The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
Use the Abstract as a convenient volume for statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web.
Sources of data include the Census Bureau, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and many other Federal agencies and private organizations.
The U.S. Census Bureau terminated the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program in October 2011.
Earlier editions are available online via the census website: http://www.census.gov/library/publications/time-series/statistical_abstracts.html
ProQuest has now taken on responsibility for updating and releasing this publication, and Gumberg has a copy available in print at the Reference Desk that can be used in the library: