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BA 500 Resources: Consumer & Demographic Research

Best Resources for Consumer Information and Data

Demographic Data and Mapping Tools

Social Explorer

  • "Social Explorer provides easy access to demographic information about the United States, from 1790 to present. Create maps and reports based on decennial censuses of 1940 to 2000."
  • Also has access to demographic reports through the site

U.S. Census Bureau Data

  • Additional demographic data on government employment, county business patterns, and more

U.S. Census Data and Mapping Links

  • Links to additional tools and data available from the Bureau

International Demographic Data

U.S. Census Bureau - International Statistical Agencies

  • List of each country’s statistical agencies


  • Brief statistics available for public access from the Statistical Office of the European Communities

United Nations- Statistics Division

  • Includes multiple databases on population, housing, oil, national accounts, trade, social indicators, and more

National Accounts of Japan

  • Japanese economic data, including annual and quarterly reporting on national accounts

Japan - Statistics Bureau Home Page

  • Links to Japanese national sites with economic, business, labor, business and population demographics

ASEAN Statistical Yearbook

  • Comprehensive statistical resource for the ASEAN nations, including population, health, economic, tourism, trade and more
  • Published annually

Population Reference Bureau DataFinder

  • Demographic and other population-related statistics; choose a geography for a list of available statistics

National Bureau of Statistics of China

The US-China Business Council

  • China statistics and analyses from the USBC

Business Statistics from GovHK

  • Links to Hong Kong government and business statistics

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