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Statistical Information & Data: Demographics

A guide to mining Social Science Stats & Data at the UGA Libraries


Social Explorer

Social Explorer contains detailed historic and current census information in an easy to use format. Although Social Explorer does not contain every census table, it does provide the most frequently sought after census data. If you cannot find the information that you are looking for, you may have to consult the printed census volumes. Please contact a librarian for further assistance.

Historical Statistics of the United States

A reference source for quantitative facts of American history, fully cross-referenced and indexed, providing easily searchable tables, their documentation, and essays, and covers migration, health, crime, the Confederate States of America, and more.



Eurostat produces European statistics in partnership with National Statistical Institutes and other national authorities in the EU Member States. This partnership is known as the European Statistical System (ESS). It also includes the statistical authorities of the European Economic Area (EEA) countries and Switzerland. 

OECD iLibrary

For more than 40 years, OECD has been one of the world's largest and most reliable sources of comparable statistics and economic and social data. As well as collecting data, OECD monitors trends, analyses and forecasts economic developments and researches social changes or evolving patterns in trade, environment, agriculture, technology, taxation, health, education and more.

Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean 

This annual publication is one of the leading sources of statistical information of the region, and contains social, economic and environmental data from the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean.

United Nations Demographic Yearbook

The United Nations Statistics Division collects, compiles and disseminates official demographic and social statistics on a wide range of topics. Data have been collected since 1948 through a set of questionnaires dispatched annually to over 230 national statistical offices and have been published in the Demographic Yearbook collection. The Demographic Yearbook disseminates statistics on population size and composition, births, deaths, marriage and divorce, as well as respective rates, on an annual basis. The Demographic Yearbook census datasets cover a wide range of additional topics including economic activity, educational attainment, household characteristics, housing characteristics, ethnicity, language, foreign-born and foreign population.