LAA 700

Latin American Library Resources



  1. Dictionaries and encyclopedias
  2. Indexes to statistics
  3. Guides to statistics
  4. Worldwide statistics
  5. Latin American statistics
  6. Historical statistics
  7. Census publications
  8. Latin American census, pre-1945
  9. Latin American census, 1945-1967
  10. Latin American census, post-1967
  11. Other statistical compilations
  12. Subject headings

Updated 10/06


International Encyclopedia of Statistics. Edited by William H. Kruskal and Judith M. Tanur. New York: Free Press, 1978. 2 vols.

(HA 17 .I63 Anschutz Reference)

Kendall, Maurice G., and Buckland, William R. A Dictionary of Statistical Terms. 5th ed., revised and enlarged. London: Longman for the International Statistical Institute, 1990.

(HA 17 .K4 1990 Anschutz Reference)



American Statistics Index. 1973-Washington, D.C.: Congressional Information Service, 1973-

(Z 7554 .U5 A462 Anschutz - Reference (Documents))
(Online version available via the KU Libraries’ online catalog)

Index to International Statistics. Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1983)- Washington, D.C.: Congressional Information Service, 1983-

(HA 1 .I53 Anschutz - Reference (Documents))
(Cancelled FY05 effective with August 2004)
(See LexisNexis Statistical)

SourceOECD (WWW)

Statistical Reference Index (Annual). Vol. 1, no. 1 (Jan. 1980)-Washington, D.C.: Congressional Information Service, 1980-

(Z 7554 .U5 S73 Reference)
(Cancelled after v. 21:12, Dec. 2000)



Kurian, George Thomas. Sourcebook of Global Statistics. New York, N.Y.: Facts on File, 1985.

(Z 7551 .K46 1985 Stacks)

Statistics Sources. 20th ed. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1997. (2 vols.)

(Z 7551 .S83 1997 Reference Desk)



Demographic Yearbook. (United Nations Statistical Office, Department of International and Social Affairs)

(UN ST/ESA/STAT/SER.R Anschutz-Ready Reference (Documents))
(HA 17 .D45 Anschutz Reference - latest edition only)

Gale Country & World Rankings Reporter. Detroit, MI : Gale Research Inc., c1995-

(HA154 .G35 Watson Reference)

Muller, Georg P. Comparative World Data: a Statistical Handbook for Social Science. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1988.

(HA 155 .M85 1988 Stacks)

Taylor, Charles Lewis and David A. Jodice. World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators. 3rd ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983. (2 vols.)

(HN 25 .T39 1983 Reference)

United Nations. Statistical Office. Statistical Yearbook.

(UN ST/ESA/STAT/SER.S/ Anschutz Reference (Documents))
(HA 12.5 .U63 Reference Desk - latest edition only)

See also other yearbooks in Documents



Anuario estadístico de América Latina y el Caribe = Statistical Yearbook for Latin America and the Caribbean.

(E/CEPAL/SY/year Anschutz Reference (Documents))
(HA75 .A58 Anschutz Reference – latest edition only)
(CD-Rom version available - Anschutz Reserve)
(Online at: under Publicaciones)

Economic Survey of Latin America and the Caribbean.

(UN E/CN.12/82/year Anschutz - Documents)
(CD-Rom version available - Anschutz Reserve)
(Online version available)

Fraser, Peter D. Caribbean Economic Handbook. London: Euromonitor Publications, 1985.

(HC 151 .F7 1985 Stacks)

Latin America: A Directory and Sourcebook. 2nd ed. London: Euromonitor Publications, 1998.

(folio HC 122.2 .L37 1998 Anschutz Reference)

Latin America After a Decade of Reforms: Economic and Social Progress: 1997 Report. (Inter- American Development Bank)

(HC 125 .L383 1997 Watson Stacks)

South American Economic Handbook. 1st. ed. London: Euromonitor Publications, 1986.

(HC 165 .S68 1986 Stacks)

Statistical Abstract of Latin America. Los Angeles: UCLA, Center of Latin American Studies. 1st- , 1955- .

(HA 931 .C3 Reference)

Statistical Abstract of Latin America. Supplement Series. Titles published to date: (each cataloged separately)

  1. Cuba, 1968.
  2. Latin American Political Statistics.
  3. Statistics and National Policy.
  4. Urbanization in 19th Century Latin America.
  5. Measuring Land Reform.
  6. Quantitative Latin American Studies: Methods and Findings.
  7. Money and Politics in Latin America.
  8. Latin American Population and Urbanization Analysis: Mapsand Statistics, 1950-1982.
  9. Statistical Abstract of the United States-Mexico Borderlands.
  10. Society and Economy in Mexico.
  11. United States-Mexico Border Statistics since 1900.
  12. The Rise of the Professions in Twentieth-century Mexico: University Graduates and Occupational Change since 1929.
  13. United States-Mexico border statistics since 1900 : 1990 update.



Ludwig, Armin K. Brazil: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall, 1985. (A Reference Publication in International Historical Statistics)

(HA 984 .L83 1985 Reference)

Mamalakis, Markos. Historical Statistics of Chile. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1978. (6 vols.)

(HC 195 .I5 M17 Reference)

Schroeder, Susan. Cuba: A Handbook of Historical Statistics. Boston, Mass.: G. K. Hall, 1982. (A Reference Publication in International Historical Statistics)

(F 1778 .S37 1982 Reference)



Goyer, Doreen S. The International Population Census Bibliography, Revision and Update, 1945-1977. New York: Academic Press, 1980.

(Z 7164 .D3 G69 1980 Stacks)

Goyer, Doreen S., and Domschke, Elaine. The Handbook of National Population Censuses: Latin America and the Caribbean, North America, and Oceania. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1983.

(HA 36 .G67 1983 Reference)

University of Texas at Austin. Population Research Center. International Population Census Bibliography. Austin: Bureau of Business Research, University of Texas, 1965- 1968. (7 vols.)

(Z 7164 .D3 T45 Watson Microforms)
Volume 1 is Latin America and the Caribbean



A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of International Population Census Publications, Pre-1945: Bibliography and Reel Index. Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications, 197-?-

(HA 155 .I582 1970 Microforms, has vol. 2)

International Population Census Publications Microform, Pre-1945 (76 reels)

(folio HA 754 .I68 1974 Microforms)

International Population Census Publications, Series II, Pre-1945: Guide to the Microfilm Edition. Edited by Diane M. del Cervo. Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications, 1984.

(HA 155 .I58 1984 Microforms)



A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of International Population Census Publications, 1945-1967: Bibliography and Reel Index. Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications, 1979.

(HA 155 .G85 1979 Watson Reference; another copy in Microforms)

International Population Census Publication Microform, 1945-1967. (128 reels)

(folio HA 754 .I682 1970 Microforms)



International Population Census Publications, Post-1967: Guide to the Mircofilm Edition. Woodbridge, Conn.: Research Publications, 1982. 1 vol. (loose-leaf)

(HA 155 .I585 1982 Microforms)

International population census publications microform : [post-1967] region, Latin America & the Caribbean. Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications, [1970- ].

(Folio HA754 .I683 1970 Microforms)



Arriaga, Eduardo E. New Life Tables for Latin American Populations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1976.

(HB 1360.5 .A78 1976 Watson Stacks)

Indicadores sociales. Santo Domingo, República Dominicana: Oficina Nacional de Planificación, 1981.

(HN 217.7 .I52 1981 Watson Stacks)

Indicadores sociales y de gestión. Santafé de Bogotá : DANE, 1995.

(HN 110.5 .A85 I53 1998)

Indicadores socio-económicos, 1970-1980. Lima: Junta del Acuerdo de Cartagena, 1982.

(folio HC 167 .A5 I532 1982 Watson Stacks)

Taylor, Charles Lewis, and Jodice, David A. World Handbook of Political and Social Indicators. 3rd ed. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1983. (2 vols.)

(HN 25 .T39 1983 Reference)



To find population censuses, look in the subject catalogs under:

[Country]--Census, [date]

For other statistics, try the subdivision "Statistics" under various topics. For example:

[Country or city or region] -- Population -- Statistics

[Country or city or region] -- Industries -- Statistics

[Country or city or region] -- Commerce -- Statistics

Social indicators -- [Country]

Economic indicators -- [Country]

Housing -- [Country]

Agriculture -- [Country] -- Statistics



UT-LANIC at the University of Texas at Austin

FAOSTAT: Statistical Data Base of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the UN (WWW)

International Data Base Country Statistics (U.S. Census Bureau)

International Social Indicators (United Nations)

SourceOECD (WWW) - Organization for Economic Co-Operation and Development

Statistical Compendium

Statistical Resources on the Web (University of Michigan)

Lexis-Nexis Statistical (WWW)