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Economics: Online Resources and Data

Online Resources

These additional resources provide data and statistical information from the US Census and other reliable sources.

Web Resources

US Census Data

Find population, housing, economic, and geographic data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Provides data in the form of maps, tables, and reports from Census Bureau sources.

The Economic Census

The U.S. Government's official five-year measure of American business and the economy. It is conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Bureau of Economic Analysis

The BEA produces closely watched economic statistics that influence decisions by government officials, business people, households, and individuals. The cornerstone of BEA's statistics is the national income and product accounts (NIPAs), and the estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) and related measures.

Bureau of Labor Statistics

The BLS is responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. It collects, analyzes, and disseminates essential economic information to support public and private decision-making.

The Federal Reserve

The Federal Reserve System Online

The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States.


The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis economic data and research site allows access to regional and national financial and economic data.


Geographic, demographic, economic, infrastructure and education data on nations, states, and counties available on interactive maps


The Federal Reserve archive of economic history.