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Stony Brook University

WRT 101

Statistics on the Open Web

Looking for statistics? The open web is a great place to find statistics published by established and respected organizations. It is also a place where you might find some statistics that are false or misleading. How can you know what to use? Here is a list of sources known for being reliable sources of statistics:

INTERNATIONAL DATA COLLECTIONS

SOME DATA COLLECTIONS SPECIFIC TO THE UNITED STATES

NYC AND LONG ISLAND DATA

Want to explore a variety of public data collections? Try Google's Public Data Explorer.

SOME LIBRARY DATABASES WITH STATISTICS (not on the open web)