Government publications provide documentation on legal, judicial, and regulatory activities and can provide useful current and historical primary source materials. This page points to databases and digital collections that provide government information such as statistics, bills and laws, congressional and agency reports, court cases and decisions, hearings, maps, and consumer information. Local, state, regional, federal, or international government information may inform your research.
UNdata (UN) United Nations statistics on trade, economics, demographics and education.
Country Statistics (UNICEF) Child mortality rates, nutrition, health, education, demographics and more.
World Development Indicators (World Bank) The most current and accurate global development data available
World Statistics Pocketbook (OECD) annual; agriculture, balance of payments, education, energy, environment, food, gender, health, industrial production, information and communication, international finance, international tourism, international trade, labour, migration, national accounts, population and prices.
Intergovernmental Search (Google) Searches hundreds of intergovernmental organization web pages
Non-governmental Search (Google) Internet search of association, council, and institute web pages
Pew Center on the States - Data Visualizations Compare states on topics and issues
State & County QuickFacts U.S. Census Bureau
Maps & GIS Resources State by State State government map and data resources
State Agency Databases Agency information for all 50 states