Published on Sep 13, 2012 by VOAvideo
new report — released jointly by three U.N. agencies and the World Bank — says that despite progress by health programs worldwide in reducing infant mortality, prospects remain dire: a child still dies every five seconds somewhere in the world. The new report calls for renewed international commitments to child survival. VOA’s Vidushi Sinha has more.
Published on Jul 3, 2012 by uscensusbureau
Margo Anderson, a professor of History and Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, talks about how the United States was the first country to use a census to apportion power in the government.
Published on Jul 2, 2012 by uscensusbureau
William Fliss, an archivist at Marquette University, tells how census data shows us how the United States has transformed from a new republic to the nation it is today.
Published on Aug 9, 2012 by uscensusbureau
The American Community Survey (ACS) is a vital source of information about our nation and its people. Every year, the ACS provides detailed demographic and socioeconomic statistics. The ACS tell us about education attainment, income, occupations, health care coverage, our veterans and more. Because of the ACS, the public and private sectors can make informed decisions impacting our nation’s future.
Published on Apr 18, 2012 by uscensusbureau
Feb. 1, 2012 at 9 a.m. (EST) — The U.S. Census Bureau hosted a forum with the National Urban League on the black population at Black Entertainment Television studios. This event highlighted statistics from the 2010 Census, providing a portrait of the black population in the U.S. Following the presentation, an expert panel discussed the statistics and their implications.
Feb 10, 2012
Deborah Acosta discusses how Miami keeps ranking at the bottom of the barrel on recent national lists, including most miserable, and vainest city in the US.
“We must prepare ourselves for the reality that in 30 years there will be 50 million Muslims living in America.”
DJ Academe loves bullshit, especially offensive bullshit.
The video presents mostly legitimate fertility and migration stats showing decline in Europe and growth among Muslims. The narrator’s dire tone indicates exactly how we should feel about too many Muslims. (Not good.)
The stats are presented with a laughable framework based vaguely “on research.” According to this video, no culture in history has ever maintained itself after falling to a fertility rate of 1.9. Several European countries have fertility rates below 1.9, and Muslims have high fertility rates, so Muslims are taking over the world from Europeans (or Christians or white people or something).
This argument is based on so many distortions of demography, history, and culture that dissecting them would make for a great homework assignment.
For the last three years, Gallup has called 1,000 randomly selected American adults each day and asked them about indicators of their quality of life. Responses are converted to the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index. Here are the 2010 results, sorted by Congressional districts.