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Business Information for Michigan Residents: Demographics Resources

A listing of resources that can be used by people in Michigan who are not affiliated with the University of Michigan

Demographics Resources

American Factfinder (from the United State Census Bureau)

  • #1 source for current U.S. population data and the latest economic indicators
  • Data includes income, race, age, education, spending
  • National, state, and city level data
     

U.S. Census Bureau- International Data Base

  • Includes world population information, country rankings and summary, population pyramids, and tables.

United Nations Statistical Databases

  • Look at the Common Database (UNCDB) for population and economic information by country.
  • Use the Demographic Yearbook for population, birth, death, marriage, and divorce rates.
  • Search other databases such as Social Indicators or Population and Housing Census.

Mapping the Measure of America

  • Created by the Human Development Project and measures the "well-being of America," including health, education, and income.  

definitions

Demographics: Studies of a population based on factors such as age, race, sex, economic status, levels of education, income level, and employment, among others.