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Statistics Sources for the Social Sciences: Home

Indexes, Compendia, and Databases
Compiled by Lynn Thitchener, Reference & Instruction Librarian, Olin Library

About this Guide

This guide lists online and print sources for statistical tables in compendia and databases.

For Social Science datasets, codebooks, and statistical software, see CISER.

For help with survey design or experiments, see the Statistical Consulting Unit

Computer Labs with Statistical Software.

More Guides to Statistical Data

More Data Guides
From the Industrial & Labor Relations (ILR) Library, Mann Library, the Management (JGSM) Library, and Area Studies.

US Statistics

Compendia, Indexes and Portals
US, State, City





Elections, US
 (links out to American Government & Politics guide)


Income & Poverty

New York State Open Data

Politics and Government

Population, Housing, etc.
(links to the US Census guide)

Public Opinion
(links out to the Polling and Public Opinion guide)




State Census Data (Historical)

US Census 

US Cities

Awesome datasets

"An awesome list of high-quality open datasets in public domains (on-going). "

This is a mix of raw datasets (requiring statistical software, codebooks, and statistical analysis skills) and tabulated data via databases or in companion reports (e.g. ACLED - Armed Conflict and Event Database Some are fee-based, but many are free.

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