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The Economic Effects of the President’s 2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Presidency,Statistics

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/attachments/45540-Economic_APB.pdf

Annual report which shows the effects that all of the president’s budget proposals would have on the economy and the implications of those macroeconomic effects for the budget.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

The Nation’s Two Measures of Homicide

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

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

Describes the two systems used to track homicides in the U.S.  Though both provide information on the nature, trends, and patterns of homicides in the U.S., they are designed for distinct purposes and collect different types of information.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Virginia Oyster Harvests Continue to Climb

Categories: Business/Economics,Chesapeake Bay,Environment,Natural Resources,Statistics

https://governor.virginia.gov/news/newsarticle?articleId=5559

Press release announcing that the 2013/14 oyster harvest jumped 25% to an estimated 504,000 bushels.  It was the highest level since 1987.  Includes link to table with history of annual Virginia oyster harvests since 1957-58.  From the Office of the Governor

 

Census Bureau Updates Interactive HIV/AIDS Database

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/miscellaneous/cb14-134.html

Press release announcing new annual data updates to the HIV/AIDS database showing prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and death.  Includes individual country surveillance reports, sources in scientific and medical journals, and papers from international conferences.  From the Census Bureau

 

2014 State Indicator Report on Physical Activity

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/physicalactivity/downloads/pa_state_indicator_report_2014.pdf

Presents state-level information on physical activity behaviors and on environmental and policy supports by states for physical activity. Shows that physical activity among adults and high school students is higher in some states than others.  From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

 

Crime in England and Wales: Year Ending March 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Great Britain,Statistics

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/dcp171778_371127.pdf

Roundup of statistics on crime for the year.  Covers an estimated 7.3 million crimes, down 14% from the previous year.   From the Office of National Statistics

 

Public Expenditure: Statistical Analyses 2014

Categories: Govt Finance,Great Britain,Statistics

https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/330717/PESA_2014_-_print.pdf

Detailed treatment of British government budgetary accounts.  Command Paper Cm 8902

 

OASDI Beneficiaries by State and County, 2013

Categories: Disability,Elderly,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

http://www.ssa.gov/policy/docs/statcomps/oasdi_sc/2013/oasdi_sc13.pdf

Provides statistics on the Social Security population at the local level, including the number and type of beneficiaries and the amount of benefits paid in each state and county.  From the Social Security Administration

 

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