Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Race, Economics, and Social Status

https://www.bls.gov/spotlight/2018/race-economics-and-social-status/pdf/race-economics-and-social-status.pdf

Examines Consumer Expenditure Survey data to explore the patterns of social and economic factors in U.S. society by race and ethnicity.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Asian-American Mothers: Demographic Characteristics by Maternal Place of Birth and Asian Subgroup, 2016

Categories: Asian Americans,Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr67/nvsr67_02.pdf

Provides demographic information about Asian-American women who gave birth in the U.S. in 2016.  Covers six subgroups: Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese, whether they were born in the U.S. or abroad.  Finds that 6.4% of U.S. births in 2016 were to non-Hispanic Asian women.   From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2016

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Hispanics,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Native Americans,Statistics

https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/race-and-ethnicity/2016/home.htm

Describes labor force characteristics and earnings patterns among the largest race and ethnicity  groups in the U.S., including labor force participation, occupations, educational attainment, earnings, and unemployment.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

College Applications of 2009 High School Freshmen: Differences by Race/Ethnicity

Categories: African Americans,Asian Americans,Education-Higher,Native Americans,Statistics

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017013.pdf

Finds that Asian/Pacific Islander students had the highest percentage of postsecondary applicants at 91% and American Indian/Alaska Native students had the lowest at 63%.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

The Asian Alone Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/race/ppl-aa14.html

Offers links to 14 data tables on the Asian American population unmixed with other groups.  Covers demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, citizenship status, year of entry, employment status, health insurance status and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

Chartbook on Health Conditions and Behaviors of Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Persons in the United States, 2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Smoking/Tobacco,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/series/sr_03/sr03_040.pdf

Statistical report on the general health status of American people from the Pacific Islands including diseases, smoking and alcohol consumption, and physical activity. From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Groups 2017

https://nces.ed.gov/pubs2017/2017051.pdf

Profiles current conditions and recent trends in the education of students by racial and ethnic groups.  Covers such topics for each group as demographic characteristics, student achievement, student behaviors and persistence in education, postsecondary participation, and educational outcomes.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

 

Japanese-American Internment Camp Newspapers, 1942 to 1946

Categories: Asian Americans,Civil/Human Rights,History,Japan

https://www.loc.gov/collections/japanese-american-internment-camp-newspapers/about-this-collection/

A collection of newspapers produced by Japanese-Americans who were relocated to internment camps on the West Coast during World War II.  The issues cover community events, information about the camps and the relocation process, and include editorials.  From the Library of Congress

 

Next Page »