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Bureau of Labor Statistics Data
Labor statistics, including data on employment, prices, consumer spending, and inflation.
Labor Market Data (VA)
Virginia Workforce Connection website: data related to employment, occupations, and industries in the state of Virginia.
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SEC Filings (EDGAR)
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's searchable company filings. Financial statements, 10-K forms, annual reports, letters to shareholders, all SEC filings.
U.S. Census Bureau - Business and Economy
Comprehensive information about the number, activity, characteristics, and locations of American businesses.
U.S. Small Business Association (SBA) - Research and Statistics
Economic reports, facts about small businesses, state profiles, and more.
United Nations Statistical Databases
Statistics from over 140 countries.
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World Bank Open Data
Free and open access to global development data
UMW Libraries Guides for Statistical Sources
International Marketing Data and Statistics
Call Number: Simpson Reference HA 42 .I56
Includes hard-to-find demographic, economic and marketing statistics for 160 non-European countries. A broad range of data is researched including home ownership, health and population statistics.
ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States by
Call Number: Simpson Reference HA 202 .S8
After the U.S. government stopped publishing their annual Statistical Abstract of the United States, ProQuest (a private company) recognized the demand and began publishing it annually.
Statistical Abstract of the United States by
Call Number: Simpson Reference HA 202. S71x
Also available online through 2012
The official Federal summary of statistics ”derived from both government and private statistical sources” this reference covers everything from agriculture to construction, forestry to law enforcement, and national security to transportation. Additionally, the Statistical Abstract of the United States also includes data for regions and individual states, and even for some metropolitan areas and cities.
World Development Indicators by
Call Number: Simpson Reference HC 59.15 .W656
Publication Date: 1998-2016
Also available online
'World Development Indicators' is the World Bank's premier annual compilation of data about development. This statistical reference allows you to consult over 800 indicators for more than 150 economies and 14 country groups in more than 90 tables. It provides a current overview of the most recent data available as well as important regional data and income group analysis in six thematic sections: World View, People, Environment, Economy, States and Markets, and Global Links.