Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2006: The National Data Book

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 2005 - Census - 1039 pages
This year marks the publication of the 125th edition of The Statistical Abstract of the United States, a fascinating and authoritative collection of facts and figures covering virtually every aspect of American life. Published since 1878 by the U.S. Census Bureau, the Statistical Abstract is the official Federal summary of statistics -- derived from many statistical sources, both government and private -- on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Businesses, academic institutions, libraries, and the general public will find this book to be a rich compendium for statistical reference as well as a guide to other valuable statistical publications and sources. This year’s Statistical Abstract includes 80 new tables covering a variety of currently relevant topics, including:
  • Family planning and medical services
  • Asthma incidence among children under 18 years of age
  • Public schools with broadband and wireless connections
  • State trends in identity theft
  • Hazardous waste generated, shipped, and received by state
  • Retail gasoline prices by selected areas
  • A profile of second-home buyers
This special 125th commemorative edition also includes selected historical tables at the beginning of each section that highlight the related data of today -- ideal for high school and college history and economics classes. These tables cover such topics as:
  • Number of alien passengers arriving in the U.S. (1819 to 1870)
  • Number of juvenile delinquents (1890 and 1904)
  • Apportionment of congressional representation (1790 to 1900)
  • Number of pension claims filed and allowed each year (1861)
  • Imports and exports of merchandise into and out of Alaska (1879 to 1905).
The Statistical Abstract is everyone’s one stop-shopping source for statistical information on all aspects of American life -- direct from the U.S. Government.

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Population Tables 171
1790 to 2000

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR The U.S. Census Bureau is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce. The Statistical Abstract is their leading annual directory publication. Other titles from the U.S. Census Bureau include references, such as the State and Metropolitan Data Book, which is published every five years, and the forthcoming Census Atlas of the United States.

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