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Data Planet

September 22, 2020

Data Planet Statistical Datasets provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data. The over 12.6 billion datasets in Data Planet provide immediate access to data presented in charts, maps, graphs, and table form, via multiple points of entry. Data comes from more than 70 U.S. and international sources including: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, China Data Institute, Deutsche Borse Group, European Commission, the World Bank, and more. Subjects covered by the data include: economics, crime, health, population, energy, the environment and more. The time period covered varies. For more details consult the users guide here https://data-planet.libguides.com/statisticaldatasets

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=57173799

data.census.gov

August 5, 2019

In July 2019, data.census.gov became the primary way to access Census Bureau data, including upcoming releases from the 2018 American Community Survey, 2017 Economic Census, 2020 Census and more. As of July 1, 2019, all new data (and data previously released on American FactFinder) is being released on this new data platform. This resource provides data from most US Census Bureau surveys and programs. Access data from the American Community Survey, the Decennial Census, the Economic Census, annual Population Estimates, and annual economic surveys.

From the U.S. Census “Looking for help on how to start your search for Census Bureau data on data.census.gov? Watch this Census Academy video to explore two easy options to navigate the site.”

Open Access

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=49295031

Bureau of Economic Analysis

May 1, 2017

This is a major statistics site! You can find all kinds of international, national, regional and industry economic and performance statistics including GDP, balance of payments, national income, personal income and outlays, trade in goods and services, foreign direct investment, and dozens more.

Open Access

http://www.bea.gov

Bureau of Labor Statistics

May 1, 2017

The Bureau of Labor Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Labor, compiles a massive amounts of information and statistics on employment, productivity, inflation, consumer spending, wages, earnings aspects of the U.S. economy.

Open Access

http://www.bls.gov

County Business Patterns

May 1, 2017

An annual series that provides subnational economic data by industry. The series is useful for studying the economic activity of small areas; analyzing economic changes over time; and as a benchmark for statistical series, surveys, and databases between economic censuses. Businesses use the data for analyzing market potential, measuring the effectiveness of sales and advertising programs, setting sales quotas, and developing budgets. (source Census website)

Open Access

https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/cbp.html

ESRI Business Analyst Online

May 1, 2017

Esri Business Analyst Online (BAO) is a Web-based solution that makes custom site evaluation and market analysis fast and easy. Utilizing extensive demographic, consumer spending, and business data, BAO provides detailed information and insights about consumers, their lifestyles and buying behavior, and businesses in a given market area.

Use is limited to students and faculty as needed for classes and research projects undertaken as part of coursework for a degree program.

Users must request an Esri account.

To request an account for use in a course or for a research project being undertaken for a degree program (such as Masters paper, thesis or dissertation), please contact a GIS Librarian with the following information:
-Your name
-The name of the course for which you plan to use BAO
-Name of the faculty/instructor teaching the course (or name of your advisor)
-Semester and year of the course
Special Notes:
Because of our license agreement, you will be asked for your UNC Onyen and password every time you use Esri, both on and off campus.

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23609200

Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation

May 1, 2017

Articles, reports, and statistics on the state of entrepreneurship in the United States.

This site is sponsored by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

Open Access

https://www.kauffman.org/

Federal Reserve System Board of Governors

May 1, 2017

Do you want to know anything about the Federal Reserve? This web site is a good place to start. There is a brief history of the Fed, links to all the other Federal Reserve District Banks, links to current and historical financial and monetary statistics.

There is also a link to an electronic editions of Federal Reserve publications including: the Beige Book; a publication that gathers anecdotal information on current economic conditions in U.S. as a whole and each of the 12 Federal Reserve Districts, click on “Monetary Policy” then on Reports then on “Beige Book.” There are also links to the Minutes of Federal Open Market Committee and the FOMC statements issued after each meeting.

Open Access

https://www.federalreserve.gov/

Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition (Via Cambridge University Press)

May 1, 2017

“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, all from the earliest times to the present.” Essays place the data into historical context, and the data can be downloaded in Excel or CVS. source: vendor website

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608612

Internal Revenue Service Tax Statistics

April 28, 2017

This site contains links to many different statistics related to corporate and individual taxation. Information is gathered form corporate and individual tax returns filed with the United States Internal Revenue Service.

The most current data here is 2 to 3 years old.

Open Access

https://www.irs.gov/statistics

International Debt Statistics

April 28, 2017

International Debt Statistics presents external debt and financial flow data for the 120 economies that report public and publicly-guaranteed debt to the World Bank’s Debtor Reporting System. The time series for 216 indicators run from 1970 to 2012, with contractual obligations data projected for another 10 years. International Debt Statistics also includes topical country data and regional aggregates showing time series in table and chart form. The topics are: external debt, aggregate net resource flows (long term), net flows and transfers on debt, net financial flows from multilateral institutions, and international bond issues (new and outstanding).  (Source: Davis Library)

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608956

International Financial Statistics Online

April 28, 2017

International Financial Statistics (IFS) is a great source international and country statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance for more than 200 countries. Data available includes: exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. Data may be available monthly, quarterly, or annually depending of the specific data element in question. Many of the data time series start in 1948. Data is downloadable in Excel and other formats.

International Financial Statistics is provided by the International Monetary Fund.

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608818

International Trade Centre

April 28, 2017

Lots of Importing and Exporting information. Click on “Products approach” or “Country approach” at the opening screen, and you’ll go to a page with a wealth of links to both ITC information and trade information on the Internet. Click on “Index to Trade Information Sources on the Internet” and you’ll go to a gigantic list that includes links to Web sites for newspapers, journals, and magazines about various trade and industry-related topics; online import-export directories; sites for networking and trade leads; sites for prices and exchange rate information; downloadable statistics; trade regulations, laws, and standards; tariff information; a calendar of trade events worldwide; information about government procurement and bidding for various countries; trade promotion organizations; regional associations, and more.”

Operated by the United Nations and the World Trade Organization. The ITC, based in Switzerland, has many programs for fostering or enhancing trade – especially trade involving developing countries—and this Web site is a great resource for businesses and organizations involved in the Exporting and importing arena.

Open Access

http://www.intracen.org/

LINC Log Into North Carolina

April 28, 2017

Access to more than 900 demographic and statistical data items from state and federal agencies. You can qet some data at state, county, municipal, township, tract, block group and block levels. Options included both customizable and pre-formatted reports. Data definitions and help screens facilitate your use of the data and the database. Data is continually being updated.

Available statistics include: Population and Housing, Vital Statistics and Health, Social and Human Services, Law Enforcement, Courts, and Corrections, Environment, Recreation, and Resources, Energy and Utilities, Government, Employment and Income, Business and Industry, Agriculture, and Transportation.

 

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608405

Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)

April 28, 2017

A great source for analysis and statistics on industries, markets, and countries from Euromonitor. GMID contains historical data starting in 1995 and 5 years of forecasts of market size (units and value) data for 330 consumer products in many countries.

Passport GMID also contains:

Historical and forecast economic, demographic and marketing statistics from 1977 to 2020.

Historic and forecasts of consumer lifestyle statistics including disposable income, consumer expenditure trends, eating and drinking habits, home ownership statistics and health data for 71 countries.

Key political and economic indicators for 205 countries.

More than 4,500 industry and market reports on global and country levels.

Special Note: Because of our license agreement, you will be asked for your UNC Onyen and password every time you use GMID, both on and off campus.

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608535

SimplyAnalytics

April 28, 2017

A web-based mapping application that enables users to quickly and easily create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business and marketing data. The data is from EASI Analytics, Mediamark Research Inc., and Simmons Study of Media Markets and is derived from government and other sources. Variables include demographics, housing, income, retail sales, consumer expenditures, consumer price index, quality of life, employment and establishments by industry, census data from 1980 to present and future projections, and EASI/MRI market research data.

Export high resolution map images. Data can also be exported in spreadsheet or shapefile format.

Commercial use and republication of the data are prohibited.
(Source Davis Library Web page)

 

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608852

Statista

April 28, 2017

Statista includes information on indusstries and products from more than 10,000 business and public information sources including trade organizations, scientific publications, and government sources covering more than 600 industries. Statista includes more than 3,000 market studies; and 1,000 industry reports from Statista’s own analysts.

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23609075

U.S. International Trade Commission Dataweb Tariff & Trade database

April 28, 2017

Tariff and trade data and statistics. Find the dollar or percentage rate of the tariff due on almost everything imported into the United States. Dollar value of imports of categories is available for U.S. to other countries and other countries to the U.S. for industry level trade not company level trade. Data on this site have been compiled from the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Treasury, and the U.S. International Trade Commission.

Open Access

https://dataweb.usitc.gov/

UNData

April 28, 2017

UNdata provides simultaneous access to 14 statistical databases from the United Nations and other international organizations through one interface. Search or browse for data, create tables and download. Areas of coverage include agriculture, education, energy, industry, labor, national accounts, population, tourism and trade. Includes Millennium Development Goals indicators, and UN Key Global Indicators. Sources include UN Statistics Division, UN Population Division, Food and Agriculture Organization, International Labour Organization, United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, World Tourism Organization, UNESCO. (Source Davis Library)

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608864

WDI (World Development Indicators) Online

April 28, 2017

This publication of the World Bank contains more than 1400 indicators. The indicators cover a wide range of social, economic and demographic areas including major economic indicators, information on population, health, gender, poverty, natural resources, financial matters, environmental variables, and other topics related to economic and social development. More than 250 goegraphic areas  are covered. The geographic areas can be individual countries or groups of countries (East Asia, High Income, OECD, Sub-Saharan Africa, and 40 other groupings).

UNC-CH users only

https://guides.lib.unc.edu/go.php?c=23608490