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2014 Hate Crime Statistics

Categories: Civil/Human Rights,Crime/Justice,Statistics

Reports on over 5,000 hate crime incidents affecting 6,700 victims. Provides information about the offenses, victims, and offenders. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


Universities Report Continuing Decline in Federal R&D Funding in FY 2014

Categories: Education-Higher,Govt Finance,Science/Technology,Statistics

When adjusted for inflation, federal funding for research and development declined by 5% between FY2013 and FY2014. Provides statistics on federal R&D funding by field and 30 leading institutions. From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation


Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses Requiring Days Away From Work, 2014

Categories: Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Covers rates of lost work days due to occupational injuries and illnesses (overall 107.1 cases per 10,000 full time workers) in 2014 for private, state, and local sectors of employment. Includes details on types of injuries, occupations and industries, and demographic characteristics of workers. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2014

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

Women’s earnings were 83% of those of men in 2014, up from 62% in 1979, the first year for which comparable earnings data are available. The statistics tables cover age, race and ethnicity, education, occupation, state of residence, and weekly work hours. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Geographical Mobility: 2014 to 2015

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Maps/Geography,Population/Census,Statistics

A set of tables which covers latest data on internal migration within the U.S. Includes state to state migration flows and characteristics of movers. From the Census Bureau


How Does Cause of Death Contribute to the Hispanic Mortality Advantage in the United States?

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Hispanics,Statistics

In 2013 life expectancy at birth for Hispanic males was greater than for non-Hispanic whites or blacks. This report traces the differences to lower death rates from cancer, heart disease, respiratory diseases, stroke and diabetes for Hispanic males. Similar patterns were found for Hispanic females. From the National Center for Health Statistics


Probation and Parole in the United States, 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Statistics on adult offenders under community supervision during 2014. Covers number of offenders entering and leaving probation and parole, characteristics of the offenders, mean time served, and outcomes of supervision including the number returned to incarceration. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Postsecondary Institutions and Cost of Attendance in 2014-15; Degrees and Other Awards Conferred, 2013-14; and 12-Month Enrollment, 2013-14: First Look

Categories: Education-Higher,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Revises the preliminary report issued earlier in the year. From the National Center for Education Statistics


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