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Economics: Finding Statistics

Statistical Databases in Library

Government Statistical Agencies

Government Data Portals:

American FactFinder (AFF) is the Census Bureau’s primary dissemination tool for many Census Bureau Programs.  The Census Bureau conducts nearly one hundred surveys and censuses every year. is the home of the U.S. Government's open data. Find Federal, state and local data, tools, and resources to conduct research, build apps, design data visualizations, and more.

Federal Statistics Agencies:

Over 100 agencies engaged in the production and dissemination of official federal statistics.

Research corresponding State Agencies to find the data at State level.

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Finding Statistics

Maine Data Discovery Project

Finding Maine-related Data
Maine Data Discovery Project is a collaborative project initiated by librarians from Maine. Finding local data can be a challenge for researchers since critical economical, social and science data are often buried in unexpected sources. This project aims to provide a clear path for finding Maine data sources. The data program sheets will provide an overview of Maine-related data on specific topics.

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