"As the National Data Book, it contains a collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included. The Abstract is also your Guide to Sources of other data from the Census Bureau, other Federal agencies, and private organizations."
'More than 70 agencies in the United States Federal Government produce statistics of interest to the public. The Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy maintains this site to provide easy access to the full range of statistics and information produced by these agencies for public use.
You can easily view same-period-last-year comparisons, instantly view detailed maps, and track the indicators important to you across organizational units and for user-defined time periods. Formerly Lexis Nexis Statistical DataSets.