Census Bureau Homepage 

The Census Bureau should be the first stop for anyone looking for statistics on social, demographic or economic data on a national, state or local level. Information is available from a variety of sources, including the decennial censuses from 1990 to 2010, the American Community Survey, and the Economic Census.

CIA World Factbook

Unclassified since 1971, The Central Intelligence Agency's annual World Fact Book provides a reliable resource for information on independent states, dependencies, areas of special sovereignty, uninhabitable regions, and oceans (a total of 267 entries). Each entry typically includes concise physical and demographic statistics, an economic overview, as well as communications, transportation, and military information.

Countries of the World and Their Leaders

A compilation of U.S. Department of State reports on contemporary political and economic conditions, government personnel and policies, political parties, religions, history, education, press, radio and TV, climate, and other characteristics of selected countries of the world; together with travel alerts, passport and visa information, world health information for travelers, and customs and duty tips for returning residents. (Library of Congress)

Produced by the Library of Congress, this website offers full-text searching for bills and resolutions from 1989 to the current Congress, bill summary and status from 1973 to present, and full-text committee reports from 1995 to present. Also provides links to other government resources and information on the legislative process.

US Government Printing Office - FDsys

FedStats gathers statistics from more than 70 agencies United States Federal Government. “The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information.” The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal 

This is a federal government website that provides the public with easy, one-stop access to all online U.S. Federal Government resources, including a search engine, directory by topic, and directory by department.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of National Economies 

Provides readers with a thorough understanding of the current and historical economic development of foreign nations. Arranged by country within broad geographic regions, this title provides analysis of each country's economic environment, reliable statistics on the country's current economic conditions, trends, and key demographics of the nation's citizens.

Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations 

Presents easy-to-understand information on 200 countries and dependencies from around the world. Entries discuss a variety of topics in detail, from banking and securities to climate, from government data to demographic statistics. Also includes biographical essays on national leaders.