Data.gov, the federal government's open data site, provides easy access to government datasets covering a wide range of topics—everything from weather, demographics, health, education, housing, and agriculture.
Many government agencies have statistical information on a wide range of topics. This page includes links to the federal agencies with the most commonly requested statistics including Bureau of Transportation Statistics, Economic Research Service, and Statistics of Income from the IRS.
Bureau of Labor Statistics is responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. The reports, publications, and statistics are divided into Subject areas: Inflation & Prices, Employment, Unemployment, Pay & Benefits, Spending & Time Use, Productivity, Workplace Injuries, International, and Regional Resources.
Provides the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Information includes definition of each industry and background material.
Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research.
The Real-Time Data Research Center, established in August 2008, is part of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia’s Research Department. The center is a source of knowledge and expertise about real-time macroeconomic data, surveys of macroeconomic forecasts, and macroeconomic modeling.