The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. A nationwide population census on a regular basis dates from the establishment of Article I, Section 2, of the United States Constitution.
The Census Bureau has released the 1940 Census. Besides genealogy information, the 1940 Census has economic and social data for this time period.
Census Reporter is a Knight News Challenge-funded project to make it easy for journalists to write stories using US Census data. Expanding upon the volunteer-built Census.ire.org, Census Reporter simplifies finding and using data from the decennial census and the American Community Survey.
Check out the following mobile apps!
1. America's Economy is available for iPads and Android devices. It gives real-time updates on 19 key economic indicators.
2. dwellr also available for iPads and Android devices. Information is available on the top 25 American cities, their neighborhoods, home values, education, commute times and more.
United Nations. Department of Economic and Social Affairs - United Nations database provides world demographic information.
The World Bank offers free access to statistics involving, by country, education, business & economics, health, agriculture, etc. These and other statistics offered by the World Bank show the development in specific countries.
UNICEF gives country statistics on children's issues, such as health, education, and risk factors related to children.