Psychology: Statistics & Data
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This is a longitudinal panel study of health, retirement and aging which samples more than 26,000 Americans over the age of 50.
This site provides statistics and reports on Social Security, Medicare, housing, long-term care, poverty level, caregiver estimates and more on a state-by-state level.
This page provides quick links to statistics on life expectancy, health status, health risks, health care utilization, hospice care and mortality in the United States.
Children, Youth, and Family
The page includes the signature report of the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, which features statistics on children and families in the United States across a range of domains, including family and social environment, economic circumstances, health care, physical environment and safety, behavior, education and health. Past reports are also available.
This site provides federal and state adoption, foster care, and child maltreatment statistics and reports.
The Children’s Defense Fund provides statistics on a range of areas that show how children are faring in the country as a whole and in individual states.
Criminal Justice and Violence
The primary source for United States’ criminal justice statistics. Information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government can be found on this site.
This resource brings together data from more than 100 sources about many aspects of criminal justice in the United States.
This site provides statistical information on juvenile offending, victimization of juveniles, and involvement of youth in the juvenile justice system.
Gateway to statistics found in these annual reports from the Department of Education: The Condition of Education, Digest of Education Statistics, High School Dropout and Completion Rates in the United States, Indicators of School Crime and Safety, and Projections of Education Statistics.
The World Bank EdStats offers internationally comparable indicators such as literacy, expenditures, completion, and access to education.
Provides statistics on education from 68 countries such as average performance in mathematics, science literacy and reading by 15-year-old students, adult literacy rates and literacy averages across varying age ranges.
Health and Mental Health
Data and Statistics are linked by topics which include statistics on aging, asthma, cancer HIV/AIDS and many more topics
The foundation focuses on major health issues and is a non-partisan source of facts, statistics and reports.
Statistics on this site include numbers on prevalence by specific mental disorder and age group, suicide rates, and figures on the costs involved in mental illness.
Statistical health profiles of racial and ethnic populations in the United States.
This portal provides access to data and reports by country, topic, etc.
The Homelessness Data Exchange (HDX) is an online data submission tool for reporting to HUD. publishes data on the Housing Inventory Count (HIC), Point-in-Time (PIT) Count and Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR).
Search the library in this web site for useful annual reports, fact sheets and interactive tools which provide statistics on homelessness in the United States.
This report is produced annually by the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard University. Informative tables and figures are included.
Key data sets published by the Office of Immigration Statistics.
Access to the latest immigration statistics, maps, and numbers for the United States and other countries.
State profiles, data tools and more are available.
This page is a gateway to poverty data collected by the Census Bureau, and includes reports, facts about how poverty is measured by the Census Bureau, poverty measurement studies, and more.
Regional and country dashboards displaying latest data and trends in poverty and inequality. Produced by the World Bank.
Data on USDA Nutrition Assistance programs such as SNAP, school meals, WIC.
Statistics and data files on programs covered by the SSA, e.g., SSI, Medicare, Disability, as well as socioeconomic characteristics, demographics, etc.
These resources will provide access to raw data sets for your research projects.
- ICPSR - ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. It hosts 21 specialized collections of data in education, aging, criminal justice, substance abuse, terrorism, and other fields. (University at Michigan)
- GSS - The GSS contains a standard core of demographic, behavioral, and attitudinal questions, plus topics of special interest. Among the topics covered are civil liberties, crime and violence, intergroup tolerance, morality, national spending priorities, psychological well-being, social mobility, and stress and traumatic events. (University of Chicago)