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Finding Statistical Information: Home

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This guide can help you find stastistical sources on your topic. Use the tabs above to navigate through the pages of the guide. Click on the image below to learn more about Statistical Programs of the United States Government.

[Graph] Statistical Programs at a Glance. Statistical Programs of the United States Government Fiscal Year 2018: Principal Statistical Agencies.
Total funding for Statistical agencies, excluding the Decennial Census, decreased 1.6 percent
between Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 and FY 2018. Four of the 13 principal statistical agencies had
funding increases during this period.
Direct Funding ($ millions)
Agency FY 2016 FY 2017 FY 2018
Bureau of Labor Statistics 609 609 608
Bureau of the Census* 511 457 481
National Center for Education Statistics 328 316 330
National Agricultural Statistics Service 168 171 186
National Center for Health Statistics 160 160 155
Energy Information Administration 122 122 118
Bureau of Economic Analysis 105 104 97
Economic Research Service 85 87 77
National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics 58 60 57
Bureau of Justice Statistics 50 50 50
Statistics of Income 38 34 34
Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics 26 27 33
Bureau of Transportation Statistics 26 26 26
Total 2,286 2,257 2,250
* Excludes funding for the Decennial Census
FY 2016 and 2017 reflects actual funding received; FY 2018 reflects the President’s Budget request, including any adjustments

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