Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
In 2010, 23% of working parents with kids under age 13 worked outside regular daytime schedules
Workers whose schedules don’t fit into the 9 to 5 traditional workday have special child care needs.
2 million certificates and associate’s degrees were awarded in 2010-11
Focusing on the degrees awarded by four-year colleges misses much of what postsecondary institutions offer today.
95% of charities reporting $50,000+ in revenue in 2008 were still operational in 2012
The recession had a relatively modest effect on nonprofit survival: before the recession, the “death” rate was 4.3 percent.
An estimated 55,702 nonprofits have government contracts and grants
Through contracts and grants, governments partner with nonprofits to provide needed services in communities across the country.
5: The number of states with no minimum wage requirement
Of the 74 million employees paid an hourly wage in 2011, 3.8 million, or 5.2 percent, were paid the federal minimum or less.
In 2012, 63% of those who earned doctoral degrees in professional practice borrowed $100,000+
High debt levels are much more common among graduate students than among those with fewer years of schooling.