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Annual Statistical Report on the Social Security Disability Insurance Program, 2013

Categories: Disability,Income/Poverty,Retirement/Social Security,Welfare/Social Services

Provides program and demographic information about the people who receive Social Security disability benefits including benefits awarded, income of disabled beneficiaries and geographic distribution of benefits.  From the Social Security Administration


Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2013

Categories: Headlines,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

In 2013 women earned 82% of the median weekly earnings of male workers.  Provides details of women’s earnings by age, education, occupation, and state of residence.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Annual Income and Earnings Inequality Metrics: 2009 to 2012

Categories: Income/Poverty,Statistics

Annual estimates of inequality for personal, family, and household income and earnings.  From the Census Bureau


2013 Demographics: Profile of the Military Community

Categories: Defense/Military,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Covers military and civilian personnel, characteristics of the force, active duty members, reserve and National Guard members, plus reference tables which cover pay and population by states and continents.  From the Defense Department


Depression in the U.S. Household Population, 2009-2012

Categories: Health/Medical,Income/Poverty,Mental Health,Statistics

Examines the prevalence of depression and its severity by demographic/socio-economic characteristics, functioning difficulties, and recent contact with a mental health professional.  From the National Center for Health Statistics


Older Americans with a Disability: 2008-2012

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Income/Poverty,Population/Census,Statistics

Examines the demographic and socioeconomic characteristics as well as the geographic distribution of the older population with a disability.  From the Census Bureau


Minimum Wage Statistics

Categories: European Union,Income/Poverty,Statistics

Recent minimum wage statistics for the nations of the European Union.  From Eurostat


Welfare, Work, and Poverty Status of Female-Headed Families with Children: 1987-2013

Categories: Children,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services,Women

Reports on trends in the economic well-being of female-headed families with children since the advent of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists


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