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Highlights of Women’s Earnings in 2016

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

https://www.bls.gov/opub/reports/womens-earnings/2016/home.htm

Finds that women’s earnings in 2016 were 82% of those of male counterparts who were also full-time workers.  In the first year of such data (1979)  women’s earnings were 62% of men’s earnings; most of the growth in women’s earnings occurred in the 1980s and 1990s.  Covers earnings by age group, race/ethnicity, educational attainment, occupation, state of residence, and for those with and without children under 18.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

The Asian Alone Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Asian Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/race/ppl-aa14.html

Offers links to 14 data tables on the Asian American population unmixed with other groups.  Covers demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, citizenship status, year of entry, employment status, health insurance status and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Black Alone Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: African Americans,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/race/ppl-ba14.html

Despite the title, offers links to 14 data tables on White and Black populations unmixed with other groups.  Covers demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, citizenship status, year of entry, employment status, health insurance status and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

The Hispanic Population in the United States: 2014

Categories: Hispanics,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/hispanic-origin/2014-cps.html

Offers links to 28 data tables on characteristics of the Hispanic population including demographic characteristics, marital status, educational attainment, year of entry and citizenship, employment status, health insurance status, and generational distribution.  From the Census Bureau

 

Foreign-Born: 2014 Current Population Survey Detailed Tables

Categories: Immigration/Migration,Population/Census,Statistics

https://www.census.gov/data/tables/2014/demo/foreign-born/cps-2014.html

Announces availability and provides links to various tables on characteristics of the foreign-born population such as nativity, U.S. citizenship status, year of entry, world region of birth, and generation.  From the Census Bureau

 

Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates from the National Health Interview Survey, January-March 2017

Categories: Health Insurance,Statistics

https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nhis/earlyrelease/insur201708.pdf

Presents selected estimates of health insurance coverage in the U.S. in the first months following the change of presidential administrations.  28 million persons of all ages were uninsured at the time of interview, a non-significant difference from 2016 figures.  Also discusses short- and long-term trends.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

HIV in Prisons, 2015 Statistical Tables

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Health/Medical,Sex Issues,Statistics

https://www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/hivp15st.pdf

At the end of 2015 an estimated 17, 150 prisoners under state and federal custody had HIV.  Shows trends on this topic including AIDs related deaths since data were first collected in 1991 and data at the state level.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

 

Options for Changing the Retirement System for Federal Civilian Workers

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Personnel,Retirement/Social Security,Statistics

https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/115th-congress-2017-2018/reports/53003-federalretirement.pdf

Analyzes the impact of retirement benefits on the federal budget and on the recruitment/retention of employees.  Also assesses the short-term and long-term effects of potential changes to those benefits.  From the Congressional Budget Office

 

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