December 19, 2014

Reference: Statistics: “America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013″ Now Available Online

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Released by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics. This is the 16th compilation.

From the News Release:

The number of children living in the United States declined slightly, as did the percentage of the U.S. population who are children, according to the federal government’s annual statistical report on the well-being of the nation’s children and youth. The percentage of children living in the United States who are Asian, non-Hispanic increased, as did the percentage of children who are of two or more races, and the percentage of children who are Hispanic. The percentages of children who are white, non-Hispanic, and black, non-Hispanic declined.

By 2050, about half of the American population ages under 17 is projected to be composed of children who are Hispanic, Asian, or of two or more races, the report stated. The report projected that, among children under age 17, 36 percent will be Hispanic (up from 24 percent in 2012); 6 percent will be Asian (up from 5 percent in 2012); and 7 percent will be of two or more races (up from 4 percent in 2012).

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The report was compiled by the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, which includes participants from 22 federal agencies as well as partners in several private research organizations. The forum fosters coordination, collaboration, and integration of federal efforts to collect and report data on children and families.

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Direct to Full Text Report: America’s Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013

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Note: This version does NOT include extended tables available in the online version.

America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013

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