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Women's Studies: Statistics

Statistics -- United States

American Men and Women: Who They Are and How They Live
Available online through Gale Virtual Reference Library (2nd ed., 2013)
A merger of American Women: Who They Are and How They Live and American Men: Who They Are and How They Live with new edition numbering.
Statistics and statistical analysis about women and men in the United States. Each of the ten chapters presents many statistics on a major topic such as attitudes, income, labor force, education, health, living arrangements, and wealth. 
American Women: Who They Are and How They Live
Earlier editions -- 4th ed. (2008) available online through Gale Virtual Reference Library;  2nd ed. at Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 1421 A486 2002; and 1st ed. at Rod Library UNI Stacks HC 110 C6A68 1997

The American Woman
Rod Library UNI Stacks HQ 1402 A4 1987/88-2003/04
Reports the status of women in the United State and was published annually between 1987/88 and 2003/04.  Each volume features education, health, employment, and economic statistics.  Now useful for its historical perspective.

Statistical Handbook on Women in America (2nd ed.)
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 1420 T34 1996 ; Earlier in Rod Library UNI Stacks
Historical statistics on the demographic, employment, health, and social characteristics of women in the United States. Comparative data for men. Subject arrangement with a detailed index.

Statistics -- International

World Bank.  Gender Data Portal
Country- and regional-level data in demography, economic, education, health, human rights, and public life.  Provides data by gender at the country level from national statistics agencies, United Nations databases, and World Bank surveys.  

United Nations. Minimum Set of Gender Indicators
https://genderstats.un.org/#/home
This United Nations Website provides access to quantitative indicators and qualitative indicators related to gender equality and/or women’s empowerment in participating countries.  May be searched by specific indicators as well as by country or region.

United Nations. Statistics and Indicators on Women and Men 
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/indwm/ 
Provides historical  international statistics and indicators on women and men in population, family, health, education, work, and political decision making.  Data are no longer being added; consult UN Minimum Set of Gender Indicators for recent data.

United Nations. The World’s Women 1990-2010, 2015
http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/Worldswomen/WWreports.htm|
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 1154 W95  
Critical review and analysis of the status of women and men in social and socioeconomic topics such as demographics, health, education, work, power and decision-making, violence, and environment and poverty.  

Women's Roles and Statuses the World Over 
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 1236 H46 2006
Describes and compares the demographic characteristics and educational, political, and social roles of women from 26 countries representing 7 continents. 

The World’s Women, 1970-1990: Trends and Statistics
Rod Library UNI Reference HQ 1154 W9 1991
Historical data on women worldwide.

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