New Jersey

Data Sources

These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).

New Jersey Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey

The Behavioral Risk Factor Survey is an annual survey of New Jersey’s adult population about behaviors which affect risk of disease and disability.

New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance - Life and Health Actuarial

This site provides health insurance information and data for the state of New Jersey.

New Jersey Department of Education - Data and Reports

This site contains education data on: enrollment, dropouts, adjusted cohort graduation rates, as well as school and statewide reports.

New Jersey Department of Health - Prevention Quality Indicators

The Prevention Quality Indicators are a set of measures derived from hospital inpatient discharge data to identify ambulatory care sensitive conditions.

New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety - Crime Reports and Statistics

The Uniform Crime Reporting program is a system of collecting and analyzing crime and arrest statistics gathered on selected types of crime by participating law enforcement agencies throughout each state.

New Jersey Department of Transportation - Crash Records

This site provides a variety of motor vehicle crash data at the state and county level.

New Jersey Environmental Public Health Tracking Network

New Jersey is part of the National Tracking Network, created in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to make data on environmental hazards, exposures, and health effects easier to find and use.

New Jersey State Cancer Registry

The New Jersey State Cancer Registry is a population-based registry that collects data on all cancer cases diagnosed and/or treated in New Jersey.

New Jersey State Health Assessment Data

The State Health Assessment Data query system allows users to create custom tables with data covering births, infant and fetal deaths, birth and infant health indicators, environmental health, mortality and leading causes of death, nutritional and physical activity, and state health goals.

New Jersey Student Health Survey

The New Jersey Department of Education conducts a survey of student self-reported health behaviors using a core of questions from the Youth Risk Behavior Survey, developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and additional questions from other sources.


Community Health Improvement Resources

These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.

New Jersey Community Resources


New Jersey Business Coalitions on Health

Other New Jersey Resources