Welcome

This is a guide to selected sources of official information relating to urban level governments. For links to other sources of government statistics use the Government Statistics guide.

State of the world's cities 2010/2011 (also available in the print edition State of the world's cities) provides links to information about municipal government from official sources as well as non-governmental organizations that collect municipal data.

 

Databases

Data & Statistics

Statistics: 

Canada

United States

Comparative statistics

Government Information

Local: 
International: 

Maps & GIS

Maps: 
GIS: 

Open data from municipal sources (via University of Waterloo)

See also Carleton University municipal GIS resources under 'Find GIS'.

Websites

Listed here are non-governmental websites that have resources relating to municipal government. Click on the 'Government information' tab for websites from official sources.