Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe Statistical Abstract of the United States is a comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States. Use the Abstract as a statistical reference, and as a guide to sources of more information both in print and on the Web. Information is gathered from all agencies of the federal government and from private, commercial, and professional sources. Most data are presented in time series and include the most recent year available at time of publication. It is updated monthly.