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Best Websites: Statistics

Find demographic and statistical information for Wisconsin, the United States, and the world.

Miscellaneous Statistics

United Nations Economic Commission for Europe: Gender Statistics
Developed by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, in collaboration with National Statistical Offices in the ECE region, this site was launched in October 2000 to bring together both gender statistics and policies focusing on the production, dissemination and use of gender related data. In addition to statistics, this site outlines some of the main gender issues relevant to the region, and provides examples of policies and other initiatives.

EPA: Envirofacts
This site, from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, offers data on such subjects as hazardous waste, risk management plans, brownfields, etc

Pew Research Center: Fact Tank
Find national reports and statistics from the Pew Research Center.  Topics covered include religion, media, education, economy, health, social trends, and more.
Provides statistical reports on the status of U.S. children and their families. Coverage includes population and family characteristics, economic security, health, behavior and social environment, and education.

Kids Count
KIDS COUNT is a project of the Annie E. Casey Foundation. It is a national and state-by-state effort to track the status of children in the U.S. Statistics include information on: poverty, health, education, employment, youth risk factors and much more.

University of Michigan ICPSR: Thematic Collections
Find an array of reports and social sciences data arranged by theme from the University of Michigan and a number of government agencies.

US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: Statistics
Find statistics related to employment and discrimination in the workplace.

Southern Poverty Law Center: Resources
The Southern Poverty Law Center is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry. Find reports related to hate crimes in the United States.

National Urban League: Publications
The National Urban League has a mission focused on the civil rights, economics, and equality of African Americans.  You can browse a list of reports that cover demographics, jobs, civil rights, and other topics.

Urban Institute: Data/Viz
The Urban Institute collects statistics and reports to assist organizations and policy makers on an array of issues including health, housing, income, population, and civil rights.  Browse this page to find statistics and maps related to economic and social policy.

National Science Foundation: Publications
The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency that promotes science to support health, innovation, welfare, and defense.  Browse this web page to find reports, statistics, and surveys on a wide variety of science topics.

Gallup News
Gallup conducts national surveys on a wide array of topics including education, politics, social issues, and health.  You can browse this web site to find news, statistics and reports based on these surveys.  Use the link menu at the top to narrow results.

Updated 4/3/18.