The standard source for the quantitative facts and/or numerical history of the united States.
The previous edition of the Historical Statistics of the United States was published by the Census Bureau in 1975. A team of distinguished social scientists joined Cambridge University Press to create a this new edition which contains more than 37,000 annual time series of historical information, arranged in broad data areas- population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, economic sectors, and governance and international relations. Each series is described in its historical context by an expert. It is keyword searchable and includes an index.
Users may graph individual tables or combine data from different tables. In addition, tables can be downloaded into Excel or comma-separated value format for spreadsheet use.
Sample Graph from Search:
Unemployed Persons in the U.S. from 1967 through 2000
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