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Resource Highlight | Statistical Abstract of the United States

by Kailah Neal on 2019-11-21T12:28:00-05:00 in Criminal Justice, Art and Sciences, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Health and Nursing, General Studies, Doctoral, Education, Graduate, Undergraduate, Business | Comments

The Statistical Abstract of the United States is a great place to find statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the U.S. If you are looking for the numbers/data to support your research, look no further! 

Below are five reasons to start using this resource:

1. It’s authoritative! The tables provided within the Statistical Abstracts Collection are vetted and come from reliable sources.

2. It’s easy! With a Google-like search box and browse navigation options, the simple interface makes it easy to find facts.

3. It’s cross-curricular! Nearly 200,000 tables are included on topics as diverse as elections, health and energy, supporting research in a wide variety of areas.

4. It develops research skills! The tables promote numerical literacy and allow students to understand how to perform evidence-based research, both of which are objectives supported by the Common Core standards.

5. It’s interesting! Stay aware of trends with up-to-date facts about current issues in the U.S. and around the world with compendia from more than 70 countries.
Text from 5 Reasons to Use the Statistical Abstracts Collection for Better Research, Better Learning and Better Insights |

Here are just some of the stats found within the collection.

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