Looking for a way to compare the states on various performance measures? One resource that can help with this is States Perform. This website, from the Council of State Governments, allows users to compare all 50 states on various measures related to fiscal and economic issues, education, transportation, energy and environment, public safety and justice, and health and human services. For instance you can compare states on their crime rates, renewable energy generation, or percentage of children who are immunized. You can also view or compare state trends in the data. If you don’t want to compare, you can select a particular state to view all of its performance measures. Finally, you can create customizable charts and maps with the data, which can be printed or downloaded in various file formats.
To explore this data and compare the states, visit the States Perform website.