2006 Statistical Abstract of the United States

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  Table Number
Section 1. Population 1-71
Section 2. Vital Statistics 72-117
Section 3. Health and Nutrition 118-203
Section 4. Education 204-292
Section 5. Law Enforcement, Courts, and Prisons 293-346
Section 6. Geography and Environment 347-383
Section 7. Elections 384-414
Section 8. State and Local Government Finances and Employment 415-458
Section 9. Federal Government Finances and Employment 459-489
Section 10. National Defense and Veterans Affairs 490-526
Section 11. Social Insurance and Human Services 527-575
Section 12. Labor Force, Employment, and Earnings 576-649
Section 13. Income, Expenditures, and Wealth 650-704
Section 14. Prices 705-724
Section 15. Business Enterprise 725-773
Section 16. Science and Technology 774-794
Section 17. Agriculture 795-843
Section 18. Natural Resources 844-885
Section 19. Energy and Utilities 886-920
Section 20. Construction and Housing 921-969
Section 21. Manufactures 970-1011
Section 22. Domestic Trade 1012-1041
Section 23. Transportation 1042-1109
Section 24. Information and Communications 1110-1150
Section 25. Banking, Finance, and Insurance 1151-1217
Section 26. Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation 1218-1256
Section 27. Accommodation, Food Services, and Other Services 1257-1272
Section 28. Foreign Commerce and Aid 1273-1297
Section 29. Puerto Rico and the Outlying Areas 1298-1310
Section 30. Comparative International Statistics 1311-1376

Page Number
Appendix I. Guide to Sources of Statistics 900-914
Appendix I. Guide to State Statistical Abstracts 915-918
Appendix I. Guide to Foreign Statistical Abstracts 919-920
Appendix II. Metropolitan Areas: Concepts, Components, and Population 921-940
Appendix III. Limitations of the Data 941-960
Appendix IV. Weights and measures 961
Appendix V. Tables Deleted From Earlier Editions of the Statistical Abstract 962-964
Appendix VI. Guide to New Tables 965-967
Index 968-1023
Acknowledgments ii
Preface v-vi
Contents vii-xi
Guide to Tabular Presentation xi-xii
Telephone and Internet Contacts xiii-xvi