To find articles with statistics, use the following keywords: percentagepercent, and statistics. To illustrate, if you want to find a newspaper article containing statistics on dog owners, search the LexisNexis Academic or Newspaper Source databases using the keywords: dog owners statistics. Further, try the specialty databases below.

Proquest Statistical

Provides access to a wide-range of statistics produced by governmental organizations. Great place to go for current statistics on almost any topic.

Statistical Abstract of the United States

A national book of statistics that reflect the social and economic condition of the United States.

U.S. Census Bureau

They’re not just about population! Also a good source for data about agriculture, education, employment, health, law, etc.


Provides statistics produced by more than 100 US Federal Government agencies.


Provides easy access to a wide variety of economic, social, and political indicators.

Create a Graph

This site has five different graphs and charts you can customize for your speeches. Once you choose a graph, you set the design, input the data, and add labels. Graphs can be printed, downloaded/saved, or emailed.

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