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Data & Statistics

This is a guide to data and statistics, primarily from the government as well as statistical compendiums, which have non-governmental statistics also.

Strategy For Finding Data.

Ask the question: What organization or agency would likely collect this data?

Government Agencies? Government Agencies collect data at all levels to aid policy decisions. It is generally distributed free via the internet. Organizations ? Larger data sets are generally available in SPSS, Excel, SAS or Stata formats.

Statistical Compendia

General Indexes for Statistics

California State Agency Links

Local Government Statistical Sources

Statistical Sets

Datasets w/Software Interfaces