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Freight Facts and Figures 2015

Categories: Business/Economics,Environment,Statistics,Transportation

Covers the volume and value of freight flows in the U.S., the condition and performance of the freight network, and the safety, energy, and environmental implications of freight transportation. From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.


Passenger Travel Facts and Figures 2016

Categories: Business/Economics,Environment,Statistics,Traffic Accidents,Transportation

Covers characteristics and trends of personal travel in the U.S., the network over which such travel takes place, and related economic, safety, and environmental aspects of passenger travel.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics


Annual Energy Outlook 2016 With Projections to 2040

Categories: Energy,Prices/Inflation,Statistics

Presents projections of energy supply, demand, and prices through 2040.  Also covers related legislation and regulations, market trends, and selected energy topics.  From the Energy Information Administration


Multifactor Productivity Trends for Detailed Industries 2014

Categories: Labor/Employment,Manufacturing,Statistics,Transportation

Reports that productivity increased in 38 of the 86 4-digit NAICS manufacturing industries, as well as  in two transportation industries are measured.   From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Employee Tenure in 2016

Categories: Labor/Employment,Statistics

The median number of years that wage and salary workers had been with their current employer was 4.2 years in January 2016, down from 4.6 years in 2014.  Also offers tenure statistics by demographic, industry, and occupation characteristics  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


2015 Annual Survey of State Government Tax Collections

Categories: Govt Finance,Statistics,Taxes

Press release announcing that state government tax revenue collections increased by 4.8% to $916.5 billion in 2015.  Revenue statistics are broken into type of tax.  Includes links to detailed statistics in the American Fact Finder and other downloadable tables.  From the Census Bureau


Declines in Cancer Death Rates Among Children and Adolescents in the United States, 1999-2014

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

Presents trends in death rates by gender and race and by 5-year age groupings.   From the National Center for Health Statistics


Births in the United States, 2015

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

Covers the number of births, the fertility rate, cesarean delivery rate, and key demographic and maternal/infant health indicators. From the National Center for Health Statistics


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