Tag Archives: Current Population Survey

Health Insurance Coverage Measurement in Two Surveys

By Brett O’Hara Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau is releasing two sources for health insurance statistics in the United States: the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey and the American Community Survey. While both surveys … Continue reading

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How the Census Bureau Measures Income and Poverty

Written by: Victoria Velkoff Income, poverty and health insurance statistics for 2013 from the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC) will be released Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. One-year statistics from the 2013 American Community Survey (ACS) … Continue reading

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Who Faces More Family Instability: Married or Nonmarried First-Time Mothers?

Written by: Lindsay M. Monte In the Fertility of Women in the United States: 2012 report, we use June 2012 Current Population Survey data to examine family instability. A common definition of family instability is considered to be changes in the … Continue reading

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Older Workers Are Staying Longer in the Workforce

Written By:  Loraine A. West Participation in the labor force has been rising for older adults for the past decade or longer. By 2010, the labor force participation rate for the population age 65 and older reached 22.1 percent for … Continue reading

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Marrying Older, But Sooner?

Written By: Jonathan Vespa The age when Americans marry for the first time has risen to its highest point since the 1950s. Although true, there is more to the story. With life expectancy increasing, Americans today are actually marrying sooner … Continue reading

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