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Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies: Research Guide: Statistics

General Resources

These and other databases and data sets can be searched by keyword to find statistical data and polling information from major news media.



ProQuest Statistical


Women's and Gender Specific

The Little Data Book on Gender: 2009

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Women's Health

National Committee on Pay Equity

Statistics & Indicators on Women and Men (United Nations Statistics Division)

Atlas of Global Inequality

United States, Department of Health and Human Services, Women's Health Information

United States, Department of Labor, Women's Bureau

International Statistics Institute, Women in Statistics

To locate historical statistics in print, try using the following subject headings when searching Orbis:

  • Women - Statistics
  • Sex role - Statistics
  • Women - Education - Statistics
  • Women - Employment - Statistics
  • Women - Health and Hygiene - Statistics
  • Women - Political Activity - Statistics

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