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Earl Gregg Swem Library

A Profile of Military Undergraduates: 2011-12

Categories: Defense/Military,Education-Higher,Laws/Regulations,Statistics,Veterans

Covers military students’ demographic and enrollment characteristics and examines their use of Veterans’ education benefits, especially after the enactment of the Post-9/11 GI Bill.  Also allows for comparisons between military and non-military students. From the National Center for Education Statistics


Employment Situation of Veterans 2015

Categories: Defense/Military,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Veterans

The unemployment rate for veterans who served since September 2001 was 5.8% in 2015, down 1.4% from the previous year.  The jobless rate for all veterans during the year was 4.6%.  Includes additional details on veterans’ unemployment by gender, age and service-related disability.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Women in the Labor Force: A Databook

Categories: Disability,Education,Income/Poverty,Labor Unions,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Veterans,Women

Tracks women’s historic participation in the U.S. labor force and their earnings. Also covers educational attainment, hours, disability, union membership, and veterans status. From the Bureau of Labor Statistics


Veterans in Prison and Jail, 2011-12

Categories: Crime/Justice,Disability,Mental Health,Statistics,Veterans

Presents counts and rates of veterans in state and federal prisons and in local jails. Includes demographic characteristics, military characteristics, disability, mental health status, current offense, sentence, and criminal history. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


The 2015 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) to Congress: Part 1: Point-in-Time Estimates of Homelessness

Categories: Children,Headlines,Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Veterans

Reports on an overall 11% decrease in homelessness in the U.S. and a 26% drop in the unsheltered homeless population since 2010, when the Opening Doors strategy was launched to prevent and end homelessness. See also statistics for homelessness by state and sub-state units. Also reports on child, family, veteran, and chronic homelessness. From the Department of Housing and Urban Development


Veterans’ Usual Source of Care, 2009-2012: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics,Veterans

Provides detailed estimates of the percentage of honorably discharged veterans who reported having a usual source of medical care. The estimates are presented by gender, age, race and ethnicity, poverty status, and type of health insurance. Finds that 86/8% of veterans had a USC. From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Veteran Poverty Trends

Categories: Income/Poverty,Veterans

Brief document with charts and maps on the extent of poverty among veterans and how it compares to nonveterans.  From the Department of Veterans Affairs



Demographic Characteristics of Business Owners and Employees: 2013

Categories: Business/Economics,Education,Labor/Employment,Marriage/Family,Statistics,Veterans

Compares business owner characteristics—age, gender, race, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, education and so forth—to characteristics of employees in the U.S. economy.  From the U. S. Small Business Administration


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