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Friday, July 27th, 2012 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior demographer The U.S. National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported preliminary birth statistics for 2011 and the downward trend in U.S. fertility noted earlier has continued. ... Read more.. Read more.. Read more..
Monday, January 31st, 2011 Posted in Income/PovertyPhoto: Bart Everson, used under Creative Commons license.by Carl Haub, senior demographer Few government numbers receive as much publicity as the monthly unemployment rate released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics ... Read more..
Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 Posted in Income/Povertyby Mark Mather, associate vice president, Domestic Programs Today the Census Bureau released another wave of economic data that showed a 13 percent increase in U.S. households receiving food stamps between 2007 ... Read more..
Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009 Posted in Income/Povertyby Eric Zuehlke, editor Our very own Mark Mather, associate vice president of Domestic Programs, has been getting a lot of media exposure recently based on his recent article on the social ... Read more..
Friday, September 11th, 2009 Posted in Agingby Mark Mather, associate vice president, Domestic Programs The Census Bureau released new 2008 poverty and health insurance estimates today. Poverty rates are up (no surprise there), but it’s the health insurance numbers ... Read more..
Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 Posted in Youthby Nadwa Mossaad, research associate A new report by Duke University, funded by the Foundation for Child Development, paints a dire portrait of U.S. children in 2010. Child poverty is expected ... Read more..