Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
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.
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.
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.
$53,850: The average total debt among Americans with a credit file in 2013
That number was substantially higher for people with a mortgage ($209,768) than people without a mortgage ($11,592).
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.
On average, US drivers take 2 trips per day, covering an average total distance of 29.2 miles
An average of 29.2 miles driven daily would equate to 10,658 miles driven over a one-year period.