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For commercial and business statistics, including demographics, see:  BIC: Statistics and Statistical Resources,

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- Agriculture - Children - Communications - Crime & Criminal Justice - Demography and Population - Development -
- Economy & International Trade - Education - Elderly - Elections & Voting - Employment & Labor - Energy - Environment -
- Gender & Family - Health - Human Resources - Refugees & Migration - Transportation -
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Item Availability Notes
Return to the top of the page.Agriculture:
Website link FAOSTAT
via FAO
Check site url for date Over 3 million time series covering land use, pesticide use, population, food production, food aid, international agricultural trade, nutrition, forestry and fisheries.
Website link U.S. Economic Research Service
via U.S. Department of Agriculture
Check site url for date Develops economic and statistical indicators for agriculture, food and consumer economics, natural resources and environment, rural economy, and energy.
Return to the top of the page.Children:
Website link 50-State Wizard
via National Center for Children in Poverty
Check site url for date   "Use the Demographics Wizard to create custom tables of national- and state-level statistics about low-income or poor children.  Choose areas of interest, such as parental education, parental employment, marital status, and race/ethnicity—among many other variables."     [caajbb]
Website link State of the World's Children 2005
via UNICEF
Check site url for date Narrative and statistics on the state and condition of a child's life worldwide.
Website link UNICEF statistics
via UNICEF
Check site url for date Core indicators of the well being of the World's children, mortality, HIV/AIDS, education, birth rate, nutrition, health, demographics, women.
Website link We Could Do BetterChild Abuse and Neglect Deaths in America
via Every Child Matters Education Fund
c2008  This is a PDF report on childrens deaths from abuse and neglect in the U.S.A., including statistics and graphs.    [caajbb]
Return to the top of the page.Communications:  Broadcasting, Cable, Telephony:
Website link Federal Communications Commission Statistical Reports
via US FCC
Check site url for date   The FCC's page with links to their various statistical reports.  In August, 2007, these reports were: 
    Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau (CGB):  Quarterly Inquiries & Complaints Reports;
    International Bureau (IB):  Annual Circuit Status Report; Annual International Telecommunications Data; Satellite Competition Report; Trends in the International Telecommunications Industry;
    Media Bureau (MB):  Media Reports on the Cable Industry;
    Wireless Telecommunications Bureau (WTB):  Commercial Mobile Radio Services (CMRS) Competition Reports;
    Wireline Competition Bureau (WCB):  Analyses and Data on the Telecommunications Industry.
Return to the top of the page.Crime & Criminal Justice:
Website link Global illicit drug trends
via UNODC
1999 -   Global Illicit Drug Trends constitutes at present the most comprehensive published source of estimates and statistics on the global drug problem." Begun in 1999.
Website link International Crime Victim Survey
via Leiden University
Check site for URL date. Statistics on policing, crime prevention and citizen safety.
Website link Interpol Statistics
via Interpol
Check site url for date Interpol statistics are only available to authorized police users.  Good links to more open agencies.
Website link United Nations Surveys of Crime Trends
via United Nations
1970/1980-1998/2000 Crime trends and operations of criminal justice systems 1970/1980-1998/2000.
Website link U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics
via U.S. Dept. of Justice
Check site url for date Crime and criminal justice data which includes the "National Archive of Criminal Justice Data."
Website link World Drug Report
via United Nations ODC
Check site url for date United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime reports on world market trends and statistics on all drug markets.
Return to the top of the page.Demography and Population:
Website link Demographic, Social and Housing Statistics
via United Nations Statistics Division
Check site url for date Guide to statistical sources. Data is fully accessible in UNCD ( available through the Libraries' A-Z List of Databases)
Website link Population density and urbanization
via United Nations Statistics Division
Check site url for date Cities, by country, with over 100,000 population.
Website link Population/Reproductive Health Archive and Portal
via Development Gateway
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Website link State of the World's Population Report 2004
via UNFPA
Check site url for date Links poverty alleviation to women's rights and universal access to reproductive health.
Website link World Population Prospects: 2004 Revision
via United Nations ESA
Check site url for date Population, migration, fertility, by sex, by age and by country or region.
Return to the top of the page.Development:
Library subscription database World Development Indicators
via World Bank
1960 - present Includes approximately 800 indicators of development for more than 220 countries.  Organized into six sections:  World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.
Return to the top of the page.Economy & International Trade:
Website link Economy Track
via Economic Policy Institute
Check url date   Economy Track provides the tools to track the recession and unemployment crisis, with the option of focusing specifically on trends by state, race/ethnic group, gender, occupation, and education level. Bringing together up-to-date and historic data, this site also provides important context by comparing the current economic downturn to past recessions.    [caajbb]
Website link Handbook of International Economic Statistics 1998
via CIA Directorate of Intelligence
1998 Economic trends, agriculture, energy, foreign trade and aid, comparisons.
Website link IMF Country Reports
via IMF
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Website link TradeStats Express
via U.S. International Trade Administration
Check site url for date Collects national trade data, state export data, and industry sector data.
Website link U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
via U.S. Dept. of Commerce
Check site url for date Portrays the U.S. Economy through data on economic growth, regional development and America's stature in the world economy.
Website link World Trade Statistics
via World Trade Organization
Check site url for date Detailed analysis (leading traders, trade by sector and product, regional trade, LDCs.
Return to the top of the page.Education:
Website link National Center for Education Statistics
via NCES
Check site url for date Collects, analyzes, and publishes statistics on education and public school district finance information in the United States; conducts studies on international comparisons of education statistics.
Website link World Education Indicators
via UNESCO
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Website link World Education Report - Regional & Country tables
via UNESCO
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Return to the top of the page.Elderly:
Website link Population Ageing 2002
via U.N.
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Website link World Population Ageing 1950-2050
via U.N.
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Return to the top of the page.Elections & Voting:
Website link IPU's Parline Database
via IPU
Check site url for date Latest election data by country.
Website link Voter Turnout in Western Europe Since 1945
via  
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Website link Voter Turnout Database
via  
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Website link International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance Databases
via IIDEA
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Return to the top of the page.Employment & Labor:
Website link Economy Track
via Economic Policy Institute
Check url date   Economy Track provides the tools to track the recession and unemployment crisis, with the option of focusing specifically on trends by state, race/ethnic group, gender, occupation, and education level. Bringing together up-to-date and historic data, this site also provides important context by comparing the current economic downturn to past recessions.    [caajbb]
Website not affiliated with FIU. Florida Worker's Comp - Statistics
via State of Florida Dept. of Financial Services
Check website's date   Various statistics on workers' compensation, including nnumber of cases by industry and fatalities on the job. 
Website link Laborsta
via International Labor Organization
Check site url for date Data and metadata by country on employment, wages, hours.
Website link Local Employment Dynamics
via U.S. Bureau of the Census
Check site url for date "Local Employment Dynamics" provides quarterly workforce indicators, and may be searched by state, year, quarter, gender, age group, geographic grouping, metropolitan area, industry (NAICS), and ownership.  The data include 8 "key indicators":  Total employment; Net job flows; Job creation; New hires; Separations; Turnover; Average monthly earnings; Average new hire earnings.
Website link U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
via U. S. BLS
Check site url for date The main source of government information on labor-related aspects of the economy, including employment and unemployment, prices, living standards, and wages and benefits.
Return to the top of the page.Energy:
Website link Energy Information Administration
via U.S. Dept. of Energy
Check site url for date Collects and disseminates data on energy reserves, production, consumption, distribution, prices, technology, and related international, economic, and financial matters.
Website link Energy Statistics
via International Energy Agency
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Website link Survey of Energy Resources 2001
via World Energy
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Return to the top of the page.Environment:
Website link Environment Data
via World Resources Institute
Check site url for date List of Data sets for downloading, includes climate, environment, economics.
Website link World Trade Statistics
via World Trade Organization
Check site url for date Detailed analysis (leading traders, trade by sector and product, regional trade, LDCs.
Return to the top of the page.Gender & Family:
Website link Women Watch
via U.N.
Check site url for date Links to databases and statisticss.
Website link World Abortion Policies (and rates)
via U.N.
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Website link World Marriage Patterns and Tables
via U.N.
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Website link World Fertility Report 2003 (summary & tables)
via U.N.
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Website link Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men
via U.N.
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Return to the top of the page.Health:
Website link Core Health Indicators
via U.N.
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Website link 2004 Report on Global AIDS Epidemic
via U.N.
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Website not affiliated with FIU. FloridaCHARTS.com
via State of Florida Dept. of Health
Check website's date   Various charts and tables of statistics about health in the state of Florida      [caahba]. 
Website not affiliated with FIU. Florida Worker's Comp - Statistics
via State of Florida Dept. of Financial Services
Check website's date   Various statistics on workers' compensation, including nnumber of cases by industry and fatalities on the job in the state of Florida, U.S.A.      [caahba] 
Website link HIV/AIDS by country
via U.N.
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Website link National Center for Health Statistics
via U.S. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention.
Check site url for date  The Center is responsible for the collection, analysis, and dissemination of statistics on the nature and extent of the health, illness, and disability of the U.S. population .
Website link WHOSIS
via World Health Organization
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Return to the top of the page.Human Resources:
Website link Human Development Reports
via U.N.
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Return to the top of the page.Refugees & Migration:
Website link UNHCR Global Report 2003
via U.N.
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Website link International Migration Report 2002
via U.N.
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Return to the top of the page.Transportation:
Website link U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics
via U.S. BTS
Check site url for date   Compiles, analyzes, and makes accessible information on the Nation's transportation systems.

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