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International

The United Nations Development Programme provides data for a wide variety of demographic indices from all countries in the world.

Canada

Statistics Canada (http://www.statcan.ca) is Canada's national statistical agency. At their website, you can browse through statistics sorted by subject, find analytical studies and even look up national economic accounts.

USA

CDC Wonder "provides a single point of access to a wide variety of public health reports and data systems, both local and external." Reports and data systems are categorized by topics, but there is also an A-Z index for browsing.

With CDC WONDER you can:

The Surveillance Epidemiology and End Results (SEER) Program is a service of the (U.S.) National Cancer Institute's Surveillance Research Program. The SEER Program is a source of cancer statistics in the United States and can be accessed through their website. "SEER collects information on incidence, survival, and prevalence from specific geographic areas representing 26 percent of the US population and compiles reports on all of these plus cancer mortality for the entire US. This site is intended for anyone interested in US cancer statistics or cancer surveillance methods."

The WWW Epidemiology Virtual Library is maintained by the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). The WWW library provides a comprehensive catalogue of links to Epidemiology-related websites. They include links to health-related government agencies and international organizations around the world, health programs at various universitions, data sources, journals, publications, and the list goes on. The websites are sorted by subjects, country and type (University Sites, professional socities, etc). This library is a very good source of internet links to find out more about a specific epidemiology-related subject (like Diabetes links, or Occupational Epidemiology links, or links to sites on Infectious Diseases & AIDS).