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Labor Force Participation Rates for An Aging World – 2015

Written by: Daniel Goodkind Today the U.S. Census Bureau released An Aging World-2015, a report that examines the older population’s demographic, health and economic characteristics in the United States and around the world. The Census Bureau regularly tracks trends in … Continue reading

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A Look at Custodial Parents and Child Support in the U.S.

Written by: Timothy Grall, Survey Statistician, Program Participation and Income Transfers Branch Raising children can be an expensive endeavor. A child recently born and raised to adulthood in the United States can cost almost $250,000, according to the Department of … Continue reading

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Another View of the Gender Earnings Gap

  Written by: Jamie M. Lewis, Ph.D., Statistician, Fertility and Family Statistics Branch In 2014, the female-to-male earnings ratio stood at 0.79, indicating that the median earnings of women who worked full time, year-round was 79 percent of what their … Continue reading

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Working in America: New Tables Detail Demographics of Work Experience

By: Braedyn Kromer and David Howard More than seven in 10 people of traditional working age (16 to 64 years old) worked in 2014; for people 65 and over, at least one in five had worked in the past 12 … Continue reading

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One-Stop Shop for Stats on Specific Industries: Now with Even More Information

Written by: Andrew Hait If you are a business owner, entrepreneur or business development specialist looking for key information about an industry in your local area, you are in luck. The Census Bureau today launched an expanded version of its … Continue reading

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