Key stats, graphs, and maps on economic and social policy
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.
7 million people are projected to enroll in health insurance through the ACA marketplaces in 2015
Enrollment projections suggest 2015 premiums will not grow substantially over 2014’s.
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.
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.
76%: The increase in SNAP use between the beginning of the recession in 2007 and 2012
46 million people received SNAP benefits in 2012, making the $72 billion program a key part of the social safety net.
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.