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The Statistical Abstracts Collection includes the Statistical Abstract of the United States, now published by ProQuest, and the Statistical Abstracts of the World. It features approximately 50,000 tables and covers compendia from more than 60 countries and international government organizations, providing rich insight into everyday life, social conditions, economics and trade, and more. This collection is an abundant starting point for interdisciplinary research, from simple class assignments to complex research projects. This is an outstanding resource for researchers in business, social science, economics, and government, as well as a learning tool for K-12 students being introduced to research using statistical data.

  • MARC Records: Yes
  • COUNTER compliant: Yes
  • OpenURL Enabled: Yes
  • The collection features 50,000+ downloadable tables, all available with English translations where needed.
  • It offers both search and browse functionality, allowing users to quickly scan through tables in search results or browse through each compendium like a book using its original table of contents.
  • For the Statistical Abstracts of the World, three to five new countries are added each year, and global and regional statistical yearbooks are updated as new content is made available.
  • Users can easily share the table docview page via an email that includes a GIF image of the table, links to the table and data source, and citation information including APA and MLA citations along with durable URLs.
  • Our easy-to-use interface allows users to preview the tables before reviewing the deeper results and to download tables directly from the preview page.
  • Online tables are expanded to contain more data than the abridged print versions.
  • The platform offers the capability to download section-level PDFs from the original compendia.
  • The collection contains significant longitudinal data, from the oldest data in Statistical Abstracts of the World that goes back to 1527 to content from the 1700s.

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