Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
FHA’s share of borrowers with credit scores under 640 dropped from 47% in 2001 to less than 3% today
Credit availability remains restricted, a challenge from which even the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is not immune.
Only 43% of donors who gave to nonprofits in 2009 gave to the same organizations in 2010
Donor retention is key; prospecting for new donors is expensive, and communicating with existing donors is usually much cheaper.
64% of Sierra Leoneans in 2008 believed their local council cared for their community’s needs
After a 10-year civil war, the nation’s people are more confident in government due to decentralization and peaceful elections.
In the last quarter of 2014, household equity surged by $288 billion
Total debt remained flat at $9.86 trillion, bringing the total value of the housing market to $21.69 trillion.
43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens in relationships experience abuse significantly more frequently than heterosexual teen couples.
3 percentage points: The amount the tax code cut poverty in 2012 through refundable credits
Spending through the tax code resulted in nearly twice the poverty reduction as SNAP and TANF spending.