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Statistics and Polls
Comprehensive database on international development finance and foreign aid, accompanied by a variety of innovative web-based applications for data analysis.
CQ Vital Statistics on American Politics
Comprehensive coverage of hundreds of sources to calculate and locate the data, facts, and figures that offer a vivid and multifaceted portrait of the broad spectrum of United States politics and policies from 1788.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
World's largest archive of digital social science data. Must be on campus when setting up account for public-use data. If you need access to restricted-use data, contact Fordham's IRB.
Statistical Abstract of the U.S.
Comprehensive collection and summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Data is downloadable to MS Excel.
Polling the Nations
Reports of polls on hundreds of topics. A button at the bottom of every record invites users to "Graph This Question." Clicking the button exports the question to an Excel worksheet.
Free, independent resource on trends in American public opinion.
The US government's official web portal and search engine for federal, state and local government web sites, interagency searching, and directories. Less research oriented, the site is good for popular & timely information and services such as registering to vote, obtaining passports, jobs & unemployment, emergency services and more.
Largest online archive of public opinion. Database includes access to thousands of survey questions and datasets generated since the 1930's. Create a personal account for customization. Maximum download is 500 iPOLL questions at once.