Polling the NationsPolls from a variety of sources including Gallup, the Pew Center, Zogby International, major newspapers, and more, providing an opportunity to analyze trends, compare attitudes and contrast behavior on more than 6,000 topics.
Statistics on the Web
Some of these resources may also be available in print at Grafton Library. Look for a call number.
Social IndicatorsCountry data on: population, youth and elderly populations, human settlements, water supply and sanitation, housing, health, child-bearing, education, literacy, income and economic activity, unemployment.
Childstats.gov"This website offers easy access to statistics and reports on children and families, including: family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health. "
Global Demography of AgingThis website, an initiative of the Department of Population and International Health at Harvard, is a research portal on important themes related to global aging and health, with an emphasis on issues in the developing world.
AidDataProvides free access to the world's largest database of individual foreign aid projects. Includes software applications to analyze these data and a blog for discussion of international development. Hosted by the College of William and Mary, Brigham Young University, and Development Gateway.
Public Data Explorer- Google Labs"Play with the tool to create visualizations of public data, link to them, or embed them in their own webpages." Use data from the sources listed in data directory on the website, or upload your own. From Google Labs.
WeatherSpark"WeatherSpark is a new type of weather website, with interactive weather graphs that allow you to pan and zoom through the entire history of any weather station on earth. Get multiple forecasts for the current location, overlaid on records and averages to put it all in context. "
Data.gov"Find, download, and use datasets that are generated and held by the Federal Government."