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The 2012 Statistical Abstract

The 2012 Statistical Abstract
What is the Statistical Abstract? 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 is terminating the collection of data for the Statistical Compendia program effective October 1, 2011. Sources of Data The Abstract is also your guide to sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations. [Excel] or the letters [xls] indicate a document is in the Microsoft® Excel® Spreadsheet Format (XLS). available for free from Microsoft®. denotes a file in Adobe’s Portable Document Format.

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Consumer Price Index (CPI) The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services. CPI for all items falls 0.1% in December as energy and food indexes decline On a seasonally adjusted basis, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers declined 0.1 percent in December after being unchanged in November. The index for all items less food and energy rose 0.1 percent in December after increasing 0.2 percent in November. HTML | PDF | RSS | Local and Regional CPI Current CPI Economic News Releases

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World Tables - Dataset Description Guide Dataset Abstract/Summary World Tables, published annually, provides the most detailed collection of economic data and socioeconomic indicators published by the World Bank. Standardized data presented for numerous inividual countries (161,1994 edition) make this an ideal reference for international comparisons. A Supplement containing revised data is published approximately six months after the main volume. Data are presented as annual times series covering multiple years (1972-1992, 1994 edition), and are presented as Topical Pages or as Country Pages. The World Tables disseminates, with little delay, country estimates used by the Bank in analysis of economic and social trends in developing countries, which emphasizes Bank borrowers.

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