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Rough Sleeping (England)

Categories: Great Britain,Housing/Homelessness

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/SN02007/SN02007.pdf

Provides background information on homelessness in England including causes, the extent and severity of the problem, and government initiatives to reduce and prevent homelessness.  House of Commons Briefing Paper SN02007

 

EU Referendum: The Process of Leaving the EU

Categories: European Union,Great Britain

http://researchbriefings.files.parliament.uk/documents/CBP-7551/CBP-7551.pdf

Looks at some of the issues likely to confront the United Kingdom during a withdrawal process from the European Union.  Covers the withdrawal process, the status of the UK during the process, transitional arrangements, and the future relationship with Europe.  House of Commons Briefing Paper CBP-7551

 

The Food Assistance Landscape: FY2015 Annual Report

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/2031346/eib150.pdf

Examines federal spending for 15 food assistance programs and trends in the prevalence and severity of household food insecurity in the U.S. through 2014.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

U. S. Food Commodity Consumption Broken Down by Demographics, 1994-2008

Categories: Education,Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics

http://www.ers.usda.gov/media/2053476/err-206.pdf

Who eats what?  This report examines food availability and consumption for 63 commodities by consumers’ age, gender, income, race/ethnicity, and education. From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Premiums and Employee Contributions for Employer-Sponsored Health Insurance: Private versus Public Sector, 2014

Categories: Govt Personnel,Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://meps.ahrq.gov/mepsweb/data_files/publications/st486/stat486.pdf

Presents estimates of average premiums and employee contributions for single, employee-plus-one, and family coverage.  Finds that the average premiums for public sector employees were higher in each category than for private sector employees with variations across geographic areas.  Federal employees were excluded.   From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Mental and Substance Use Disorders Among Hospitalized Teenagers, 2012

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Mental Health,Statistics,Youth

http://www.hcup-us.ahrq.gov/reports/statbriefs/sb202-Mental-Substance-Use-Teenagers.pdf

Reports on the prevalence of mental and substance use disorders among American teenagers, the kinds of conditions and substances involved, and the length of hospital stays. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

 

Productivity and Costs by Industry: Manufacturing and Mining Industries 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/prin.pdf

Productivity rose in 31 of 63 manufacturing and mining industries in 2015 while unit labor costs rose in 46 of them.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Survey of Market Absorption of New Multifamily Units: Annual 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Housing/Homelessness,Population/Census,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/housing/soma/files/annual15/ann15-report.pdf

Annual survey that measures how quickly privately financed, unfurnished units in buildings with five or more units are rented or sold after completion.  Also contains data on characteristics of the units and historical trends.  From the Census Bureau

 

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