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Questions? Reference 1st floor west, 404-894-4530. In-depth assistance: Subject Librarians
See also statistical information in various Research Guides,
such as Government Information, Business and Management, Company Information, Economics, Georgia &
Atlanta Business, Industry Information, International Affairs,
International Business, and Public Policy. Examples of subcategories
such as Databases, Statistics, Statistical Sources, Data Sets,
Demographics, Economic Conditions, etc.
Georgia Statistical Abstract
Official source for Georgia statistics; published by the University of Georgia's business school. Issued biennially.
HA321.G4 Information Services Desk. Access limited to GT users
Office of Planning and Budget. Census Data Program
Georgia government site for basic state demographic and economic data from the latest census.
Statistical Abstract of the United States (ProQuest)
Easy download and manipulation of data. Formerly issued annually by the Census Bureau (1878-2012 http://www.census.gov/prod/www/statistical_abstract.html); the Census Bureau version ceased in 2012. ProQuest is compiling the data and has produced a database, which the state consortia, GALILEO added for its member institutions. ProQuest's version provides excellent summaries of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States.
Statistical Resources on the Web
Excellent grouping of links to business statistics such as foreign trade, housing, consumer prices, demographics and labor. From the University of Michigan's Document's Center.
Summaries of economic conditions in Federal Reserve districts. Released 8 times per year - both national summary and district reports. Site has archive back to 1970.
Economic and Community Development Research in Georgia (Annotated Bibliography)
An annotated bibliography of economic development research in Georgia published in 1998
Selig Center for Economic Growth
Center at uga; produces 2 titles annually: Georgia Economic Outlook; Multicultural Economy (a fee for each to purchase). On website: monthly housing permit statistics for Georgia's counties & MSAs, 2000 to date
Georgia and Atlanta Business Statistics from UGA's Selig Center
– Georgia Statistical Abstract (biennial) (HA321.G4 - at Information Services Desk, Library)
– Georgia Business and Economic Conditions (quarterly; online only now)
– Georgia Economic Outlook (annual)
– Georgia Housing Permits (annual)
– Data (left column)
§ Housing - Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits (Estimates with Imputation New Residential Construction). Monthly and Annual
Georgia Statistics System - Detailed demographic profiles of counties; county-by-county analysis ; city population (2000; and estimates for 2005 and 2008). The profiles from Georgia County Guide. Library has 1981-85, 1987-99, and 2004 (F284.3.G46x). From UGA's Center for Agribusiness & Economic Development.