The Statistical Abstract of the United States, published since 1878, is the best-known statistical reference in the country. As a comprehensive collection of statistics of the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people." -- preface.
Chiefly tables. "Issued December 2016."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Preface New and deleted tables Guide to tabular presentation Section 1: Population: Estimates and projection by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin States, metropolitan areas, cities Mobility status Profiles of elderly, racial, and Hispanic-origin populations Native and foreign-born populations Immigration Ancestry, languages Marital status and households Religion Section 2: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces: Births Sexuality and family planning Life expectancy Deaths Marriages and divorces Section 3: Health And Nutrition: National health expenditure accounts Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP Health insurance Healthcare industry revenue and employment Hospitals and healthcare utilization Health measures Food consumption, nutrition Section 4: Education: Overview: All levels of education School readiness Primary and secondary schools Higher education School crime and safety Libraries Section 5: Law Enforcement, Courts, And Prisons: Crimes and crime rates Law enforcement and arrests Courts Juveniles, child abuse Prisoners and inmates Fire departments and property losses Section 6: Geography And Environment: Land and water Air quality Municipal hazardous waste Weather Conservation Section 7: Elections: Voter registration and vote results Campaign finances Section 8: State And Local Government Finances And Employment: Governmental units Aid to state and local governments State and local governments Local government finances Employment and payroll Section 9: Federal Government Finances And Employment: Budget receipts, outlays, debt Income taxes Federal employment, payroll, and facilities Section 10: National Security And Veterans Affairs: National defense outlays, expenditures, personnel Military manpower Military sales and assistance Veterans Homeland security Section 11: Social Insurance And Human Services: Government transfer payments Social security, retirement funds, and other income assistance Federal food programs and family assistance Child care, child support Social services providers Section 12: Labor Force, Employment, And Earnings: Labor force status Occupations and employment projections Unemployment Establishments Compensation and hours worked Benefits Injuries Union membership Section 13: Income, Expenditures, Poverty, And Wealth: Gross domestic product Personal and household income Consumer expenditures Money income Poverty status Wealth Section 14: Prices: Consumer price index Cost of living index Producer price index Section 15: Business Enterprise: Sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations Establishments, employees, payroll Firms, births, deaths, expansions and contractions Women- and minority-owned businesses Bankruptcy, patents Investment, capital expenditures Economic indicators Corporate profits Multinationals Section 16: Science And Technology: Research and development funds, outlays Science and engineering degrees Science and engineering employment Space program Section 17: Agriculture: Farms and farmland Farm balance sheet, income Agricultural exports and imports Crops, livestock Section 18: Forestry, Fishing, And Mining: Natural resource-related industries Timber, lumber Fishery Mining, minerals, and energy resources Section 19: Energy And Utilities: Energy production, consumption Energy expenditures and trade Crude oil Nuclear Renewable energy Electric power Gas and other utilities Section 20: Construction And Housing: Construction industry indicators Home sales and prices Housing supply Housing occupancy and tenure Home improvements Nonresidential construction Section 21: Manufactures: Manufacturing summary Hours and earnings of production workers Shipments, inventories, new orders, and finances Industry reports by subject and subsector Section 22: Wholesale And Retail Trade: Wholesale trade Retail trade Section 23: Transportation: Transportation system Air transportation Water transportation and port traffic Highways Motor vehicle registrations and fuel consumption Motor vehicle accidents Urban transit and commuting Trucks, railroads, and pipelines Postal service Section 24: Information industries Publishing: newspapers, books and online Recording media and broadcasting Telecommunications Internet access and use Libraries Section 25: Banking, Finance, And Insurance: Establishments, receipts Flow of funds, financial assets, and liabilities Financial institutions Payment instruments, credit and debit cards Consumer credit, mortgage debt Money stock, interest rates Stocks and bonds, equity ownership, mutual funds Insurance and real estate Section 26: Arts, Recreation, And Travel: Employees, establishments, and payroll Performing arts Leisure activities Sports Parks and wildlife activities Travel Section 27: Accommodation, Food Services, And Other Services: Section 28: Foreign Commerce And Aid: International transactions Foreign investments Foreign grants and credits Exports and imports Section 29: Puerto Rico And The Island Areas: Section 30: International Statistics: World population, vital statistics Economic measures Labor force Agriculture Energy and environment Technology Finance Appendix 1: Guide to sources of statistics, state statistical abstracts, and foreign statistical abstracts Appendix 2: Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas: concepts, components, and population Appendix 3: Limitations of the data Appendix 4: Weights and measures Index.