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New Census Bureau Population Estimates Show Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington Has Largest Growth in the United States

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2018/popest-metro-county.html

Press release showing which metropolitan areas and which counties had the largest numerical and largest percentage population increases as of July 2017.  Covers population changes due to births, deaths, and migration patterns.  From the Census Bureau

 

Balanced International Trade in Services

Categories: Business/Economics,Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

http://stats.oecd.org/Index.aspx?DataSetCode=BATIS_EBOPS2002

New data product which attempts to improve availability of international trade in services among OECD and non-OECD countries.  Covers bilateral trade relations involving 11 main categories of services for 191 countries.  From the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

 

Rules Committee Print 115-66: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/costestimate/rcp115-66consolidatedappropsact2018.pdf

Congressional Budget Office estimate of the total spending ($1.3 trillion) in the 2000+ page omnibus bill to finance defense and domestic discretionary programs for FY 2018. From the Congressional Budget Office

 

U.S. Nuclear Stockpile Total

Categories: Arms Control,Defense/Military,Nuclear Arms,Statistics

http://open.defense.gov/Portals/23/Documents/frddwg/2017_Tables_UNCLASS.pdf

Reveals the number of nuclear weapons in the U.S. stockpile at the end of 2017 and the number of nuclear weapons dismantled in 2017.  Also shows stockpile numbers annually since 1962 and the number of nuclear weapons dismantled annually since 1994.  From the Defense Department.

 

 

Survey of Doctorate Recipients: Survey Year 2015

Categories: Careers,Education-Higher,Health/Medical,Labor/Employment,Mathematics,Science/Technology,Statistics

https://ncsesdata.nsf.gov/doctoratework/2015/

Offers a list of statistical tables with details about doctorate recipients by field of study, employment characteristics, demographic characteristics, occupation, mean annual salary,  and more.  Includes social sciences and medical fields.  From the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics of the National Science Foundation

 

The Food Assistance Landscape: FY 2017 Annual Report

Categories: Food/Nutrition,Income/Poverty,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

https://www.ers.usda.gov/webdocs/publications/88074/eib-190.pdf?v=43174

Examines trends in U.S. food and nutrition assistance programs through FY2017.  Also covers trends in the prevalence and severity of food insecurity in U.S. households and the contribution of SNAP benefits to household food spending.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture

 

2017 Annual and December U.S. Airline Traffic Data

Categories: Statistics,Transportation

https://www.bts.gov/newsroom/2017-annual-and-december-us-airline-traffic-data

U.S. airlines carried an all-time high number of passengers during 2017: 849.3 million.  Includes historic annual data back to 2003 for some topics.  From the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

 

Singleton Low Birthweight Rates, by Race and Hispanic Origin: United States, 2006-2016

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

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db306.pdf

Low birthweight is among the leading causes of infant death in the U.S.  LBW rates declined from 2006-2014 but the trend reversed in 2015 and 2016 moving further away from the Healthy People 2020 Goal of reducing LBW rates.  This report shows trends in low birth rates by race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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