Statistical Abstract of the United States

Alternative Title: 
US Statistical Compendia

The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations. The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. The Statistical Compendium program is comprised of the Statistical Abstract of the United States and its supplemental products - the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book and the County and City Data Book. 

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Time Period: 
January, 1878 to September, 2011

Discontinued. See Historical Statistics of the United States: Millennial Edition Online.

Data Access: 

Freely available on the internet. To access the most current data, refer to the organisations cited in the source notes for each table of the Statistical Abstract.