Number of unique resources found: 9
Description: This Web page lists Kids Count print and online publications as well as interactive online databases, divided into four categories: Data Books, Census 2000, Snapshots, and Other Publications. There are a number of publications based on Census information, including publications about children and families in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, and American Samoa.
Description: This Web site contains all of UNICEF’s statistical information, including data used in UNICEF’s flagship population, The State of the World’s Children, and reporting on Progress for Children toward the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
Description: The child care data presented in the detailed tables was collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and comes from the fourth interview of the 20010 Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) Information collected on child care through SIPP has evolved over the years to include comprehensive data on child care use, cost, and receipt of government assistance. Data is available back to 1985.
Author: Bridgman, Anne (1 more by this author); Lawrence Aber
Description: This brief from the Society for Research in Child Development provides facts related to childhood poverty and the policy implications. Poverty in childhood, especially deep poverty, is linked to a range of physical-biological, cognitiveacademic, and social-emotional problems, and these problems persist into adulthood.
Author: O'Hare, William (1 more by this author)
Description: This report provides an overview of changes in the U.S. child population based on the first data released from the 2010 census. The detailed changes reported here will help readers appreciate some of the key demographic shifts among our country’s youngest cohort.
Description: The Child Trends Data Bank supports extensive listing of data related to child well-being. Data briefs are available on specific indicators of child well-being. Color graphics and tables can be downloaded directly into reports.
Author: Land, Kenneth (1 more by this author)
Description: The 2010 annual release of the FCD Child Well-Being Index (CWI) is the first report to offer comprehensive data on the impact of the Great Recession on American children's quality-of-life. The 2010 CWI finds: The impact of the recession on children is reaching new lows in 2010; the recession will wipe out virtually all progress for children since 1975, in the Family Economic Well-being Domain; the rate of children living in poverty in 2010 will be the highest in 20 years; the number of detached youth will increase in 2010; risky behaviors will increase in 2010; child obesity will continue to rise, bringing down the Health Domain. This page includes links to a press release, an info graph, and the full report.
Author: Hsien-Hen, Lu
Description: The National Center for Children in Poverty reports that the foreign-born population in the United States has increased by 57 percent since 1990 to reach a total of 30 million. In 2000, one out of every five children under the age of 18 in the United States was estimated to have at least one-foreign born parent.
Author: Chau, Michelle; Ayana Douglas-Hall; Heather Koball
Description: This paper includes trends and statistics on low income children in the United States. More than one-third of children in the United States live in low income families.