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Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part II: Work Force Statistics, Fiscal Year 2011

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/fsp2011_2/upload/fsp2011_2.pdf

Provides statistical information about the diversity of the federal work force including race and ethnicity data and pay level.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

Annual Report on the Federal Work Force Part 1: EEO Complaints Processing Fiscal Year 2012

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Govt Personnel,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.eeoc.gov/federal/reports/fsp2012/upload/FY-2012-Annual-Report-Part-I-Complete.pdf

Presents a summary of equal employment opportunity program activities of 71 federal agencies and statistics on the number and outcome of complaints about employment discrimination directed against agencies.  From the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

 

Expenditures on Children by Families, 2013

Categories: Children,Headlines,Income/Poverty,Marriage/Family,Prices/Inflation,Statistics,Youth

http://www.cnpp.usda.gov/Publications/CRC/crc2013.pdf

Presents the most recent estimates of the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 by type of family, region of country, and income level of family.  Estimates a middle-income family will spend about $245,000 or $304,000 adjusted for projected inflation.  From the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

Prevention and Control of Seasonal Influenza with Vaccines: Recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP): United States, 2014-15 Influenza Season

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6332a3.htm

Includes groups recommended for vaccination, timing of vaccination, and vaccine composition for the 2014-15 season.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Employment and Unemployment Among Youth, Summer 2014

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics,Youth

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/youth_08132014.pdf

Provides statistics on the number of employed youth in the summer of 2014 and their demographic characteristics.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Violent Victimization in New and Established Hispanic Areas, 2007-2010

Categories: Crime/Justice,Hispanics,Statistics

http://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/vvneha0710.pdf

Examines violent crime victimization among blacks, whites, and Hispanics in four types of Hispanic areas based on size and growth patterns of Hispanic population.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Recent Declines in Nonmarital Childbearing in the United States

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db162.pdf

Describes recent trends in nonmarital births and in cohabitation for unmarried mothers.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

Reducing the Budget Deficit: Overview of Policy Issues

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics

http://fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R43680.pdf

Explains why budget deficits have been at historic highs, why they have been slowly declining in recent months, and what policy options exist for further deficit reduction.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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