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Selected Sources for Data
There is a lot of data available on the Web, but it can be very hard to locate. Below are some places to start. If you don't find what you need, contact us!
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
Data sets include biodiversity, population, climate change, environmental treaties
Country & Regional Profiles
Including statistical comparisons
Easy Stats (US Census Bureau)
select by place, then selected statistics on population, education, education, financial
See their link to MyEnvironment for data on your air (radon, air quality), health (cancer risks), climate (compare greenhouse gas emissions, carbon footprint)
Latitude, longitude, elevation, and population for cities around the world, as of 2010.
Human Development Reports (UN)
Download statistics into Excel for tables of population, heatlh, etc.
Paper volumes of this report are in MILLER HD72.H85 (most recent in REFERENCE)
World statistics, country comparisons
Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development - Statistics range broadly from agriculture, development, economic indicators, health
States Perform (Council of State Goverments)
Choose states and parameters to generate data.
can limit by countries, by subjects
World Data Analyst Online
Country profiles & statistics
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