The resources listed on this page are a general selection of data and government sources for Political Science. This guide is Not Exhaustive! For more sources of data or government information, visit the Government Information Research Guide.
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US Census Demographics
US Government Information
Public Opinion Polls
US Political Stats
Historical Statistics of the United States (print)
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP)
The Free Speech Project
Pew Research Center
European Public Opinion (from the EU)
United States Census Bureau
American FactFinder (by the U.S. Census)
Statistical Abstract of the United States (via ProQuest)
Bureau of Justice Statistics
Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics
Europa World Online
World Data Bank (by the World Bank)
Along with all of these government resources, Data-Planet is another great source for a wide variety of data. Check Data-Planet for:
If you can't find something in particular, give Data-Planet a try -it contains a wealth of data
ICPSR is the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research. ICPSR is an archive of Social Science research and data. In ICSPR you will find data related to:
The majority of data in ICPSR is available for public use. However, be advised that reuse of some datasets are restricted. Carefully read the documentation of a dataset or survey you might like to use.