Curious about education spending per pupil in Europe, changes in the rates of smoking in the U.S. over the last fifty years, or the primary exports of Sweden? The answers are just a few mouse clicks away!


image of US outline created from highlighted textStatistical Abstract of the U.S.

An authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. It provides an easily searchable or browsable collection of 1400+ individually indexed tables (with attached spreadsheets.)


world map made from wordsStatistical Abstracts of the World

Statistical data from over sixty countries aggregated from a variety of official statistical offices, plus Eurostat, the United Nations’s current and historical Demographic Yearbook, and the World Bank’s World Development Indicators.


graphic of smoking ratesBoth databases provide quick previews and full XLS (Excel) or PDF downloads of data, all with copy and paste citations in MLA and APA style. Convert the data to charts in Excel or use a service like Piktochart to create charts or infographics like the one shown.

 

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