Answered By: Leslie Burmeister
Last Updated: Dec 14, 2015     Views: 358

Historic economic statistics
Where can I find historical economic statistics?

  • Historical Statistics of the United States provides statistics back to Colonial times on population, work and welfare, economic structure and performance, economic sectors, and governance and international relations.
  • International Historical Statistics provides key economic and social indicators for the last 250 years from disparate sources.  Covers Africa, Asia, and Oceana as well as the Americas and Europe.
  • Global Financial Data has historical economic, demographic, and financial data.
  • EH.Net provides historical U.S. and international data that scholars have offered to share.
  • is a Swedish-based portal for historical statistics.  In addition to Swedish economic statistics, the site aggregates links to economic statistical series for other nations.

See also the Baker Library Research Guide on Statistics.