Statistical Facts and Figures

Matter of Fact

Alternative Titles
A Matter of Fact: a digest of current facts, with citations to sources (AMOF, MOF)
FactSearch
Description

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.

Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
1984 - 2003 Last updated in 2003.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9763
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States Millennial Edition Online
Historical Statistics of the U.S.
Description
A compendium of statistics from over 1,000 sources. Contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations, all from the earliest times to the present. Tables can be downloaded in Excel or CSV format.
Type
Statistics
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9569
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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Historical Statistics of U.S.

Alternative Titles
Historical Statistics of the United States on CD-ROM [UM LibraryTerminal Services]
Description
Includes over 12,500 time series and all descriptive text, an electronic book for easy viewing and searching, and Lotus 1-2-3- files and tab-delimited text for all tables, ready to download for manipulation and statistical analysis.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
Electronic version of the bicentennial edition published in 1975.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9567
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Europa World Plus

Alternative Titles
The Far East and Australasia; The Middle East and North Africa; South America, Central America and the Caribbean; South Asia; The USA and Canada; Western Europe
EWP; Europaworld; EW; Europa World Year Book; EWYB; Europa Regional Surveys of the World; Africa South of the Sahara; Central and South-Eastern Europe; Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia;
Description
Online version of the Europa World Year Book and all nine volumes of the Europa Regional Surveys of the World series, containing detailed political, economic, and geographic information on over 250 countries and territories, including recent statistics, directory information, and current analysis. Plus thousands of directory contact details with click-through web links and a comprehensive listing of some 1,900 international organizations. Additional features include: the ability directly to compare multinational statistics in graph and tabular form; interactive visual features, including maps, flags and downloadable graphs; an extensive directory of research institutes specializing in each region; book and periodical bibliographies of further research; and more.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition, with ability to download earlier editions from 2006 onward.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9453
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

CQ Voting and Elections Collection

Alternative Titles
America Votes, America at the Polls, Politics in America, Guide to U.S. Elections
Description
Type
Article Index
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/9055
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) Data Archive

Description

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research maintains the world's largest archive of computerized, numeric social science data. Topics covered include demography, economics, health care, politics, social behavior, public opinion.

Type
Article Index
Coverage
Varies by data file
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8963
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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iPoll

Alternative Titles
iPoll (Roper Center for Public Opinion Research)
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
Description
Polling data from nearly 400,000 questions asked on national public opinion surveys. Searchable by keyword, polling organization, and date. May not work with Internet Explorer on computers with Windows NT.
Type
Statistics
Coverage
1935-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8831
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

Information Please Almanac

Alternative Titles
Infoplease.com
Description
Web site for the popular compilations of facts and statistics covering politics, current events, geography, history, business, sports, entertainment, weather, science, health, etc. Includes the Columbia Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and resources for kids.
Type
Encyclopedia
Coverage
Current edition.
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8703
Access
Open access for all usersOpen access for all users
Subjects

Polling the Nations

Description

Compilation of questions and responses from more than 18,000 national, state, local and special surveys from over 1700 polling organizations in the U.S. and over 100 other countries.  Survey topics include health care policy, foreign policy, the internet, immigration, religion, abortion, the economy, the European Union, presidential races, and technology.  Users can create graphs and export results to Excel.

University Library has license for eight simultaneous users, Ann Arbor campus only.

Type
Statistics
Coverage
1986-
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8571
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
Subjects

CensusCD+Maps [UM Library Terminal Services]

Description
Contains complete 1990 US census data down to census block group, projections of demographics and consumer spending, complete map boundaries for all block groups, and county statistics from 1790 to 1996. Allows user to select, report, and map data.
Type
Numeric Data
Coverage
1790 -
Stable URL
http://www.lib.umich.edu/database/link/8479
Access
Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)Authorized UM users (+ guests in UM Libraries)
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