Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
For twenty-something white women, 81% of the fertility decrease is due to declining marriage rates
The recession has accelerated a long-term decline in the proportion of married white, black, and Latina women in their twenties.
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.
2012: 12.1 million kids affected by parental unemployment & underemployment
Only 36 percent of kids with unemployed parents live in families receiving unemployment insurance.
Federal spending is projected to increase by $1.4 trillion over the next decade
Children’s programs will receive only 2 cents of every dollar of this projected increase.
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.
Texas has just one immigrant legal-aid nonprofit for every 41,250 undocumented clients
Nationally, at least 684 nonprofits provide some form of legal aid to immigrants; if reform passes, that won’t be enough.