytical processing), instead of OLTP 
(online transaction processing) system. Modern decision, and classical statistical databases are often closer to the relational model than
 the multidimensional model commonly used in OLAP systems today.
Statistical databases typically contain parameter data and the measured data for these parameters. For example, parameter data consists
 of the different values for varying conditions in an experiment (e.g., temperature, time). The measured data (or variables) are the measurements
 taken in the experiment under these varying conditions.
Many statistical databases are sparse with many null or zero values. It is not uncommon for a statistical database to be 40% to 50% sparse.
 There are two options for dealing with the sparseness: (1) leave the null values in there and use compression techniques to squeeze them
 out or (2) remove the entries that only have null values.
Statistical databases often incorporate support for advanced statistical analysis techniques, such as correlations, which go beyond SQL
They also pose unique security concerns, which were the focus of much research, particularly in the late 1970s and early to mid-1980s.
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World Bank

  • Global Financial Development 

    The Global Financial Development Database is an extensive dataset of financial system characteristics for 203 economies. The database includes measures of (1) size of financial institutions and markets See more +
    Last Updated:06/16/2017
  • G20 Financial Inclusion Indicators 

    The G20 Basic Set of Financial Inclusion data repository includes detailed data from users and providers of financial services. The Basic Set measures both access to financial services (“supply-side” data) See more +
    Last Updated:08/28/2015
  • ESCAP World Bank: International Trade Costs

    The Trade Costs Dataset provides estimates of bilateral trade costs in agriculture and manufactured goods. It is built on trade and production data collected in over 200 countries. Symmetric bilateral See more +
    Last Updated:07/12/2017
  • Sustainable Energy for All 

    The “Sustainable Energy for all (SE4ALL)” initiative, launched in 2010 by the UN Secretary General, established three global objectives to be accomplished by 2030: to ensure universal access to modern See more +
    Last Updated:09/11/2015
  • Service Delivery Indicators 

    The Service Delivery Indicators program is an application of the principles of the 2004 World Development Report Making Services Work for Poor People. The Service Delivery Indicators project is a new Africa-wide See more +
    Last Updated:01/11/2017
  • Wealth Accounting 

    Wealth Accounting supplements macroeconomic indicators, such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP), by measuring the comprehensive wealth of a country. While changes in GDP tell us if growth is occurring, changes See more +
    Last Updated:06/01/2017
  • Indonesia Database for Policy and Economic Research 

    The Indonesia Database for Policy and Economic Research (INDO-DAPOER) contains over 200 province- and district-level indicators which span across four main categories: fiscal, economic, social and demographic, as well as infrastructure.
    Last Updated:05/28/2015
  • Subnational Malnutrition 

    Subnational estimates of child malnutrition (prevalence for stunting, underweight, overweight, wasting and severe wasting indicators).
    Last Updated:03/21/2016

    Poverty, shared prosperity, and equity indicators for LAC
    Last Updated:04/06/2016
  • India Power Sector Review Database 

    This database underpins the analysis in the report “More Power to India: The Challenge of Electricity Distribution”. The database is a collection of primary and secondary data on the Indian power sector, See more +
    Last Updated:06/20/2014

  • Country Partnership Strategy for India (FY2013-17) 

    A selection of Indian sub-national (state) indicators on economic and social sectors relevant to the World Bank Group Country Partnership Strategy for India for the period 2013-2017. It is a compilation See more +
    Last Updated:05/22/2015
  • Agriculture in Africa – Telling Facts from Myths 

    Indicators derived on the "Agriculture in Africa – Telling Facts from Myths" project
    Last Updated:08/15/2014
  • Subnational Poverty 

    Poverty data at the administrative unit level 1, based on national poverty line(s). Administrative unit level 1 refers to the highest subnational unit level (examples include ‘state’, ‘governorate’, ‘province’)
    Last Updated:04/27/2015
  • Quarterly External Debt Statistics GDDS 

    In October 2014, the World Bank launched the new Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) GDDS database consistent with the classifications and definitions of the 2013 External Debt Statistics: Guide See more +
    Last Updated:07/17/2017
  • Quarterly External Debt Statistics SDDS 

    In October 2014, the World Bank launched the new Quarterly External Debt Statistics (QEDS) SDDS database consistent with the classifications and definitions of the 2013 External Debt Statistics: Guide See more +
    Last Updated:07/17/2017
  • WDI Database Archives (beta) 

    The WDI Database Archives (WDI-DA) contains previous versions of the World Development Indicators database. Data are drawn from all available electronic releases going back to 1989. Metadata for this initial See more +
    Last Updated:07/13/2017
  • Subnational Population 

    Subnational Population Database presents estimated population at the first administrative level below the national level. Many of the data come from the country’s national statistical offices. Other data See more +
    Last Updated:08/30/2016

  • General Statistics
  • Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Demography and Population
  • Development
  • Economic Projections
  • Education and Training
  • Environment
  • Finance
  • Globalisation
  • Health
  • Industry and Services
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • International Trade and Balance of Payments
  • Labour
  • National Accounts
  • Monthly Economic Indicators
  • Prices and Purchasing Power Parities
  • Productivity
  • Public Sector, Taxation and Market Regulation
  • Regions and Cities
  • Science, Technology and Patents
  • Social Protection and Well-being
  • Transport
Ways to access the data:

Database - Eurostat - European Commission



International Labour Organization (ILO) 

Statistics and Databases


Data and Statistics about the United States

Find data about the U.S., such as maps and population, demographic, and economic data.

U.S. Census Data and Statistics

The United States Census Bureau provides data about the nation’s people and economy. Every 10 years, it conducts the
 Population and Housing Census, in which every resident in the United States is counted. The agency also gathers data
 through more than 100 other surveys of households and businesses every one to five years. You can explore the results
 of the surveys or find popular quick facts.

Frequently Requested Statistics from the U.S. Census

Get population and demographic information about the country, individual states, and more:

Research U.S. Census Survey Results

Explore a variety of data:

Other Popular U.S. Census Information

Find Data and Statistics from the Government

Many government agencies have statistical information on a wide range of topics. You may need to do further research to find out
which agency has the information you're looking for or can help you find it.
Remember, keywords are important when doing a search. Make sure your keywords can help narrow down the search results.
 For example, instead of trying a search for "education statistics," try something more specific like "campus security statistics" or
 "graduation rates."

Federal Government Data and Statistics

These federal agency programs collect, analyze, and disseminate statistical data and information:
You may also search a federal agency's website to see what types of statistical information it provides.
 Find the U.S. government department or agency you want to search.

State and Local Government Data and Statistics

State and local government agencies also compile and maintain statistical information. Contact a state or local government for more information:


The National Map offers mapping products from federal, state, and local partners on a variety of topics,
 such as recreation, environmental resources, scientific analysis, and emergency response.
Other maps cover:

World Trade Organization
Statistics database

  • The Trade Profiles provide predefined information leaflets on the trade situation of members, observers and other selected economies;
  • The Tariff Profiles provide information on the market access situation of members, observers and other selected economies;
  • The Aid for Trade Profiles provide information on trends of aid for trade, trade costs, trade performance and development for selected Aid for Trade recipients;
  • The Time Series section allows an interactive data retrieval of international trade statistics.
Trade Profiles 
Tariff Profiles 
Aid for Trade Profiles (download complete set of profiles)  
Time Series on international trade 
Trade policy measures: the Integrated Trade Intelligence Portal (I-TIP) 


United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: Statistical Database


ProQuest Statistical Insight provides abstracting, 
indexing, and full text for publications from 
hundreds of public domain and licensed sources. 
Institutions can subscribe to the entire collection 
or to selected modules. 

Federal statistical publications. 5,000 titles/year. 
Coverage from 1973; full text from 2004

State government and business statistical reports. 
2,200 titles/year. Coverage from 1980; full text 
from 2007.

International statistical publications from the UN, 
OECD, EU, etc. 2,500 titles/year. Coverage from 
1980. Full text from 2007.

Over one million statistical tables selected from 
the three publication modules. Tables are 
individually indexed to ensure precise search 
and retrieval. Coverage from 1999. Updated 
weekly. 100,000 tables added yearly.
or individually they are:

What is Statistical Insight?
What is in it? An Explanation of content
Basic Search
Getting Started with the Basic Search
Filters and Facets
Filters and Facets
Advanced Search
Using the Advanced Search Form
Search and Save
Search and Save with your User Profile

Sections of This LibGuide 

Searching Statistical Insight
Search Help (Connectors etc)
Creating a Profile
Additional Materials
OECD iLibrary is the online library of the 
Organisation for Economic Cooperation and 
Development (OECD) featuring its books, 
papers and statistics and is the gateway to 
OECD’s analysis and data. It replaced 
SourceOECD in July 2010.

OECD iLibrary also contains content published 
by the International Energy Agency (IEA), 
the Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA), 
the OECD Development Centre, 
PISA (Programme for International Student 
Assessment), and the International Transport 
Forum (ITF).

OECD iLibrary presents all content so users can 
find - and cite - tables and databases as easily 
as articles or chapters in any available format: 

More Information About This Database in the More Information Link.

From ready-made tables to interactive databases, 
from "at a glance publications" to full reports, 
OECD iLibrary offers wide ranging research and 
knowledge to a variety of audiences:

Universities and research organisations

Businesses and private sector

Government and public administrations

Non-governmental organisations and think tanks

The RDS Business Reference Suite™ 
allows you to search one or more 
of the databases from Responsive 
Database Services. To begin, select 
the database or databases you would 
like to search and click 'Start' or 
select a specific database from 
the toolbar.

Business & Industry® (B&I™) 
Business & Management Practices (BaMP™) 


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Economic forecasts, industry analysis 
and market intelligence for over 200 
countries and 170 industries. 
With hundreds of expert economists 
and analysts worldwide, you can tap 
into our global economic outlook, 
analysis and data to monitor and 
assess business opportunities and 
isks around the world.

IHS Global Insight Country Intelligence 
provides constantly updated analysis 
of the business conditions, economic 
prospects and risks in over 200 countries.

More Information in the More Information Tab

International Country Analysis:

Advanced Country Analysis and Forecast
China Regional Service
Executive Strategy Council
IHS Foresight
Same-Day Analysis and Special Reports
World Economic Service
World Industry Service

North American Services:

Canadian Economic Services
Mexican Services
US Economic Services
US Industry Services
US Regional Services

Risk Services:

Banking Risk Service
Country Risk Analyst
Every Point on the Planet
Global Risk Service
IHS Foresight
Sovereign Risk Service

Over 10,000 US and 8,000 International Studies

Note: Requires free registration
FOR Statistical Abstract of the United States 
FROM Google Web Search

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, 
published since 1878, is the authoritative 
and comprehensive summary of statistics 
on the social, political, and economic 
organization of the United States.

Use the Abstract as a convenient volume 
for statistical reference, and as a guide to 
sources of more information both in print 
and on the Web.

Sources of data include the Census Bureau, 
Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of 
Economic Analysis, and many other 
Federal agencies and private organizations.


Table of Contents
Sec. 1. Population
Sec. 2. Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces
Sec. 3. Health and Nutrition
Sec. 4. Education
Sec. 5. Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons
Sec. 6. Geography and Environment
Sec. 7. Elections
Sec. 8. State and Local Government 
Finances and Employment
Sec. 9. Federal Government Finances and 
Sec. 10. National Security and Veterans Affairs
Sec. 11. Social Insurance and Human Services
Sec. 12. Labor Force, Employment, and Earnings
Sec. 13. Income, Expenditures, Poverty and Wealth
Sec. 14. Prices
Sec. 15. Business Enterprise
Sec. 16. Science and Technology
Sec. 17. Agriculture
Sec. 18. Forestry, Fishing, and Mining
Sec. 19. Energy and Utilities
Sec. 20. Construction and Housing
Sec. 21. Manufactures
Sec. 22. Wholesale and Retail Trade

Contents Continue in the More Information Section

Contents Continued 

Sec. 23. Transportation
Sec. 24. Information and Communications
Sec. 25. Banking, Finance and Insurance
Sec. 26. Arts, Recreation and Travel
Sec. 27. Accommodation, Food Services 
and Other Services
Sec. 28. Foreign Commerce and Aid
Sec. 29. Puerto Rico and the Island Areas
Sec. 30. International Statistics
Sec. 31. New Tables for 2014 Edition

USA Counties features over 6,600 data 
items for the United States, States and 
counties from a variety of sources. 
Files include data published for 2010 
population as well as many other items 
from the 2010 Census of Population 
and Housing, the 1990 census, the 1980 
census and the 2007, 2002, 1997, and 
1992 economic censuses.

Information in USA Counties is derived 
from the following general topics: 
Accommodation and Food Services, 
Age, Agriculture, Ancestry, Banking, 
Building Permits, County Business 
Patterns, Civilian Labor Force, Crime, 
Earnings, Education, Elections, 
Employment, Government, Health, 
Hispanic or Latino, Households, Housing, 
Income, Manufactures, Nonemployer 
Statistics, Population, Poverty, Race 
and Hispanic Origin, Retail Trade, 
Social Programs, Survey of Business 
Owners, Taxes, Veterans, Vital Statistics, 
Water Use, and Wholesale Trade.

The U.S. Census Bureau has terminated 
its support for the USA Counties database. 
To access the most current data, please 
refer to the organizations listed in the 
source file [XLS].

Files contain a collection of data 
from the U. S. Census Bureau and other Federal agencies, 
such as the Bureau of Economic Analysis, 
the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 
the Department of Education, 
the Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 
the Internal Revenue Service, 
Social Security Administration and the 
U. S. Geological Survey.


Section 1 - Characteristics of the 
criminal justice systems

Section 2 - Public attitudes toward 
crime and criminal justice-related topics

Section 3 - Nature and distribution 
of known offenses

Section 4 - Characteristics and distribution 
of persons arrested

Section 5 - Judicial processing of defendants

Section 6 - Persons under correctional 

Our Mission

- To serve as the leading source of quality 
data about the nation's people and economy. 

Our Authority
- The United States Census Bureau operates 
under Title 13 and Title 26, of the U.S. Code

Our Goal
- To provide the best mix of timeliness, 
relevancy, quality, and cost for the data 
we collect and services we provide

- The Jobs@Census site provides 
prospective employees information 
on positions available at the Census 

What Data We Collect & When

Population and Housing Census - 
every 10 years

Economic Census - 
every 5 years

Census of Governments - 
every 5 years

American Community Survey - 

Our many surveys -- 
both Demographic and Economic

Economic Indicators - 
each indicator is released on a specific 
schedule, see the Economic Indicator 


A. Population

B. Work and Welfare

C. Economic Structure and Performance

D. Economic Sectors

E. Governance and International Relations

Data Reports 

Economic Indicators (IFS) 
World Consumer Prices (IFS) 
World Exports, f.o.b. (IFS) 
World Foreign Exchange (IFS) 
World Gold (IFS) 
World Gross Domestic Product, Real (IFS) 
World Import Unit Values/Import Prices (IFS) 
World Imports, c.i.f. (IFS) 
World Reserve Position in the Fund (IFS) 
World SDR Holdings (IFS) 
World Total Fund Credit & Loans Outstanding (IFS) 
World Total Reserves (IFS) 
World Total Reserves minus Gold (IFS)
The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics 
Online presents current economic and 
social statistics for more than 200 countries 
and territories of the world. 
It contains 53 tables, comprising over 
100 indicators, of monthly, quarterly and 
annual data on a variety of subjects illustrating 
important economic trends and developments, 
including population, industrial production 
indices, price indices, employment and 
earnings, energy, manufacturing, 
transport, construction, international merchandise 
trade, finance and national accounts. 
The Monthly Bulletin of Statistics is published 
by the United Nations Statistics Division and 
previously by the League of Nations. 

Asia-Studies Full-Text Online is the premier 
database for the study of modern Asia-Pacific. 
As the exclusive licensee for the region’s 
most prestigious research institutions, brings together thousands 
of full-text reports covering 55 countries* 
on a multitude of business, government, 
economic, and social issues. 

Examples of specific subject coverage 
include finance, trade, environment, human 
resources development, best practices in 
government, fisheries, tourism, education 
and women's studies, to name a few. 
The average study is 50 pages long, and 
contains statistics, research, analysis, and 
forecasts. Most contain statistical tables, 
charts, and/or graphs. 

Country coverage includes all of Asia, 
Australia/New Zealand, the Americas 
Pacific Rim countries, and Pacific islands. 
Users can browse by country to find 
country- specific annual statistical

This resource covers issues in the 
public debate through selective 
coverage of a wide variety of 
international sources including 
journal articles, books, government 
documents, statistical directories, 
grey literature, research reports, 
conference papers, web content, 
and more. PAIS International 
is the current file covering 
1972 to present, and PAIS 
Archive includes the content 
from printed volumes published 


Sample of Sources Found 

Drinking Water Data and Databases
National Transit Database 
Databases and Tables - Bureau of Labor Statistics
NIST/SEMATECH e-Handbook of Statistical Methods
The U.S. Department of Labor - Enforcement Data
Storm Events Database | National Climatic Data Center
Download Fuel Economy Data
National Prevention Data Sources and Databases
Longitudinal Business Database - Center for Economic Studies
Statistical Databases and Data Sets - Library of Congress


61,741,940 results

(statistics OR data OR statistical) AND 
(database OR databases OR compendium OR handbook OR guide)


Archival Material (378) Include Exclude
Art (1) Include Exclude
Audio Recording (29) Include Exclude
Book / eBook (1,107,298) Include Exclude
Book Chapter (207,946) Include Exclude
Book Review (333,566) Include Exclude
Computer File (23) Include Exclude
Conference Proceeding (491,795) Include Exclude
Data Set (64,274) Include Exclude
Dissertation/Thesis (751,734) Include Exclude
Electronic Resource (2,545) Include Exclude
Government Document (37,733) Include Exclude
Journal / eJournal (4,737) Include Exclude
Journal Article (9,151,447) Include Exclude
Kit (15) Include Exclude
Library Holding (93) Include Exclude
Magazine (3) Include Exclude
Magazine Article (917,693) Include Exclude
Manuscript (4) Include Exclude
Map (737) Include Exclude
Market Research (1,883) Include Exclude
Microform (686) Include Exclude
Music Score (1) Include Exclude
Newsletter (180,906) Include Exclude
Newspaper (1) Include Exclude
Newspaper Article (8,073,846) Include Exclude
Pamphlet (7) Include Exclude
Paper (10,957) Include Exclude
Patent (148,072) Include Exclude
Photograph (13) Include Exclude
Poem (29) Include Exclude
Poster (80) Include Exclude
Presentation (367) Include Exclude
Publication (602) Include Exclude
Reference (42,626) Include Exclude
Report (40,806,175) Include Exclude
Research Guide (317) Include Exclude
Sheet Music (2) Include Exclude
Standard (29) Include Exclude
Streaming Audio (2) Include Exclude
Streaming Video (61) Include Exclude
Technical Report (15,464) Include Exclude
Trade Publication Article (376,936) Include Exclude
Transcript (100,877) Include Exclude
Video Recording (95) Include Exclude
Web Resource (35,725) Include Exclude



Content Sample: 

World Development Indicators
Human Development Indicators
Human Development Report 2013, United Nations Development Programme
Global Competitiveness Report
International Monetary Fund, World Economic Outlook
ICT Statistics Database
International Data Base (IDB), Demographic Statistics
U.S. Overseas Loans and Grants: Obligations and Loan
Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions by Country, Economic Sector, and Gas
OECD Factbook 2013






American Library Association (ALA).

Government Documents Roundtable (GODORT).

State Agency Databases


This is an annotated list of databases produced by Pennsylvnia State Agencies listed by database subject. It was last checked for broken links on 3/21/2018
Return to the State Agency Databases Project home page.

Agriculture & Food Sources

Business, Finance & Economy

Community & Social Services

Crime, Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement

  • County Jails
    county jails are not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Corrections but this link will take you to a list of county jail locations.
  • Inmate Locator
    Inmate database searchable by number of criteria including name, committing county, citizenship status, date of birth or age. Records by be sorted by name, race, location, inmate number, committing county or date of birth

Earth & the Environment

  • Invasive Plants
    A database to find those plants that are not native to Pennsylvania


Government Agencies & Elected Officials

Government Finances & Contracts

  • State contracts
    centralized source of comprehensive information about Pennsylvania government goods and services contracts.
  • Revenue Reports
    page to take a person to various reports and statistics for the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue such as monthly tax collections, enhanced revenue collections, etc.

Health, Medicine & Safety

History, People & Culture

  • Our Documentary Heritage
    A digital sampling of the historical documents in the PA State Archives
  • State Library of Pennsylvania
    Access to discovering the collections of the State Library including, books, maps, newspapers, and digital collections
  • Historical Markers
    Since 1946, the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission has administered a program of historical markers to capture the memory of people, places, and events that have affected the lives of Pennsylvanians over the centuries since William Penn founded his Commonwealth. 
    Search for historic markers by Title, County, Keyword or Category
    Archives Records Information Access System (ARIAS) - State Archives listing of military enlistment cards covers conflicts from 1775 to 1921; gives information on enlistment dates, residency and rank.
In 2011 Governor Corbet signed into law that anyone could apply to the Pennsylvania State Archives for birth certificates of 100 years and death certificates from 50 years.

Jobs & Unemployment

Laws, Legislative Materials, and Legal Issues

Recreation, Travel & Tourism

  • State Forests
    Find one of the State Forests by district; interactive map
  • State Parks
    Find parks, make reservations for campsites, cabins, picnic pavilions and whitewater boating launch times online

Statistics, Data & Mapping/GIS


  • Videolog
    A video log of major highways
  • iTMS
    Internet Traffic Monitoring System (iTMS)] - provides daily traffic for major roads
  • Turnpike Commission
    Turnpike Interactive Travel Map

Voting & Elections

Empty Subjects - Can you help?

If you know of Pennsylvnia produced databases in these or other subjects shown on this page, please use the "email me" link in the Documents Specialist box above to drop us a line.


"So many of our modern health problems stem from issues of abundance: fast food, 
car-friendly suburbs, and endless couch-borne entertainment.

The cure for these, according to the quantified-self cult of Silicon Valley, is more data! 
Just collect information about every step we take, every beat of our heart, every toss 
we take in our sleep, everything we eat and every drop we drink, and all will be revealed.

But what if the abundance of data, too, is part of the problem?" 

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The following data are available on American Fact Finder:

American Community Survey 
American Housing Survey 
Annual Economic Surveys 
Annual Surveys of Governments 
Census of Governments 
Decennial Census 
Economic Census 
Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Tabulation 
Population Estimates Program 
Puerto Rico Community Survey


Title ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States 2014
G - Reference,Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects Series
ProQuest, United States. Bureau of the Census, United States. Economics and Statistics Administration
Bernan Press, 2013
1598886398, 9781598886399
1025 pages

View data indicators for the U.S.†, a region‡, a state, or a metropolitan/micropolitan statistical area (MMSA§). 
To view United States data, click the View U.S. Data link. To choose a specific location, make a selection in the 
drop down menu or click a location on the map.

Healthy Aging Data Publications

The Healthy Aging Data Portfolio includes data from the following publications:

State of Aging and Health in America (SAHA)

State of Mental Health and Aging in America (MAHA)

Promoting Preventive Services Report (PPS)

Enhancing Use of Clinical Preventive Services Among Older Adults (CPS)

Open Data in the United States

A large number of cities, counties, and states have open data sites.



Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS)
Economic Research Service (ERS)
National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS)
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics (NCSES)
Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics (ORES)
Statistics of Income (SOI)
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

See Agencies and Organizations List in More Information

"We cooperate with intellectual property (IP) offices from around the world to provide our stakeholders 
with up-to-date IP statistics. We also publish statistical reports on worldwide IP activity and on the use 
of WIPO-administered treaties in the protection of IP rights internationally.

Reliable IP statistics are an important tool in understanding trends in business and technology and in 
the use of the IP system worldwide and across different countries.
Data information ↓

IP data published in these pages are taken from the WIPO Statistics Database. The database contains:

Data provided by national/regional IP offices for WIPO's Annual IP Data Survey. The data are collected 
at an aggregate level by various breakdowns (e.g. number of patent filings or grants by office and origin, etc.). 
A continuing effort is made to improve the quality and availability of IP statistics. It is difficult to obtain data 
for all IP offices with all possible breakdowns, however every effort is made to cover data for as many offices 
and countries as possible; and

Data compiled by WIPO during the application process of international filings through the Patent Cooperation 
Treaty, the Madrid System and the Hague System.

In addition, indicators of patent families and fields of technology are developed by WIPO based on data 
from the PATSTAT database, which is maintained by the European Patent Office.

IP data reported in these pages are based on the following concepts:

Country of origin: used to categorize IP data by resident (domestic) and non-resident (foreign). 
The residence of the first-named applicant (or inventor) recorded in the IP document 
(e.g. patent or trademark application) is used to classify IP data by country of origin.

Resident and non-resident: a resident IP filing refers to an application filed by an applicant at its national 
IP office. For example, an application filed by an applicant resident of Japan at the IP office of Japan is 
considered as a resident filing for Japan IP office data. Similarly, a non-resident filing refers to an IP 
application filed by an applicant at a foreign IP office. For example, an application filed at the IP office of 
China by an applicant residing in France is considered a non-resident filing for China IP office data. 
The IP grant (registration) data are based on the same concept.

 Filing and grant date: the IP filing data are based on the date of filing. The IP grant (registration) data are 
based on the date of grant (registration). The IP data by field of technology are based on the date of 
publication and the patent families data are based on the priority (or first filing) date."


Statistical data
IP statistics data center

"WIPO IP Statistics Data Center is an on-line service enabling access to WIPO’s statistical data. Users can 
select from a wide range of indicators and view or download data according to their needs. This service is 
intended to be a tool for IP professionals, researchers and policymakers worldwide.
IP statistical country profiles

Statistical country profiles provide information on patents, utility models, trademarks and industrial designs. 
They cover different dimensions of IP activity, including incoming and outgoing filings, the share of filings in 
different technological fields, total patents in force, and the use of international IP systems by applicants."


World Intellectual Property Indicators
WIPO IP Facts and Figures
PCT Yearly Review: The International Patent System
Madrid Yearly Review: International Registrations of Marks
Hague Yearly Review: International Registrations of Industrial Designs

Statistics on national and international IP systems

Utility models
Industrial designs
Plant varieties

International systems

Hague, Madrid, PCT

Additional resources

IPC-technology concordance table
IP statistics glossary

For national offices

National and regional office IP statistics and annual reports

Data collection for member states/national offices

Related link
Economics of IP

IP protection has emerged as an important component of national economic policies. WIPO seeks to contribute 
to a better understanding of the economic effects of different IP policy choices. Find out more about the economics of IP.

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forum for researchers, practitioners and policy makers from the very many different communities working on, and 
with, this topic.

The journal will accept papers on foundational aspects in dealing with big data, as well as papers on specific 
Platforms and Technologies used to deal with big data. To promote Data Science and interdisciplinary collaboration 
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government will also be considered. Occasionally the journal may publish whitepapers on policies, standards and best 

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perspectives. DfR enables researchers to find useful patterns, associations and unforeseen relationships in the body of 
research available in the journal and pamphlet archives on JSTOR. To this end we provide data sets of documents to 
researchers: OCR, metadata, Key Terms, N-grams and reference text.

JSTOR incorporates metadata and OCR text from many different sources. We work to mitigate any inconsistencies, 
but you may come across issues with datasets, such as duplicate OCR, missing OCR, or incomplete metadata. 
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