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Best Bets--Data & Statistics
Offers data from the U.S. Census of Population and Housing.
For an overview of data, use the fact sheets. For more detailed data, click on "Decennial Census."
Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
Offers tables with data about gross domestic product, personal income and outlays, corporate profits, fixed assets, income, balance of payments, investment, and annual industry accounts.
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
Allows you to access ready-made tables or custom tables with data on wages, unions, employment, prices, etc.
Consumer Expenditure Survey
The Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) program consists of two surveys, the Quarterly Interview Survey and the Diary Survey, that provide information on the buying habits of American consumers, including data on their expenditures, income, and consumer unit (families and single consumers) characteristics.
Offers data on a range of economic indicators (and other indicators) for Europe: national accounts, financial accounts, population, health, labor market, tourism, prices, balance of payment, etc. You can click on "English" for English version.
Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (FRED II)
Offers over 800 economic time-series downloadable as Excel files.
World Bank World Development Indicators
Statistics and data are a key part of that knowledge and are easily accessible on the web for all users. The World Bank provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.