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Quick Reference : Government Information

American Factfinder
   population, housing, economic, & geographic data

Annual Energy Review
   statistics for all major energy activities

Background Notes
   facts on the country's land, people, history, government, political conditions, economy, and its relations with other countries and the United States

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
   database of Federal programs available to governments, organizations, institutions, & individuals

CIA World Factbook
   basic intelligence on countries

Climate Research & Applications
   global weather information

Consumer Price Indexes
   monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers

County & City Data Book
   data for all counties and cities with a population of 25,000 or more

Defense Almanac
   people, organization, equipment, and funding

Envirofacts Data Warehouse
   one-stop source for environmental information

Federal Reserve Board
   news, information, statistics

Health, United States
   national trends in health statistics

National Atlas
   easy to use, map-like views of America's natural and sociocultural landscapes

Occupational Outlook Handbook
   career information

PLANTS Database
   standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics
   data from more than 100 sources about all aspects of criminal justice in the United States

Statistical Abstract
   statistics on social and economic conditions

TranStats
   "Intermodal Transportation Database" from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

Uniform Crime Reports
   crime statistics

United States Government Manual
   official handbook of the Federal Government; information on the agencies of the legislative, judicial, and executive branches


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