Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
78.8% of students in Sierra Leone in 2011 could walk to a school in 30 minutes or less
That number is up from 68 percent in 2005.
53% of nonprofits with government contracts or grants froze or reduced employee salaries in 2012
Governments often limit what these nonprofits can spend on general overhead or administrative costs.
2 of the 30 fastest growing occupations require a bachelor’s degree for an entry-level position
But jobs requiring a bachelor’s degree are projected to grow faster than overall job growth over the next 10 years.
In 2012, 96% of gains in charitable giving were offset by losses in giving
Gains of $769 million from new, current, and previously lapsed donors were nearly canceled out by losses of $735 million.
1 in 4 dating teens reports being digitally victimized by a partner
Victims of digital abuse and harassment are more likely to be physically abused, psychologically abused, and sexually coerced.
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.