The World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. The database covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960. Specific series and countries/groups can be selected for specific year ranges, and data can be exported.
A comprehensive desk reference that contains the most significant historical statistics of the United States from 1789 to 2003, as well as demographic and other select data projections through 2050. Datapedia covers all of the United States' vital sectors, including the labor market, social welfare, and national defense. Included as part of the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
A database of statistical statements on current social, economic, political, environmental and health issues, derived from 300 newspapers and periodicals, the Congressional Record, and Congressional hearings from 1984 to 2003. It functions as a handy source of recent statistics and facts, much like an almanac.