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.