Tabs across the top of this guide will lead you to local/state, national, international statistics, or to statistics by subject.
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Government agencies are the primary source of U.S. and international statistics.
For U.S. statistics, the best place to start is with the Statistical Abstract of the United States, a compendium of statistics that runs through 2012. A print version of the 2013 Statistical Abstract of the United States may be found in the library's reference section,REF HA202 .P7 2013.
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