February 27, 2014

Data Feed: Tax reform in charts, the Web at 25, GOP voters say no to marijuana

A daily roundup of fresh data from scholars, governments, think tanks, pollsters and other social science researchers.

Politics
GOP, though deeply split, has election edge, with breakdowns, New York Times
Public split over increased deportation of unauthorized immigrants, Pew Research Center
The House GOP tax-reform proposal in four simple charts, The Washington Post
22% of likely GOP voters said smoking marijuana was acceptable, Winthrop
How Republicans lost non-religious voters, The Washington Post
In Pa., Clinton climbs as Christie crashes, Quinnipiac

Economy
Interactive: How have housing prices changed in your city?  Report, Demand Institute
Americans remain divided on military spending, Gallup
What wealth looks like by age group, The Washington Post

Health & Society
The Web at 25 in the U.S.: 87% of adults say they use it, Pew Research Center
More than 60% of noncitizens under 35 have been in U.S. at least 5 years, Census Bureau
Many business leaders doubt U.S. colleges prepare students, Gallup
U.S. obesity rate ticks up to 27.1% in 2013, Gallup
Reports of sexual assault in the military climbed in 2013, Stars and Stripes
Number of communities using red-light cameras declines, The Wall Street Journal
Study on support services for veterans in college, National Center for Education Statistics
Projections of education statistics to 2022, NCES
58% of Americans closely followed news about implementation of the ACA, KFF

International
Merchandise trade continues to pick-up across most major economies, OECD
The world loses or wastes about one-quarter to one-third of food it produces, World Bank
The world’s fish are in danger – as is everyone who depends on them, The Economist
Where are the flawed elections? Electoral Integrity Project via Washington Post
Syrians to replace Afghans as biggest refugee population, Voice of America
8% increase in asylum applications to UK last year, Office for National Statistics

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Category: Data Feed

  1. is an associate digital producer at Pew Research Center.