This guide provides a starting point for researchers who are new to using numeric data. It includes basic resources for locating data and using statistical software.
Montevideo-Oxford Latin American Economic History Data Base (MOxLAD) contains statistical series for economic and social indicators covering twenty Latin American countries, twentieth century to present.
Statistical abstract of Latin America for ..., prepared by Committee on Latin American Studies, University of California at Los Angeles. (1956-2002).
Statistics Resources (LANIC)
International historical statistics: the Americas, 1750-2005, by B.R. Mitchell. 6th ed. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire; NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007, 875 p.
Documents (Lamont) | Ref | HA175 .M55 2007x
Gutman Education | Ref. | HA175 .M55 2007
Widener | RR 3603.32.2
Oxford Latin American Economic History Database (OxLAD) contains statistical series for a wide range of economic and social indicators covering twenty countries in the region for the period 1900-2000.
Latin American census records, by Lyman D. Platt. Salt Lake City, Utah : Instituto Genealógico e Histórico Latinoamericano, 1987. 151 p.
Widener | Harvard Depository | HA755.Z99 P53 x, 1987 001527212
Widener | WID-LC | HA755.Z99 P53 x, 1987
Latin American election statistics: a guide to sources, by Karen Lindvall-Larson. La Jolla, CA: UCSD Social Sciences and Humanities Library, 1998-
HOLLIS records of books containing largely statistics bear the term <Statistics> attached to their subject headings, e.g., <Mexico--Statistics> and <Mexico--Emigration and immigration--Statistics>. You can enter <Mexico> [Subject beginning with search] and scan the resulting list of subject headings or retrieve all the statistics books under Mexico with a keyword subject keyword search, e.g., <Mexico statistics>.
More sources in Statistics and Data for Latin America (Cornell University guide)