Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
White-on-black homicide is 10 times as likely as black-on-white homicide to be ruled justified
Homicides with a white perpetrator and a black victim are more likely to be ruled justified than when the races are reversed.
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.
$2,700: The global GDP threshold where democracies become more accountable and effective
A higher per capita income could be related to the quality of a governing body and degree of democracy.
Pimps in Washington, DC, had average weekly cash incomes of $11,588 between 2005 and 2011
The estimated revenues of America’s underground sex economies range from $39.9 million in Denver to $290 million in Atlanta.
In 2012, nonprofits lost 105 donors for every 100 gained
That year, nonprofits experienced negative growth in donors: gains of 866,000 were offset by losses of 909,000.
As of June 2013, 4.2 million people had been unemployed for more than six months
Long-term unemployment, still quite high, contributes to poverty, diminishes workers’ job prospects, and harms the economy.