U.S. Department of Commerce

The 2009 Statistical Abstract

The National Data Book

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What is the Statistical Abstract?

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

Tables of Interest

151 - Retail Prescription Drug Sales [Excel 25k] | [PDF 464k]

175 - Selected Notifiable Diseases--Cases Reported [Excel 39k] | [PDF 468k]

345 - U.S.--Canada and U.S.--Mexico Border Lengths [Excel 24k] | [PDF 469k]

1057 - Alternative Fueled Vehicles and Estimated Consumption of Vehicle Fuels by Fuel Type [Excel 27k] | [PDF 466k]

1209 - Participation in Selected Sports Activities: 2006 [Excel 38k] | [PDF 902k]

Sources of Data

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

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau  |  The 2009 Statistical Abstract  |  Page Last Modified: February 01, 2012