Statistics & Data Sets Resources

Recommended Resources

Archives social science data that includes aging, child care, criminal justice, demography, education, political science as well as public and mental health.

Provides full text access to books, journals, and statistical databases produced by Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD) online library of statistical databases, books, and periodicals. Replaces SourceOECD.

Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to access current and historical U.S. Census data and demographic information. It contains maps, profile reports, data elements, and variables.

Contains state-level historical data for the areas of agriculture, crime and law enforcement, defense, economy, education, employment and labor, energy and environment, geography, government finances, health, households and housing, population, social welfare as well as transportation.

Other Resources

Covers an archive of quantitative data on American religious institutions and memberships.

Provides extensive economic and social data on China at the national, provincial, county and city levels.

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, is a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. 

Consists of U.S. demographic and economic statistics from colonial times to the present.

Maintains the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.

Provides U.S. county, state, regional, and national health statistical data.

Maintains public opinion survey results from U.S. academic, commercial, and media opinion surveys. Also includes international data. 

Maintains abstracts and datasets for public opinion survey results from U.S. academic, commercial, and media opinion surveys. Download of datasets from Roper require that users create an account using a PSU email address.

Features demographic and psychographic data on U.S. adult consumer trends with consumer profile reports regarding product and brand usage, spending behaviors, lifestyles and attitudes as well as media use. Allows 5 simultaneous users. Please click on the "Sign Out" button on the upper right-hand side of the page after you are done to free up the seats for others.

Contains reports and datasets that cover U.S. and international agriculture and related topics, which include both current and historical data. 

Offers population, housing, economic, trends, and geographic data.

Features data related to education collected and analyzed by the U.S. federal government. Includes reviews and reports on the state of international education too.

Compiles statistical information to guide actions and policies to improve the health of U.S. citizens.

Maintains data sets about juvenile offending, victimization, and contact with the juvenile justice system. Data sources include official records and self-report data from surveys.

Contains merchandise export and import data between the United States and all its trading partners. In-library use only for two concurrent users. Please visit the Library reference desk for access information.

Contains data for countries and country groups covering financial, business, health, economic and human development statistics.