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From the Applied Population Laboratory (APL) at UW-Madison. An interactive mapping and data extraction tool for Wisconsin demographics. Allows users to choose demographic variables and append it to the geography of their choice. Includes Census 2000, Census 2010, and the latest ACS data since 2005.
Passport (Euromonitor) This link opens in a new window
This market research database contains statistics and analysis for consumer-related industries across the globe. Content includes detailed industry data, including brand share rankings; 205 country reports; and company profiles.
Note: This resource is only available to current UWL students, faculty, and staff. Data in this resource may be used for research and private study only.
Social Explorer This link opens in a new window
Social Explorer allows researchers to create dynamic maps and customizable reports using data from sources including: U.S. Decennial Census (1790- ), American Community Survey (2005- ), FBI crime data (2010- ), Dave Leip's Atlas of U.S. Presidential Elections, religion data (1980- ), health data (2010- ), County Business Patterns (2014- ) and more.
Data Planet (Sage) This link opens in a new window
The Data-Planet repository contains datasets from public, commercial, and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and around the world. Subjects covered include business, political science, demography, agriculture, education, criminal justice, housing and construction, labor and employment, energy, and more.
Statistical Abstract of the United States 1878-2012
The "National Data Book" contains a collection 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. Coverage: 1878-2012
Crime in the United States
Contains the FBI's "Uniform Crime Reports." Compiles volume and rate of crime offenses for the nation, the states, and individual agencies. Arrest, clearance, and law enforcement employee data are also included. Coverage: 1995-
International statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce. Coverage: 1948-
Digest of Education Statistics
Includes numbers of schools and colleges, teachers, enrollments, and graduates. Also covers educational attainment, finances, federal funds for education, libraries, international education, and more. Coverage: 1990-
Prepared for the Joint Economic Committee by the Council of Economic Advisers and provides economic information on prices, wages, production, business activity, purchasing power, credit, money and Federal finance. Coverage: 1995-
Health, United States
From the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS). Statistics on such topics as birth and death rates, infant mortality, life expectancy, morbidity and health status, risk factors, use of ambulatory and inpatient care, health personnel and facilities, financing of health care, health insurance and managed care, and more. Coverage: 1975-
La Crosse County Econowatch
Statistical social and economic indicators for the county. Published by the La Crosse County Economic Development Committee with assistance provided by the Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission. Coverage: through September 2011
Projections of Education Statistics
Included are projections for enrollment, graduates, classroom teachers, and expenditures at the national level. Also includes projections of public elementary and secondary enrollment and high school graduates at the state level.
World Bank: Data
A tremendously broad and deep source of widely respected international statistics on a wide variety of topics. World Development Indicators (WDI) is just the tip of the iceberg!
The World Factbook
From the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). Country profiles track such demographics as population, ethnicity and literacy rates, as well as political, geographical and economic data. Also includes full-color maps and flags. Archived issues since 2000 also available.
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