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- Gender Equity Index (2009)
Gender Equity Index 2009 computed by Social Watch shows that the gender gap is not narrowing in most countries and a majority of the countries that show progress are those that were already comparatively better. 2012 update coming: the updated figures of the Gender Equity Index (GEI) 2012, which will be launched by Social Watch next week, on the eve of March 8, International Womens’ Day.
- 2012 Gender Inequity Index
Coverage: N/A. Statistics from more than 100 agencies that provide data and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
Basic Statistics: U.S. - Major Sites
Portal-like links to major resources and sites. Includes many sites that collect statistics from multiple federal agencies and other organizations; statistics at all levels.
- STATISTICAL ABSTRACTS OF THE UNITED STATES
AKA "The National Data Book"; "The authoritative & comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, & economic organization of the US. Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Look for >> Major statistical summaries. See sections:
>Labor Force, Employment, and Earnings
>Income, Expenditures, and WealthSection
>Construction and Housing
- ChildStats (Forum on Child and Family Statistics)
A working group of Federal agencies that collect, analyze and report data on issues related to children and families. There are 22 Federal agency partners and partners from private research organizations.
- Economic Indicators.Gov
Brought to you by the Economics and Statistics Administration at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Its mission is to "provide timely access to the daily releases of key economic indicators from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the U.S. Census Bureau."
- National Center for Education Statistics
Publications & Products; Surveys & Programs; Data Tools; Tables and Figures; see DATA TOOLS >> State Education Data Profiles; Census 2000 School District Profiles [why not 2010? because info still sifting down]
- Digest of Education Statistics
A major reference source from print to online, provides a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. Currently can search from 2009-1995. Select year to see list of available tables; e.g. 2009 Chapter 5. Outcomes of Education >> Workforce Characteristics
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