Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
At the recession’s peak, 13 million kids lived in families with at least one unemployed parent
Job loss can hurt children’s school performance, as observed in lower math scores, poor attendance, and risk of grade repetition.
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.
43% of LGB teens in relationships have experienced physical violence from a partner
Lesbian, gay, and bisexual teens in relationships experience abuse significantly more frequently than heterosexual teen couples.
75%: The share of scheduled Social Security benefits millennials can expect with no reform
The trust fund will run dry in the mid-2030s, but even if we take no action young workers will still get most of their benefits.
Men born from 1940-44 reached the peak college–high school earnings gap— $31,000— at age 50
But the trajectory of the earnings gap is shifting. For those born between 1970 and 1974, it was that high at age 32.
From 2001 to 2011, the number of nonprofits registered with the IRS jumped 21.5%
As of 2011, approximately 1.58 million nonprofit organizations were registered with the Internal Revenue Service.