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MLA Citation Guide (MLA 8th edition): Statistics

Citations examples on this page:

  • USA statisics.gov

Formatting

Note: All citations should be double spaced and have a hanging indent in a Reference List.

A "hanging indent" means that each subsequent line after the first line of your citation should be indented by 0.5 inches.

USA.gov - Online Document

Author Last Name, First Name. "Title of Document: Subtitle if Any." USA.gov, Date of publication, URL. Access Date.

 Note: Occasionally the author will be listed as Statistics Canada. If the publication is authored and published by Statistics Canada, start your citation with the title of the document. 

Works Cited List Example

Drolet, Marie. "U.S. Highlighted Results from the 2018 Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS)." USA.gov, 23, Mar. 2020, https://nces.ed.gov/surveys/talis/talis2018/default.asp. Accessed 24 Mar. 2020.

In-Text Citation Example

(Author's Last Name)

(Drolet)