Latinos say they and their loved ones have faced widespread job losses and serious illness due to COVID-19. Yet satisfaction with the nation’s direction is at highest level in a decade as most say the worst of the pandemic is behind us.
In 2019, there were 58.3 births for every 1,000 women ages 15 to 44 in the United States, down from 59.1 in 2018.
The pandemic has presented challenges and obstacles for many Americans, but one group has been getting a lot of attention lately: moms.
52% of employed parents with children younger than 12 say it has been difficult to handle child care responsibilities during the pandemic.
The abrupt closure of many offices and workplaces this past spring ushered in a new era of remote work for millions of employed Americans and may portend a significant shift in the way a large segment of the workforce operates in the future.
The share of unpartnered mothers who are employed and at work has fallen more precipitously than among other parents.
The shares of mothers and fathers who are working have fallen from 2019 to 2020, but the falloff has been comparable for each group.
While teens in the United States take after their parents religiously in many ways, they stand out in some others.
American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.
Most Americans are at least somewhat happy with their lives, but some have grappled with issues like loneliness and work-life balance.