Statistical Abstract of the United States - annual compendium published by the federal government from 1878 - 2012 (discontinued due to federal budget cuts). Available online for2012 (http://www.census.gov/library/publications/2011/compendia/statab/131ed.html) and previous editions(http://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/statistical_abstracts.html). Beginning with 2013, this extremely important resource is available commercially through the SLU Libraries asProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States.
Note: See also the link toGuide to State Statistical Abstracts(https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2011/compendia/statab/131ed/st-abstracts.html) for online versions of these resources.
Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970. Onlineat http://www.census.gov/library/publications/1975/compendia/hist_stats_colonial-1970.html.
See revised updated print version, Historical Statistics of the United States: Earliest Times to Present, Millenial Edition [Ref. HA 202 .H57 2006 Vols. 1-5]. Volumes cover (1) population; (2) work and welfare; (3) economic structure and performance; (4) economic sectors; and (5) governance and international relations. See alsoSelected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Countsonline (http://www.census.gov/population/www/censusdata/hiscendata.html); available in PDF and ZIP file formats.
The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime regularly updates statistical series on crime, criminal justice, drug trafficking and prices, drug production, and drug use with data generated from national statistical systems.
See the current year's Daily Crime and Fire Log and the Annual Security and Fire Safety Report, both linked from SLU'sClery Act web page(https://www.slu.edu/about/safety/clery-information.php). Some access restricted to SLU.
Updated daily. Provides easy access to an extensive repository of standardized and structured statistical data from banking to Zillow real estate data. Contains over 52 billion data points from over 6.2 billion data sets more than 75 private and governmental organizations. Data can be presented in charts, maps, graphs, and tables. For help in using Data-Planet, see theData-Planet Statistical Dataset LibGuide. Note: For a more user-friendly interface, seeData-Planet Statistical Reference.
Saint Louis University is an institutional member of the ICPSR, a repository of data from research in many social science fields, including criminal justice. TheNational Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD)(http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/NACJD/index.jsp) is one example. ICPSR data files are available to SLU students, faculty, and staff, and may be downloaded for research and teaching uses with a "MyData account" -- view theICPSR Helppage (https://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/help/).