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..
Thursday, May 10th, 2012 Posted in Reproductive Healthby Paola Scommegna, senior writer/editor It’s been 40 years since the 1972 U.S. Commission on Population Growth and the American Future submitted its final report to Congress and President Nixon. Chaired ... Read more..
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012 Posted in Race Ethnicityby Paola Scommegna, senior writer/editor Continuing declines in residential segregation and in homogenous social networks—which can reduce prejudice and improve social cohesion—are not guaranteed as the United States moves toward a ... Read more..
Quick Takes: Fertility, Infant Mortality, and HIV in Uganda; Fewer Babies in Czech Republic; Urban U.S. Population GrowthRead more..
Wednesday, March 21st, 2012 Posted in Population Basicsby Carl Haub, senior demographer The National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) has reported that the preliminary number of births in the United States fell to 3,978,000 during the 12-month period ... Read more.. Read more..
Wednesday, November 16th, 2011 Posted in Population Basics[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="240" caption="Photo: jaschr.com/Creative Commons."][/caption] by Eric Zuehlke, web communications manager Some new data are available in a recent report from the U.S. Department of Commerce on internet access ... Read more..
Monday, October 17th, 2011 Posted in Marriage/Familyby Eric Zuehlke, web communications manager Just a quick plug for a couple of interviews with PRB's senior visiting scholar Carl Haub on the decline in the U.S. birth rate since ... Read more.. Read more..