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National and Global Statistics: US Statistics (by gender and race)

This site is designed to illustrate the broad range of statistics available nationally and internationally.

American FactFinder

American FactFinder is the online tool from the Census Bureau to find demographic and socio-economic data for all geographical levels in the United States.

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The Statistical Abstract of the United States is produced annually by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau. It presents the most recent data on the social, political, and economic information in the United States. Tables compiled within cite sources of statistical data (look at bottom of each table to find originating source). Some tables include historic data. Also includes selected international data.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Selected tables found in the Statistical Abstract of the United States covering gender and race


Table 6. Resident Population by Sex, Race, and Hispanic-Origin Status: 2000 to 2009 

Vital Statistics

Table 79. Births and Birth Rates by Race, Sex, and Age: 1980 to 2007

Table 82. Total Fertility Rate by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1980 to 2007

Table 98. Abortions by Selected Characteristics: 1990 to 2006  

Table 103. Life Expectancy by Sex, and Age and Race: 2007

Table 105. Expectation of Life and Expectation of Death by Race, Sex and Age: 2007


Table 225. Educational Attainment by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 1960 to 2009

Table 268. High School Dropouts by Race and Hispanic Origin: 1975 to 2008

Table 269. Enrollment Status by Race, Hispanic Origin, and Sex: 2000 and 2008

Table 273. College Enrollment by Sex, Age, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 2005 to 2009 


Table 200. Current Cigarette Smoking: 1990 to 2008    

Employment and Labor

Table 592. Civilian Labor Force and Participation Rates by Educational Attainment, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1995 to 2009

Table 598. Employment Status of Women by Marital Status and Presence and Age of Children: 1970 to 2009

Table 626. Unemployed and Unemployment Rates by Educational Attainment, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1992 to 2009


Table 308. Homicide Trends: 1980 to 2007 

Table 312. Victimization Rates by Type of Crime and Characteristic of theVictim: 2008

Table 349. Prisoners Executed Under Civil Authority by Sex and Race: 1930 to 2009

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