Statistical Facts and Figures

World Religion Database

Alternative Titles
WRD
Description

The World Religion Database (WRD) contains detailed statistics on religious affiliation for every country of the world. It provides source material, including censuses and surveys, as well as best estimates for every religion to offer a definitive picture of international religious demography. It offers best estimates at multiple dates for each of the world’s religions for the period 1900 to 2050.

The WRD will be constantly updated with new sources of data as they become available, such as estimates of religious affiliation at the province level within countries and religious freedom information for all countries. A feedback mechanism is available for users to leave comments on sources or methodology related to any figure reported in the WRD.

Type
Database
Numeric Data
Statistics
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CANSIM @ CHASS

Alternative Titles
E-STAT
Description

Canadian data relating to such topics as the system of national accounts, labor, manufacturing, construction, trade, agriculture and finance. Also, selected demographic and social data, such as population estimates and vital statistics, are available.

Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40552
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Iran Data Portal

Description

"The Iran Social Science Data Portal is an English- and Persian-language online portal that features social science data on Iran, including socioeconomic data, electoral data, information on political parties, and translations of selected laws and regulations. It aims to provide a service to journalists, academics, policymakers, and others interested in analyzing political and socioeconomic developments in contemporary Iran. The project is funded by a grant from the Social Science Research Council. 

Due to its political significance, the Iran Data Portal provides particularly detailed documentation of the June 2009 presidential election in Iran. The featured data include electoral results down to the level of the ballot box, the electoral law, translations of statements made by the four presidential candidates, as well as statements by other political and religious leaders, political parties, and governmental agencies that offer a mosaic picture of the events following the contested elections."

Type
Statistics
Subject Gateway
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40546
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U.S. Energy Information Administration

Alternative Titles
EIA
Description

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) collects, analyzes, and disseminates independent and impartial energy information to promote sound policymaking, efficient markets, and public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

EIA provides a wide range of information and data products covering energy production, stocks, demand, imports, exports, and prices; and prepares analyses and special reports on topics of current interest.

Type
Database
Map(s)
Numeric Data
Statistics
Coverage
Includes reports, data, news, and more from the following energy sectors: Petroleum & Other Liquids, Natural Gas, Electricity, Consumption & Efficiency, Coal, Renewable & Alternative Fuels (including hydropower, solar, wind, geothermal, biomass, and ethanol), Nuclear & Uranium, and Total Energy.
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http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/40094
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Sage Stats

Alternative Titles
CQ State Stats
CQ Local Stats
CQ statistics
CQ Stats
State and Local Stats
Description

Sage Stats: State and Local is a collection of data measures that span all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Local Stats is a collection of data measures that span all counties, cities, and metropolitan statistical areas.  Dating back more than 20 years, each data series is displayed in a clear and consistent format with detailed source information. Topics covered include the economy, education, crime, government finance, health, population, religion, social welfare, and transportation.

 

 

Type
Numeric Data
Statistics
Coverage
Some series go back to the mid 1990s.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33391
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CQ US Political Stats

Alternative Titles
CQ Political Stats
CQ Stats
Sage Stats
Political Stats
Description

CQ US Political Stats contains political data such as voting and elections results from a variety of sources including: CQ Roll Call, the Census, the Federal Election Commission, Vital Statistics on the Presidency, Supreme Court Compendium, America Votes, and CQ Alamanac. There are 5 different visualizations available including maps, bar charts, stacked bar charts, line charts and pie charts. 

Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/33389
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ILOSTAT

Alternative Titles
ILOStat, ILO statistics
Description

ILOSTAT provides multiple datasets with annual and infra-annual labor market statistics for over 1000 indicators and 230 countries, areas and territories. 

The yearly indicators dataset contains standardized indicators for purposes of greater comparability across countires and relies heavily on the official submission of data by national authorities. The short term indicators dataset contains monthly, quarterly and semi-annual data drqen from official websites of national authorities and is updated on a monthly basis. The EAPEP dataset conatins country estimates and projections of the total population, labor fource, and participation rates by sex and age. 

Type
Database
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31706
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ProQuest International Data Sets

Alternative Titles
International Datasets
Description

ProQuest International Datasets is a collection of public and private datasets from national governments, international organizations, and research firms.  A focus of the product is sub-national data for the countries of the world—that is, data by country, city, state or province. Country-level data is generally 35 years deep; city-level data generally contains 15-20.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
Data providers include: Brazil: Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) Canada: Statistics Canada China: National Bureau of Statistics Economist Intelligence Unit Eurostat Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis International Labour Organization Ireland: Central Statistics Office Italy: National Institute of Statistics Oxford Economics SIPRI United Kingdom: Office for National Statistics UNESCO UNICEF UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) United Nations Statistics Division U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Department of Agriculture World Bank
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/31498
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Incidence and Prevalence Data

Alternative Titles
IPD
Description

IPD includes summaries of incidence and prevalence data found in medical literature. Data is fully sourced and is broken down by U.S. and international data, which includes non-U.S. country-specific data. Statistical summaries allow researchers to see all prevalence and incidence data found in the IPD for a particular disease or procedure. In addition, the summary includes 6-year U.S. trend data for hospital inpatients and outpatients, physician office visits, and emergency department visits. Fully sourced, article reviews emphasize topics such as incidence, prevalence, disease background, morbidity, mortality, course of illness, cost, and more. Condensed notes about the study design are also included to provide vital contextual information. Ranked lists of the top 300 inpatient diseases, in/outpatient procedures, length of stay, physician office visits and emergency department visits illustrate where patient activity is focused.

Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30752
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ProQuest Statistical Abstracts of the World

Alternative Titles
Stat Abs of the World
Statistical Abstracts of the World
Description

These statistical abstracts are generally issued by the national statistical offices of foreign governments and contain country-level data not easily found elsewhere. The first release includes data from 29 countries; more will be added later. Global and regional statistical compendia issued by international organizations and research firms will also be included.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
The most recently published Statistical Abstracts (usually 2010-2013) from 29 countries (as of 10/18/13).
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/30670
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