A massive central data source and a handy way to graphically compare nations, using data from such sources as the CIA World Factbook, the United Nations, and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
A nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research.
The mission of the Bureau of Justice Statistics is to collect, analyze, publish, and disseminate information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
Environmental health and ecosystem vitality are gauged using 25 indicators tracked in six policy categories: Environmental Health, Air Pollution (effects on ecosytems), Water (effects on ecosystems), Productive Natural Resources, Biodiversity and Habitat, and Climate Change.
Compilation of annual crime statistics for the United States, including reports on the volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, states, and individual agencies. There are also hate crime statistics and information on law enforcement officers who were killed or assaulted.
Data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States, including characteristics of the criminal justice system, public attitudes toward crime, crime and victims, arrests and seizures, courts, prosecution and sentencing, and corrections.
More than 200 countries and territories take part in the UNESCO Institute for statistics' annual education survey, which covers all education levels and a range of issues such as gender parity, teachers, and financing.
BizStats states that it is the leading free online source for small business statistics. BizStats collects, analyzes, edits and adds value to public data and delivers it without cost in an easy-to-read, easy-to-understand format.