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Use this guide to find statistical information sources by subject and geographical area.
World / International (Including the U.S.)
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World Bank’s World Development Indicators
Searchable database of economic development indicators by country or topic. What percentage of Angolans have access to electricity? How many patent applications were filed worldwide last year? What was the total value of stocks traded in India in 2010?
NationMaster - Economy
What's China's GDP? How does the U.S. public debt level compare to that of Japan? Which country has the highest rate of child poverty? Which is the top exporter of wheat?
NationMaster - Labor
What's the unemployment rate in Chile? How much vacation time is legally guaranteed in Iceland? What country has the highest percentage of women working outside the home? What country has had the most labor strikes in the last five years?
United States (Including Kentucky)
Federal Government Business Data Gateway
How many U.S. families received welfare benefits last year? What's the median hourly wage earned by dental assistants in Kentucky? What percentage of American workers earn minimum wage? If something cost $10 in 1980, how much would that be today, when adjusted for inflation?
U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
How much growth has there been in U.S. GDP so far this year? In personal incomes? How has the U.S. trade deficit changed over the last few years? Is foreign investment in the U.S. rising or falling?
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