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The Economic Effects of the President’s 2015 Budget

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Presidency,Statistics

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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