Statistics for Psychology Research

In addition to finding statistics in the scholarly articles and books that you read, you can also find statistics in these databases:

  • ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) – ICPSR advances and expands social and behavioral research, by providing data stewardship and a data archive, including specialized collections in education and criminal justice.
  • Statista – Statista provides access to statistical data on over 60,000 topics from more than 18,000 sources, including market researchers, trade organizations, scientific journals, and government databases. Much of the data is related to marketing, demographic, government and industry information. Data can be downloaded in JPG, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Statistical Abstract of the US – The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States offers statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States. Use the Abstract for statistical reference and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Coverage: 1790 to present.