Guides
Economic Statistics

General Economic and Statistical Sources

Statistical Abstract of the United States (http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/)
Annual statistical compilation from the U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Fedstats.gov (http://www.fedstats.gov/)
One-stop gateway to statistics from all Federal agencies and programs. Find data by agency, subject, or program. Mapstats (http://www.fedstats.gov/mapstats/) can retrieve Census 2000 data by state, county, or congressional district.
California Statistical Abstract (http://www.dof.ca.gov/html/fs_data/stat-abs/sa_home.htm)
Annual compilation of California statistical data from the California Department of Finance (http://www.dof.ca.gov/).
Counting California (http://countingcalifornia.cdlib.org/)
Data about California from Federal and state agencies. A CDL (California Digital Library) project acquires the data, provides persistent access and presents data in a variety of formats. Search interface provides topical, agency, and title search.
U.S. Dept. of Commerce site, contains U.S. and international business and economic data.

United States

Economic Indicators.gov (http://www.esa.doc.gov/about-economic-indicators)
From the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Link to latest U.S. government economic indicators.
Bureau of Economic Analysis (http://www.bea.gov/)
This U.S. Dept. of Commerce agency collects and disseminates economic data including Gross Domestic Product, and National Income and Product Accounts.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (http://www.bls.gov/)
Bureau of the Census Economic Programs (http://www.census.gov/econ/www/)
Census produces releases on housing starts, construction, manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, and more.
The Conference Board Economic Indicators (http://www.conference-board.org/)
Compiles major economic indicators, including composite indexes of leading, coincident, and lagging indicators.
Economic Data from FRED – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (http://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/)
Download or view a variety of economic data.
Liber8 – Federal Reserve Board of St. Louis (http://liber8.stlouisfed.org/)
An economic information portal for librarians and students.
Beige Book (http://www.federalreserve.gov/FOMC/BeigeBook/2004/)
Current economic conditions from the twelve Federal Reserve bank districts.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (http://www.federalreserve.gov/)
Data can be found on the FRB: Statistics: Releases and Historical Data (http://www.federalreserve.gov/releases/) page
Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (http://www.frbsf.org/)
FDIC – Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (http://www.fdic.gov/)
Includes consumer information, directory of federally insured financial institutions, banking statistics, and more.

California

California Department of Finance - economic indicators, most data available for view or download in excel.

International

Economist Intelligency Unit (EIU) Country Intelligence (http://db.eiu.com/publications.asp)
EIU Country Profiles and Reports provide objective and timely analysis and forecasts of the political, economic and business environment in more than 180 countries. Annual profiles are updated by quarterly reports.
European Union
Data (http://epp.eurostat.ec.europa.eu/pls/portal/url/page/PGP_ESTAT_HOME_PAGE/PGE_HP_DYNAMIC) – link to free statistical data, for example, Euro indicators, and a selection of data from the Eurostat Yearbook.
International Monetary Fund
IMF Country Information (http://www.imf.org/external/country/) See also International Financial Statistics, and Balance of Payments Statistics in print copy in the library.
United Nations
Infonation (http://www.un.org/Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/infonation/e_infonation.htm) – Data about UN member nations
OECD
SourceOECD (http://new.sourceoecd.org/) [Restricted] VPN – Includes full text books, periodicals, and statistical data.
World Bank
The World Bank's Global Development Finance data are available on library workstations in Government Information via networked CD-ROM. Print copies of World Development Indicators and Global Development Finance are also available in library.