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Statistics - a wide range of military and government information

This pathfinder provides links to electronic, statistical resources. Its primary purpose is to provide military statistics, but it also includes a wide range of other helpful statistical sites.

American FactFinder
a data access and dissemination system that provides useful facts and information about your community, your economy, and your society. The system will find and retrieve the information you need from some of the Census Bureau's largest data sets.

America's Wars
Participants, deaths, and living veterans from individual wars, American Revolution to the Persian Gulf. Lists name, death date, and age of last veteran.

Australian Military
The purpose of this page is to provide some statistics about Australia's involvement in the different conflicts around the world since 1860. What you see here is mostly taken from information supplied by the Austrailian War Memorial Research Center.

Black-Owned Businesses
Includes a table of the Top 50 Metro Areas in number of all firms and black-owned firms. 1992.

Black Population in the United States
Includes data from 1990 to 1998. Also addresses issues for 2000.

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Includes Statistics about crime and victims, law enforcement, courts, and corrections.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Includes tables and form-based query applications which allow you to obtain BLS timeseries data based on a query you formulate and execute.

Casualties
Worldwide U.S. Active Duty Military Personnel Casualties October 1979 through March 1998.

Computer Use and Ownership
Table A. Level of Access and Use of Computers: 1984, 1989 and 1993 Table B. Use of Computers at Home, School, and Work by Persons 18 Years and Older: October 1993 Table C. Use of Computers at Home and School by Persons 3 to 17 Years Old: October 1993.

Countries of the World
Atlapedia Online contains full color physical maps, political maps as well as key facts and statistics on countries of the world.

Current Population Reports
The publications in this area are a resource guide to the programs and services of the US Census Bureau. Each area features an introduction that will provide key information about the censuses, surveys, and other programs that are the sources of data products.

Defense Almanac
This web site provides a variety of information and statistical material about the Department of Defense - its people, organization, equipment, and funding. The information on this site was compiled by the staff of the American Forces Information Service from various official sources within the Department of Defense.

FedStats
More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.

Hispanic Population of the United States
The statistics found herein refer only to the Hispanic population of the United States; the population of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico is not included in the data, but Puerto Ricans residing in the United States are included. Related subject matter areas include: ancestry, citizenship, foreign born, and year-of-entry.

Household and Family Characteristics
Includes detailed information from recent surveys and historical trends.

International Statistics - Czech Statistical Office
Includes links to the World Bank Group, the United Nations, the World Trade Organization, the World Health Organization and other international agencies.

Medal of Honor Statistics
This table is a Medal of Honor breakdown by service from the Civil War to Somalia.

Military, History, Info Statistics
Wonderful list of links to all things military. Even includes a site for the U.S. Camel Corps - yes, the U.S. actually tested the efficiency of using camels in the military.

Military Personnel Statistics
This page includes links to worldwide averages for operating beds, operating bassinets and beds occupied. It includes worldwide totals for admissions, outpatient visits and live births. Figures cover the years 1978 to 1996.

National Center for Education Statistics
NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations.

National Population Projections
The Population Projections Program produces projections of the United States resident population by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin. These projections are based on assumptions about future births, deaths, and international migration. Although several alternative series are produced, the preferred, or middle series--based on the assumption that past and current trends will continue--is most commonly used. The Census Bureau releases new national population projections periodically.

Population Profile of the United States
Prepared by staff members in Population Division and Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, under the general direction of Janice Valdisera, Population Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. Some topics include school enrollment, child support, the national population projections and income.

Poverty in the United States
Following the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB's) Directive 14, the Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to detect who is poor. If a family's total income is less than that family's threshold, then that family, and every individual in it, is considered poor. The poverty thresholds do not vary geographically, but they are updated annually for inflation with the Consumer Price Index (CPI-U). The official poverty definition counts money income before taxes and excludes capital gains and non cash benefits (such as public housing, medicaid, and food stamps.

Statistical Abstract of the United States
As the National Data Book it contains a Collections of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your Guide to Sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations. There are 93 new tables covering topics such as women's health, school violence, home-based businesses, and bank fees and services.

Statistical Resources on the Web - Defense and Military
A list of defense and military statistical resources from the University of Michigan's Document Center.

Statistical Resources on the web from the University of Michigan
A list of statistical resources covering a wide range of topics.

Statistical Summary - America's Major Wars
Covers the Military Participation Ratio, Casualties and Financial Cost.

Uniform Crime Reports
The Committee on Uniform Crime Records of the IACP developed and initiated this voluntary national data Collections effort in 1930 and still continues to advise the FBI on the UCR Program process. During that same year, the IACP was instrumental in gaining Congressional approval which authorized the FBI to serve as the national clearinghouse for statistical information on crime. In June 1966, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) established a Committee on Uniform Crime Reporting to serve in an advisory capacity and to encourage sheriffs throughout the country to fully participate in the Program.

U.S. Census Bureau Newsletter
The Census Bureau's monthly newsletter with articles summarizing newly issued findings reports and data files. It also discusses new software, data Collections efforts being planned, and sources of assistance for data users. The principal emphasis is on demographic, social, housing, and economic data for states and smaller areas. It also publishes key economic indicators (such as housing starts, retail sales, and the Consumer Price Index).