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Find Data and Statistics: Find Data and Statistics

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Data is factual information used as a basis for reasoning, discussion, or calculation.  It can be either quantitative or qualitative and can be represented in a variety of forms such as graphs, tables, or charts.  Statistics are numerical data that has been organized and interpreted. 

Data/Statistics can be found in a variety of sources including databases, websites, and print publications.  Below are some commonly used sources to find data in a variety of disciplines.

For more subject-specific data sources, consult the applicable subject guide.