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Visualize Indicators

Visualize Indicators


Access: UCI
Geography: US

A data and mapping application that gives access to over 15,000 indicators related to demographics, housing, crime, mortgages, health, jobs and more. Data is available at all common geographies (address, block group, census tract, zip code, county, city, state, MSA) as well as unique geographies like school districts and political boundaries. Data comes from both public and proprietary sources.


Social Explorer
Access: UCI
Geography: US

Current and historical US census data and demographic information.  Create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change.


Access: UCI
Geography: US

A web-based mapping application that lets users quickly create professional-quality thematic maps and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data for the United States.


Passport:  Global Market Information Database
Access: UCI - Authorized Affiliates
Geography: Global

Global consumer market size data. Covers consumer spending on over 330 consumer products (volume and value) in 52 countries.  The Dashboard feature offers exporting customized graphics of global dyanmics in the consumer categories by company, product category, and sales channel.


Census:  TIGERWeb
Access: Public
Geography: US

A web-based system that allows users to visualize the Census' TIGER (Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing database) data in several ways.  The TIGERweb application provides a simple way to view TIGER data without Geographic Information System (GIS) software and without downloading data.  For an overview and the contact information for support, visit the TIGERWeb homepage.
Access: Public
Geography: US

Display trends on how one state’s economy has performed over time, compared to other states, and to the United States as a whole.


What are indicators?

They are statistics about economic development or human welfare in a region, often presented as time series data, i.e. data for the same variable captured at different times, usually at a regular frequency, e.g. weekly, monthly, annually. 

Common Economic Indicators Common Social Indicators
Gross Domestic Product (GDP), output by sectors, private consumption, retail sales volume, employment, unemployment, average earnings, investment, productivity, inflation, producer input and output prices, current account, volume of trade in goods and services, exports, imports, public debt, and interest rates. Adult literacy, education expenditure, fertility rate, household income and time use, infant mortality, life expectancy, incidence of antisocial behaviour and criminal offences, income inequality, poverty rate, proportions of urban and rural population, social security expenditure, unemployment, voter turnout, and water and air quality.

Source: A Dictionary of Economics

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