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Russian and East European Resources at MSU: A Basic Guide for Research: Statistical Sources

This guide gives a basic outline of some of the best resources to use at MSU when doing research on Russia, Eastern Europe, or the former Soviet Union.



International Statistics

A research guide to a wide array of International Statistics available via the MSU Libraries. Many online sources.

Europa World Year Book

An excellent source for basic country information. Covers recent history plus the current political and economic system in each country of the world. Includes some statistics, information on political parties and political structure, and media information. Most current issue is located behind the Reference Desk in the Main Library, JN1.E85

Statistical yearbooks of Russia and Eastern Europe (most recent volumes at the Main Library Reference Desk, earlier volumes in the Main Stacks):

Czech Republic Statistical yearbook: Czech and English, HA 1191.A4
Slovak Republic Statistical yearbook: Slovak and English, HA 1197.S5 S737
Bulgarian Statistical Yearbook: Bulgarian and English,  HA 1621.S8
Poland Statistical Yearbook: Polish and English,  HA 1451.A46
Romanian Statistical Yearbook: Romainian and English,  HA 1641.A2
Hungarian Statistical Yearbook: Hungarian and English,  HA 1451.A46
Estonian Statistical Yearbook: Estonian and English,  HA1448.E8 N3
Latvian Statistical Yearbook: Latvian and English,  HA1448.L3 S73
Lithuanian Statistical Yearbook: Lithuanian and English,  HA1448.L5 A316
Kazakhstan Statistical Yearbook: Kazak and English,  HA1887.K3 A28
Statistical yearbook of the Russian Federation, Rossiiskii statisticheskii ezhegodnik, HA1433 .N3, is in Russian only.

 Many of the other Russian statistical publications in the Stacks are in Russian and English. Additional statistical information, sometimes including the annual statistical yearbook, can often be found at the website for the ministry/department of statistics for each country.  See Statistical Resources for Russia, Eastern Europe and Central Asia for a list of agencies by country and links to their pages in English.


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