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Attitudes and Opinions
National and international surveys on attitudes towards economy, health, business, and politics.
General Social Survey
Since 1972, the GSS has provided clear and unbiased perspective on what Americans think and feel about such issues as national spending priorities, crime and punishment, intergroup relations, and confidence in institutions.
This public opinion company has an archive of articles and polls it has conducted dating back to 1963. Use the search bar at the top to access the archive.
Pew Research Center
Public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research on the topics of politics, media, technology, social trends, science, and religion.
A tool that let's you explore U.S. Census data, which includes information about the population, business and economy, and state and local governments.
Easy access to the most current US Census data, easily create data visualizations with Census data.
This is a set of tools and reports that support using government data to understand economic development of local areas within the United States.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Find statistics about employment, productivity, wages by area and industry, prices, and consumer spending.
Bureau of Economic Analysis
BEA provides interactive data and economic news at the national, international, regional, and industry levels.
Various reports on indicators of the health of the economy, including manufacturing reports, home sales, construction, and more.
Industry Statistics Portal
Search by industry code (NAICS) or keyword to find specific data for your industry guide to federal government data sources. Government reports may include monthly, quarterly, and annual measures of industrial activity in downloadable spreadsheet or PDF files.
A comprehensive website and visualization engine of public US Government data
Knoema helps you explore and build datasets to compare US data to other countries.
U.S. Government Data and Statistics Portal
A portal to data covering these topics: General Government, Business and Economics, Defense and International Relations, Environment, Energy, and Agriculture, Family, Home, and Community, Geospatial Data, Health and Nutrition, Jobs and Education, Public Safety and Law, Science and Technology, Travel, Transportation, and Recreation
- Consider what government agency might collect statistics on your topic.
- Perform an internet search of your general topic and "statistics" and/or "government."