Looking for interesting table with data for my students

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Looking for interesting table with data for my students

I can't find any interesting data (statistics) that I could give to my students. They are mostly female aged 16-19. I'd like it to be useful, interesting and fun (not sure if all three are possible). They will have to analyse it, work out percentages and report / represent it. (eg. In SE England the percentage of Linux users is .... and is 10% higher than in ..., the number of viruses has dropped by 5% since 2007, represent the data on a line chart, etc.)

Can anyone suggest a topic and/or a link to some data?

I'm not sure how well these fit your requirements, are they are more about 'interesting stats' and visualisation than 'useful stuff for students to work on', but, here goes anyway:

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Some time back I came across an interesting web page titled "introduction to statistics using LibreOffice.org calc edition 4" which is published under the creative commons license 3.0 and today I googled it and found "introduction to statistics using LibreOffice.org calc and gnumeric edition 5.1"
This has some interesting examples that might be fun and also involve students also actually gathering data. The URL is http://www.saylor.org/site/wp-conten...20Gnumeric.pdf
and the source url is at : http://www.comfsm.fm/~dleeling/statistics/text5.html
This last source URL renders better for me in chrome as compared to the PDF.

Some time back I came across an interesting web page titled "introduction to statistics using LibreOffice.org calc edition 4" which is published under the creative commons license 3.0 and today I googled it and found "introduction to statistics using LibreOffice.org calc and gnumeric edition 5.1"
This has some interesting examples that might be fun and also involve students also actually gathering data. The URL is http://www.saylor.org/site/wp-conten...20Gnumeric.pdf
and the source url is at : http://www.comfsm.fm/~dleeling/statistics/text5.html
This last source URL renders better for me in chrome as compared to the PDF.

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