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Anthropology: Websites

Demographics, Statistics, and Data

Explore Census Data (Formerly American FactFinder)
From the U.S. Census Bureau, provides access to data from a variety of surveys and censuses.

U.S. Census Bureau
Find detailed data from the U.S. Census Bureau surveys and censuses. Search by topics, geography, and more.

National Center for Education Statistics
Access data and statistics from national assessments, school surveys, and more.  Includes Pre-K through post-secondary, and libraries.

Mapping L.A. Neighborhoods
Get demographic information and other data on specific areas of Los Angeles.

Pew Research Center
Data from the Pew Research Center's public opinion polling, demographic research, and content analysis.

World Bank Open Data
Access to World Bank's data and statistics on economic and social development.

UNDP Human Development Reports
Collection of reports from the United Nations Development Programme.

WHO Mortality Database
World Health Organization's data on mortality by age, sex, and cause of death.

Tips and Tricks for Google Searches

Evaluating Websites

Remember, anyone can publish anything online!  Make sure you take a critical look at any websites you are considering using for your research! 

Watch the video below and check out our Information Evaluation guide for more details.