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Report | Sep 4, 2013
Grandparents and Child Care

This posting links to a September 2013 Pew Research Center report on children living with, and being cared for, by their grandparents.

Report | Aug 22, 2013
Race Gap Narrows and Widens

This posting links to a Pew Research Center August 2013 report that includes demographic and public opinion data on racial equality and inequality in the U.s.

Report | Aug 1, 2013
More Young Adults Live with Their Parents

A record number of Millennials—young adults ages 18 to 31—were living in their parents’ home in 2012 due to a combination of economic, educational and cultural factors, according to a new Pew Research Center report. The report, which used U.S. Census Bureau data, said the 36% share of young adults living in their parents’ home represents […]

Report | Jul 29, 2013
More Evidence of Preference for Sons

This posting is an excerpt from a FactTank article about unmarried fatherhood, and which fathers are more likely to acknowledge paternity when asked. Unmarried fathers of sons are slightly more likely to acknowledge paternity than fathers of daughters.

Report | Jul 10, 2013
Delayed Motherhood in Canada

This links to a FactTank posting about a new Statistics Canada report showing that birth rates for the first time are higher for women in their late 30s than in their early 20s. Most births in Canada are to women ages 30 and older; by contrast, in the U.S., 40% are.

Report | Jul 8, 2013
Birth Rate Trends Differ Notably by Age Group

This is an excerpt from a FactTank posting about new data from the National Center for Health Statistics about birth rates in 2011. Rates for younger women fell to record lows, but rates continued to rise for women ages 40 and older.

Report | Jun 20, 2013
The German Census Falls Short

This is a link to a FactTank posting about how the German census counted 1.5 million fewer people than the government expected, mainly because of poor government record-keeping. This lesson is relevant to plans for the next U.S. Census.

Report | Jun 14, 2013
New Census Figures Raise a Good Question

This is a brief description of a posting on FactTank about new Census Bureau population estimates that show deaths among non-Hispanic whites exceeded births in 2012.

Report | Feb 13, 2013
Love and Marriage

This posting explores statistics about marriage rates, median age at first marriage and attitudes about marriage. Although the marriage rate is at a record low, most never-married Americans say they would like to marry. "Love" is cited more than other factors as a reason to get married, according to a Pew Research Center survey.

Report | Feb 7, 2013
Second-Generation Americans, by the Numbers

A new Pew Research Center analysis of Census Bureau data finds that U.S.-born adult children of immigrants are better off than immigrants on key measures of socio-economic well-being. The same report analyzes survey data on Hispanics and Asian Americans, comparing attitudes of immigrants and U.S.-born children of immigrants on politics, values, language use and other measures.

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