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Historical Statistics of the United States


This compendium of statistics provides quantitative, historical data about American social, economic and political conditions and development. The data is provided in both PDF and Excel formats. This is the online version of the 2006 print edition.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), Mid-Manhattan Library

Subjects: History; New York City History; United States History; Area and Cultural Studies; American Studies; Economics; Political Science; Statistics
(Bolded items are subjects for which this is a recommended resource)

Notes: This definitive reference work contains more than 37,000 annual time series of quantitative historical information covering virtually every quantifiable dimension of American history: population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, governance, and international relations.

Dates of Coverage: The database covers the Colonial period until the year 2000.

Provider: Cambridge University Press

Format: Web