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Geography (UNH Durham)

Resources and strategies that are useful starting points for researching topics in the field of geography.

Statistical Databases

Statistics result from analyzing or interpreting raw data. Often, statistics show the relationship among variables to inform responses to "how" or "why" questions. Tables, graphs, or charts are typical formats for the presentation of statistics.

Selected Statistical Resources

Statistics are available from many sources such as government agencies, think tanks, organizations, researchers, etc.; for example:


Data is the raw information from which statistics are generated. Data are the yet-to-be-analyzed results of research conducted as part of a survey or study.

Selected sources of data that may be re-used:

For easy mapping of data: