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Sociology: Advanced Research Guide

STATISTICS -- UNITED STATES -- WEBSITES

STATISTICS -- INTERNATIONAL -- WEBSITES

STATISTICS -- VIRGINIA & LOCAL

POLLS & SURVEYS

1.  STATISTICS & POLLS library databases.   For online databases with public opinion polls and related data, please visit our Statistics & Polls library databases webpage.

 

2.  WEBSITES with public opinion and survey data:

Pew Research Center

Pew Social & Demographic Trends

General Social Survey (University of Chicago)

 

Harris Interactive -- click "In the News" to find some free poll data 


PollingReport.com

Pollster.com

Sourcebook of Criminal Justice Statistics -- includes public opinion data on issues such as the death penalty.

Princeton Survey Research Associates International

World Public Opinion

World Values Survey

European Social Survey

 

3.  BOOKS & JOURNAL ARTICLES with public opinion and survey data: 

  • To find printed or electronic books that contain poll or public opinion data , search our catalog, using 'public opinion' OR 'opinion polls' as key phrases.
  • To find journal articles, search Sociological Abstracts or other databases, using "opinion polls," opinions, "public opinion," "social attitudes," surveys, questionnaires, fieldwork, and other related terms as Descriptors, Subjects, or Keywords.