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The 2006 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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What is the Statistical Abstract?

125th Edition National Data Book The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.


Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web


Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations

Top 5 Data Links

257 - Public High School Graduates by State: 1980 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

264 - College Enrollment by Sex and Attendance Status: 1983 to 2003 [Excel 23k]

576 - Employment Status of the Civilian Population: 1970 to 2004 [Excel 20k]

375 - Major U.S. Weather Disasters: 1995 to 2004 [Excel 41k]

1232 - Household Pet Ownership: 2001 [Excel 17k]

Sources of Data

The Abstract is also your guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations.


Guide to Sources

Federal Agency Statistical Reports

State Abstracts



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