Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
Over 1/3 of depressed low-income mothers haven’t seen a doctor or taken meds for their depression
Uninsured mothers are less likely to receive treatment: 49.4 percent got no treatment, compared with 33.1 percent of insured.
In 2012, 37% of graduate-degree recipients had borrowed $50,000 or more to pay for school
That year, 14 percent of graduate-degree recipients owed as much as $100,000 for undergraduate and graduate studies combined.
2009-2011: As a result of the recession, nonbank credit users rose from 11.8% to 14.2%
Many using nonbank loans have demographic characteristics associated with financial stability.
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.
$35,000: The average gain in wealth and income for the top 20% of households (in 2013 dollars)
Meanwhile, the incomes of the bottom 20 percent grew a little between 1990 and 2000 but then dropped again between 2000 and 2013.
The US gained 6.2 million fewer jobs after the Great Recession than the 1980s recession
Weak job growth after the recession has contributed to historically high rates of long-term (more than six months) unemployment.