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Numeric Data

Source of microdata, aggregate data, and statistics, data visualization, text and data mining, R programming, SPSS, SAS, Stata

Canadian Sources

Unless stated otherwise, the following publications come from Statistics Canada.


  • Child Trends DataBank (U.S.)
    Examines and monitors more than 100 indicators that focus on risks and positive developments for children. For each indicator [they] summarize what the research says about its importance to children’s development, track trends over time and by subgroup, and highlight strategies likely to improve well-being. [They] also provide links to state, local, and international data. [Their] estimates come from reliable sources including federal reports and websites.
  • UNICEF Data - monitoring the situation of children and women
    UNICEF’s data portal includes data and statistical information used in UNICEF’s publications, including The State of the World’s Children and Progress for Children.
  • Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (U.S.)
    The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) is a collection of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families. The mission of the Forum is to foster coordination and collaboration and to enhance and improve consistency in the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families. The Forum also aims to improve the reporting and dissemination of information on the status of children and families. The Forum's annual report, America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, provides the Nation with a summary of national indicators of child well-being and monitors changes in these indicators over time. In addition to providing data in an easy-to-use, non-technical format, the purpose of the report is to stimulate discussions among policymakers and the public, exchanges between data providers and policy communities, and improvements in Federal data on children and families.
  • Information by country and programme (UNICEF)
    Statistics and general information about UNICEF programs in various countries and regions

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