It's easy to get lost in online statistics when searching through the many government and organizational websites. If you're getting overwhelmed by choices, visit the library and ask for help finding this print resource. It can be a great starting place!
Since its founding in 1974, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) has produced independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process. The agency is strictly nonpartisan and conducts objective, impartial analysis, which is evident in each of the dozens of reports and hundreds of cost estimates that its economists and policy analysts produce each year.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 187 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
The Statistics Division is committed to the advancement of the global statistical system. We compile and disseminate global statistical information, develop standards and norms for statistical activities, and support countries’ efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems.
This site is notable for the clear content display, which features the most frequent and popular baker's dozen of data sets compiled by the census related to key economic indicators such as housing, new residential sales, durable goods in manufacturing, retail and food services sales, and US international trade.