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Political Science: Historical Statistics

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This page lists some print and online historical statistical resources.

Historical Statistics

Historical statistics sources:

  • Historical Statistics of the United States
    [online resource; UCSB IP addresses only]
    - Also available at Ref Desk HA202 .H57 2006, v.1-5
  • International Historical Statistics: Africa, Asia and Oceania, 1750-2000
    - Ref HA4675 .M552 2003
  • International Historical Statistics: The Americas, 1750-2000.  
    - Ref HA175 .M55 2003
  • International Historical Statistics: Europe, 1750-2000.  
    - Ref HA1107 .M5 2003
  • The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS)
    - Provides population, housing, agricultural, and economic data, along with GIS-compatible boundary files, for geographic units in the United States from 1790 to the present.
  • Social Explorer
    [online resource; UCSB IP addresses only]
    - Provides access and mapping tools for current and historical census data and demographic information.
  • U.S. Census Bureau. Census of Population and Housing.  
    - Digitized copies of the decennial print volumes, 1790 - 2010.
  • U.S. Census Bureau. Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-1970
    - Detailed county and state-level U.S. Decennial Census data for the United States, 1790 to 1970, accessible via ICPSR. 

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