July 20, 2018

Reference Resources Roundup (Curated Collection of Recently Published/Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)

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All of the items are free to access and download.

This roundup began on February 5, 2018.

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Three previously curated roundups featuring more than 200 reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed herehere. and here.

Most Recent Additions

April 30, 2018

Early Warning Early Action Report on Food Security and Agriculture (via Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO))
48 pages; PDF.

Immigration: ICE Now Issuing 14,000 Detainers Each Month – Number Honored Unclear (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

New Statistics Brief: Capital Punishment in U.S.–2016 (via Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Data set also available (.zip to .xls)

April 28, 2018

Hit-and-Run Crashes: Prevalence, Contributing Factors and Countermeasures (via AAA Foundation)

April 27, 2018

College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent High School and College Graduates — 2017 (via BLS)

Diversity in Leadership Study: Year Two Executive Report (via Central Intelligence Agency)

Immigration Criminal Prosecutions Jump in March 2018 (via TRAC)

April 26, 2018

Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decline (via Admin. of U.S. Courts)

Following The Money 2018: How The 50 States Rate In Providing Online Access To Government Spending Data (Via U.S. Pirg)

OECD Releases 2018 Taxing Wages Report
“Workers in OECD countries pay one quarter of wages in taxes”
Highlights, Country Comparison Tool ||| Full Text Report (596 pages; PDF)

Prevalence of Autism Spectrum Disorder Among Children Aged 8 Years — Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network, 11 Sites, United States, 2014 (via MMWR/CDC)

Prisons and Prisoners: U.S. Correctional Population Declined gor the Ninth Consecutive Year

April 25, 2018

Employment Outlook For Bachelor’s-Level Occupations (via BLS)

FISA Annual Report 2017 (Report of the Director of the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts on Activities of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Courts for 2017)

The State of Global Press Freedom, 2017–2018 Report/Analysis
(via Freedom House)

Presidents Malaria Initiative Releases 12th Annual Report to Congress
44 pages; PDF

Weapon Systems Annual Assessment: Knowledge Gaps Pose Risks to Sustaining Recent Positive Trends (via GAO)
206 pages; PDF.

April 24, 2018

2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (Intl. Committee of the Red Cross)
Legal Factsheet ||| Ratification Kit

Data Analysis: Sub-Saharan African Immigrants in the U.S. are Often More Educated Than Those in Top European Destinations (via Pew Research Center)

Data Tables: Federal R&D Funding, by Budget Function: Fiscal Years 2016–18 (via National Science Foundation)

April 23, 2018

Analysis: Most Short-Term Health Plans Don’t Cover Drug Treatment or Prescription Drugs, and None Cover Maternity Care (via Kaiser Family Foundation)
Blog Post ||| Full Text Report

April 21, 2018

Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW): Documents and Materials Related to Syria

April 20, 2018

Employment Rate of People Aged 20 to 64 in the EU Reached a New Peak at 72.2% in 2017 (via Eurostat)

Financial Inclusion on the Rise, But Gaps Remain, Global Findex Database/Report (2017) Released (via World Bank)

April 19, 2018

April 18, 2018

Data/Analysis: “Trends in Future Health Financing and Coverage: Future Health Spending and Universal Health Coverage in 188 Countries, 2016–40″ (via The Lancet)

How America Listens: The American Audio Landscape (via Nielsen)

State of the Air 2018 (via American Lung Association)

April 17, 2018

Higher Education: Characteristics of Graduate PLUS Borrowers (via GAO)
21 pages; PDF.

The National Health Security Preparedness Preparedness Index: Key Findings (via RWJF)
19 pages; PDF.

Additional Materials

Real Estate: Homes Sold Faster Than Ever in 2017 (via Zillow)

Real Estate: Most Expensive NYC Neighborhoods (via PropertyShark)

The Spending Power of Working-age Adults with Disabilities (American Institutes for Research)
38 pages; PDF. ||| Infographic (PDF)

Trends in future health financing and coverage: future health spending and universal health coverage in 188 countries, 2016–40 (via The Lancet)

April 16, 2018

Asylum Claims in Canada Reached Highest Level in Decades in 2017 (via Pew Research)

Map: Human Impact by Disasters In 2017 (via ERCC)

April 15, 2018

Airport Council International (ACI) Releases 2017 World Airport Traffic Rankings (Passenger, Cargo, Aircraft Movements)

E-Rate: Universal Service Monitoring Report 2017 (via FCC)

April 14, 2018

Cyber Threat to UK Business 2017-2018 Report (via National Cyber Security Centre-Part of GCHQ)
28 pages; PDF.

France: National Assessment Document on Chemical Attack of 7 April 2018 (Douma, Eastern Ghouta, Syria) and Syria’s Clandestine Chemical Weapons Programme (via Government of France)
7 pages; PDF. NOTE: Report includes several images that some might find disturbing.

UK: Syria Action – UK Government Legal Position (Prime Minister of the UK)

April 13, 2018

Interactive Chart: Measuring the Value of Education (via BLS)

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Suicide Rates, by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2015–2016 (via NCES/CDC)

April 12, 2018

ILLICIT OPIOIDS: While Greater Attention Given to Combating Synthetic Opioids, Agencies Need to Better Assess their Efforts (via GAO)
94 pages; PDF.

Three New Data Sheets from the International Energy Agency

Two Maps re: Situation in Syria From the Institute for the Study of War (via ISW)

April 11, 2018

Elections: Observations on Voting Equipment Use and Replacement (via GAO)

Higher Education: AAUP Releases Findings From Annual Faculty Compensation Survey (Annual Report on the Economic Status of the Profession, 2017-18)

NOTE: PDF version available direct from White House

April 10, 2018

10 Most (and Least) Affordable Markets for Renters (via Zillow)

2018 Data Breach Investigations Report (via Verizon)
68 pages; PDF; 11th Ed.
Interactive Data Tool
Previous Editions

Dominican Immigrants in the United States (via Migration Policy Institute)

EPIC Releases Report re: Latest Developments in U.S. Privacy Policy and Law
24 pages; PDF.

FTC Releases 2017 Highlights & Stats/Data Infographic (via Federal Trade Commission)

The State of US Health, 1990-2016: Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Among US States (via IHME)
Multiple resources. Direct to highlights/news release.

U.S. Census Releases Women’s Earnings by Occupation Data For 2016

April 9, 2018

Budget and Economic Outlook: 2018 to 2028 (via CBO)
The Economic Outlook for 2018 to 2028 in 30 Slides (via CBO)

Iran: Country Analysis Brief (via Energy Information Agency)
Updated April 9, 2018.

Nearly Half of Corporate Giants Escape IRS Audit in 2017 (via TRAC/Syracuse U.)

New Map: Pro-Assad Coalition Posture In Syria – April 2018 (via Institute for the Study of War)

Wide Variation in Federal Defense Spending From State to State (via Pew Charitable Trusts)

April 8, 2018

Internal Revenue Service Data Book, 2017
86 pages; PDF.

April 7, 2018

France: The CNIL’s Guides to Security of Personal Data
24 pages; PDF. Commission Nationale de L’informatique (CNIL) is a French government regulatory organization.

Mass Attacks in Public Spaces 2017 (via U.S. Secret Service)
7 pages; PDF.

April 5, 2018

Assessing the U.S. Climate in March 2018 (via NCEI)

First Quarter Bankruptcy Filings Down 4 Percent from 2017, Commercial Chapter 11 Filings Increase 22 Percent (via ABI)

Roundup (March 2018) Roundup of U.S. Legal Proceedings Related to International Terrorism  “Extremism Tracker” (via GW University Program Program on Extremism) & Update (March 2018) of Islamic State Legal Cases in America (via GW University Program Program on Extremism)

March 31, 2018

An Analysis of Volunteering and Youth in the Americas (via International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC))

March 30, 2018

EIA Projects that U.S. Coal Demand Will Remain Flat for Several Decades (via Energy Information Administration

QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates For Drug Overdose, by Race/Ethnicity — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2015–2016 (via MMWR/CDC)

Trends in Hospital Emergency Department Visits by Age and Payer, 2006-2015 (via Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) 

March 29, 2018 

Census Bureau Submits Planned Questions for 2020 Census to Congress (via U.S. Census)

Indicators of School Crime and Safety: 2017 (via National Center for Education Statistics)

Locking Out Impaired Driving: Laws That Require Interlocks For All DUI Offenders Save Lives (via Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute)

Women and Girls in Emergencies (via CARE)

March 28, 2018 

America’s Most Popular Dog Breeds 2017 (via American Kennel Club)
Summary ||| Complete Rankings ||| Most Popular Breeds (by State) ||| Most Popular Breeds by City

Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report For 2016 and Federal Trade Commission Smokeless Tobacco Report For 2016

March 27, 2018

Health Insurance: One in Five Counties See Decrease in Uninsured Rate (via U.S. Census)
An interactive data and mapping tool is also available. 

New Data File: 2015–16 Schools Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) Public-Use Data Now Available (via National Center for Education Statistics)

SSOCS collects detailed information on crime-related topics from the perspective of schools, including the frequency of school crime and violence, disciplinary actions, the presence and activities of school security staff, and school practices related to the prevention and reduction of crime. More information on new and expanded topics available in the SSOCS:2016 data file can be found in an NCES blog, found here. A First Look report using SSOCS 2015–16 data was released in 2017 and can be found here.

With this release, researchers outside NCES will be able to generate estimates of their own.

March 26, 2018

IRS Referrals for Criminal Prosecution Reach New Low (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

March 25, 2018

Annual Report on Intercountry Adoptions (via U.S. State Department)

March 23, 2018

Opioid Painkiller Is Top Prescription In 11 States (via Kaiser Health News)
Graphic.

Public Transportation Fact Book (via American Public Transportation Association)
50 pages; 68th Edition; March 2018.

Top Markets for U.S. Agricultural Exports in 2017 (via USDA)

Top U.S. Agricultural Exports in 2017 (via USDA)

RIAA Releases 2017 Year-End Music Industry Revenue Report
4 pages; PDF.

March 22, 2018

2018 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) (via Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs/U.S. Department of State)

QuickStats: Percentage of Emergency Department Visits That Had an Opioid* Ordered or Prescribed, by Age Group — National Hospital Ambulatory Medical Care Survey, United States, 2006–2015 (via MMWR/CDC)

Statement on the State of the Global Climate in 2017 (via World Meteorological Organization)
Highlights/Video ||| Full Text (44 pages; PDF) ||| Previously Released Statements (1993-)

March 21, 2018

Global Report on Food Crises 2018 (World Food Programme via Reliefweb)
2 pages; PDF.

U.S. Tax Facts and Figures 2018: How Does Your State Compare? (via Tax Foundation)
Dataset and Apps also Available.

International Patent and Trademark Applications in 2017 (World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO))

March 19, 2018

Assessing the Global Climate in February 2018 (via NCEI)
Summary ||| Direct to Full Text

NATO: The Secretary General’s Annual Report 2017

PWC 2018 Global Consumer Insights Survey

Randstad Workmonitor Q1 2018 – Working at the Office Still Rules

Reviews of Migrant Education: The Resilience of Students with an Immigrant Background (via OECD) ||| Downloadable PDF Version

March 16, 2018

BTS Releases 2017 North American Freight Numbers ||| Direct to Data Files (.xls)

BTS Releases 2017 Annual U.S. Airline Traffic Data  ||| Direct to Data Files (.xls)

The Safety and Quality of Abortion Care in the United States (via National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine)
201 pages; PDF.

United Nations Security Council Panel of Experts Report on North Korea Sanction Violations
292 pages; PDF.

March 15, 2018

FAA Releases Aerospace Forecast Fiscal Years (FY) 2018-2038

Impact Of Disasters And Crises on Agriculture and Food Security 2017 (via FAO)
168 pages; PDF.

Three Decades of Consolidation in U.S. Agriculture (via ERS/USDA)
61 pages; PDF.

Map: Where Do Top-Earning Homeowners Live? Hint: Not in the Priciest Zip Codes (via Property Shark)

Quick-Stats: Age-Adjusted Percentages of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Are Current Regular Drinkers of Alcohol, by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin — National Health Interview Survey, 2016 (via MMWR/CDC)

U.S. Crude Oil Exports Increased and Reached More Destinations In 2017 (via EIA)

March 14, 2018

Empowering Women in the Digital Age: Where Do We Stand? (via OECD)
3
6 pages; PDF.

Inc. 5000 2018 Europe
Fastest growing companies in Europe.

Multi-Hazard Early Warning Systems: A Checklist (via WMO)

New Data: WIPO Reports Cybersquatting Cases Reach New Record in 2017

Civil Caseloads Vary Markedly for Federal Judges (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Some Federal Judges Handle An Inordinate Criminal Caseload (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

March 13, 2018

Bribery: TRACE Global Enforcement Report 2017
24 pages; PDF.

Members of the UK House of Commons Since 1979 (via UK House of Commons Library) ||| JSON Version

Share of Women in Occupations with Many Projected Openings, 2016–26 (Interactive Chart; via BLS)

Worldwide Threat Assessment (via Director of National Intelligence)
28 pages; PDF; March 6, 2018

March 12, 2018

Citizenship and Residency by Investment Schemes: Potential to Avoid
the Common Reporting Standard for Automatic Exchange of Information (via Tax Justice Network)

Islamic State’s English‐Language Magazines, 2014‐2017: Trends &
Implications For CT-CVE Strategic Communications
 (via International Centre for Counter-Terrorism)
48 pages; PDF.

Review of the Draft Fourth National Climate Assessment: Consensus Study Report (via NAS)

Trends in International Arms Transfers, 2017 (via SIPRI)
12 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: SIPRI Arms Transfers Database

Two New Guides From the Dept. of Homeland Security (DHS)

The two publications are the 2018 Cyber Security Division Portfolio
Guide and the 2018 Cyber Security Division Technology Guide. These
informational guides outline the scope of the S&T’s broad
cybersecurity research portfolio and provide insight into numerous R&D efforts that are at or nearing the transition phase, respectively.

March 10, 2018

New Briefing Doc: Russia’s 2018 Presidential Election Six More Years of Putin (via European Parliament Research Service)

Chart and Data File: Steel and Aluminum Imports (by State) and Article (via Brookings)
Also Available: “Details on Volume And Concentration Of Steel and Aluminum Imports by State Available” (.xls)

March 9, 2018

Fun Facts About Millennials: Comparing Expenditure Patterns From the Latest Through the Greatest Generation (via BLS)

Statistics Canada (Gov Agency) Releases February 2018 Crowdsourced Cannabis Prices

March 8, 2018

Annual Report: No Change In Overall Average Of Women In Parliaments Despite Increase In Percentage Of Seats Won By Women In The 2017 Parliamentary Elections Worldwide (via International Parliamentary Union)

The annual report provides an update and analysis of progress made and setbacks encountered by women in parliament further to elections and renewals held over a year. Produced every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March), it presents data on women in national parliaments, regional and world trends, information on women presiding officers and women candidates. It also analyses mechanisms aimed at supporting women’s access to parliament.

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot (via International Labour Organization)
14 pages; PDF.  News Release: Women Still Less Likely to be Active in the Labour Market than Men in Most of the World

March 7, 2018

Black Women in American Politics 2018 (via Center for Women and Politics/Rutgers University)
11 pages; PDF.

Evaluation of DHS’ Information Security Program for FY 2017 (via OIG/DHS)
34 pages; PDF.

Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review 2018 (via UNESCO)
69 pages; PDF.

Factsheet: Opioid Overdoses Treated in Emergency Departments (via CDC)
4 pages; PDF. ||| Additional Resources (Including Video and Infographic)

March 5, 2018

African Union Handbook 2018
244 pages; PDF.

New Infographics from Congressional Budget Office

Frontex (European Border And Coast Guard Agency) Publishes Risk Analysis For 2018
Full Text Report (pages; PDF) ||| News Release/Summary

Intellectual Property Rights Seizure Statistics Fiscal Year 2017 (via DHS)
22 pages; PDF. ||| Summary: Record Number of IPR Seizures in FY17 for CBP, ICE

March 4, 2018

Workshop Report: WHO SAID WHAT? The Security Challenges of Modern Disinformation (Canadian Security Intelligence Service)

March 2, 2018

Terror, Online And Off: Recent Trends In Islamic State Propaganda Operations (via War on the Rocks/Texas National Security System)

March 1, 2018

Roll Call “Wealth of Congress” Report (Net Worth of Each House and Senate Member)

Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Releases 2017 Annual Report (via DOD) ||| News Release
49 pages; PDF.

FTC Releases Consumer Sentinel Network Data Book 2017 (Annual Summary of Complaints Reported by Consumers)
97 pages; PDF.

February 28, 2018

School Safety Policies and Programs Administered by the U.S. Federal Government: 1990–2016 (Federal Research Division, Library of Congress via NCJRS)
161 pages; PDF.

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Anti-Semitism

Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Releases 2017 Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents in U.S.; 57% Increase in Incidents Over 2016

Aerospace/Aviation

FAA Administrator’s Fact Book
28 pages; PDF.

Banking

FDIC Annual Report 2017
204 pages; PDF.

Benefits
Has Enrollment in HSA-Eligible Health Plans Stalled? |||  Is Enrollment in HSA-Eligible Health Plans Growing or Not? (via EBRI)

Blockchain

Borders–United States

U.S. Border Crossing/Entry Data (via BTS)

The database shows the number of crossings into the U.S. through land ports on the Canadian and Mexican borders by personal vehicles, trucks, trains, buses, containers and pedestrians.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Trade and Travel Fiscal Year 2017 Report
Summary ||| Full Text Report (pages; PDF)

Census

Census Bureau Submits Planned Questions for 2020 Census to Congress (via U.S. Census)

China

Top 50 Chinese Global Brand Builders 2018 (via Kantar Millward Brown)
73 pages; PDF.

Cities

National League of Cities & Internet Association Release Report on the Impact of Internet Sector on Cities, Future Innovation |||PDF Version

Climate/Weather

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2018 (via NCEI)
Summary ||| Full Text Report ||| Global Temperature and Precipitation Maps ||| Additional “State of the Climate” Materials

Global Catastrophe Recap, January 2018 (via Aon Benfield)

Corruption/Money Laundering

Corruption Perceptions Index 2017 Shows High Corruption Burden in More Than Two-Thirds Of Countries (via Transparency International)
See Also: Financial Secrecy Index – 2018 Results (via Tax Justice Network)

Criminal Justice/Crime

Jail Inmates in 2016 (via Bureau of Justice Statistics)
Press Release  ||| Summary  ||| Full report  ||| Data File (.csv)

Multilateral Peace Operations and the Challenges of Organized Crime (via SIPRI)
16 pages; PDF.

Cybersecurity

2018 Internet Security Threat Report (via Symantec)
Executive Summary; Full Text Report and Additional Materials

Data Breach Trends – Year End 2017
(19 pages; PDF) & 2017 Vulnerability Trends (20 pages; PDF) (via both reports via Risked Based Security)

Global Malware Report 2017 (via Comodo Threat Research Labs)
51 pages; PDF.

IOT: Draft Interagency Report, NISTIR 8200, Summarizes International Efforts to Standardize Internet of Things Cybersecurity (via NIST)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text (187 pages; PDF)

Security and Privacy Assurance Research (SPAR) Pilot Final Report (via Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA))
See Also: Report Release Announcement via ODNI

https://www.symantec.com/content/dam/symantec/docs/reports/istr-23-executive-summary-en.pdf

Economy/Economics

New Data: Bureau of Economic Analysis Releases Prototype Statistics Re: Outdoor Recreation Economy

Unlocking the Gates: America’s New Creative Economy (via Re:Create Coalition)
99 pages; PDF.

Education

AP (Advanced Placement) Program Results: Class of 2017 (via The College Board)(U.S.)
Highlights ||| Overview ||| Additional Data/Resources

Data File: 2015–16 Schools Survey on Crime and Safety (SSOCS) Public-Use Data Now Available

Global Education Monitoring Report Gender Review 2018 (via UNESCO)
69 pages; PDF.

New Report Examines Future Trends in Enrollments, Teachers, High School Graduates and Expenditures

Trends in High School Dropout and Completion Rates 2014 (U.S) (via NCES)
Also Available: PDF Version (90 pages)

Employment/Labor

Engineers: Employment, Pay, and Outlook (via BLS)
8 pages; PDF.

Share of Women in Occupations with Many Projected Openings, 2016–26 (Interactive Chart; via BLS)

Women’s Participation in Selected Occupations Since 2000 (Infographic; via U.S. Census)

Women’s Earnings by Occupation (Infographic; via U.S. Census)

World Employment and Social Outlook: Trends for Women 2018 – Global Snapshot (via International Labour Organization)
14 pages; PDF.  News Release: Women Still Less Likely to be Active in the Labour Market than Men in Most of the World

Elections/Voting

Congressional Task Force on Election Security: Final Report
56 pages; PDF.

Election Security in All 50 States: Defending America’s Elections (via Center for American Progress)
Data/analysis for 50 states and DC; 245 pages; PDF.

Estimates of the U.S. Voting Age Population for 2017 (by State) (via U.S. Census/Federal Register)

Energy

Annual Energy Outlook 2018: With Predictions to 2050 (AEO2018) (via EIA)
74 pages; PDF.
Also available: PPT ||| Data Files ||| Interactive Table Viewer

BP Energy Outlook: 2017 Edition
PDF Version (125 pages; PDF) ||| Online Version ||| Data Files (.xlsx)

Firearms

Carrying Firearms In K-12 Schools: A Policy Snapshot (via National Conference on State Legislatures)

Government

Annual Report: No Change In Overall Average Of Women In Parliaments Despite Increase In Percentage Of Seats Won By Women In The 2017 Parliamentary Elections Worldwide (via International Parliamentary Union)

The annual report provides an update and analysis of progress made and setbacks encountered by women in parliament further to elections and renewals held over a year. Produced every year on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8 March), it presents data on women in national parliaments, regional and world trends, information on women presiding officers and women candidates. It also analyses mechanisms aimed at supporting women’s access to parliament.

Black Women in American Politics 2018 (via Center for Women and Politics/Rutgers University)
11 pages; PDF.

Hate Speech

Challenging Hate: Counter-Speech Practices in Europe (via ICSR)
44 pages; PDF

Health/Healthcare

2018 Global Health Care Outlook (via Deloitte)
32 pages; PDF

Analysis of Trends in the Prevalence of Cannabis Use in Canada, 1985 to 2015  ||| Data Tables Only (via Statistics Canada)

Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy: United States, 2016 (via NCHS/CDC)

How CBO and JCT Analyze Major Proposals That Would Affect Health Insurance Coverage (via CBO)
10 pages; PDF.

Key Barriers to Women’s Access To HIV Treatment: A Global Review (via UN Women; AVAC, ATHENA Network, Salamander Trust)
148 pages: PDF.

Learning from the Flint Water Crisis: Protecting the Public’s Health During a Financial Emergency (via Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Network for Public Health Law)

MADD Rates Every State’s Drunk Driving Laws (via Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text Report
Prevalence of Depression Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 2013–2016 (via NCHS/CDC) ||| PDF Version (8 pages; PDF)

Human Rights

2017/18: The State of the World’s Human Rights (via Amnesty International)
409 pages; PDF.

Immigration

Key Facts About U.S. Immigration Policies and Proposed Changes (via Pew Research)

Information Technology

Smartphone Visits are Becoming More Valuable (via Adobe Digital Insights)

Intellectual Property

European Patent Office Annual Report
Multiple Resources

Annual Intellectual Property Report to Congress (via United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator/White House)
169 pages; PDF.

Internet

Q4 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report (via Akamai)

Achieving Universal and Affordable Internet in the Least Developed Countries (via ITU)
128 pages; PDF.

E-Rate: Universal Service Monitoring Report 2017 (via FCC)

Law/Legal/Criminal Justice

Federal Penalties Imposed on Largest Corporations Plunged During Trump’s First Year (via Good Jobs First)

Global and Regional Trends in Women’s Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment (via The World Bank)
2o pages; PDF.

Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2016: A Criminal Justice Information Policy Report (via BJS)
132 pages; PDF.

IOT: Draft Interagency Report, NISTIR 8200, Summarizes International Efforts to Standardize Internet of Things Cybersecurity (via NIST)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text (187 pages; PDF)

Media

More Than 70% Of TV Viewing By Young Consumers Is From Sources Other Than Live Tv Or Livestreaming (via Parks Associates)

Production In Europe: Production Volume, Co-Production And Worldwide Circulation (via European Audiovisual Observatory)
66 pages; PDF.

Migration

Southwest Border Migration FY2018 (via DHS)

Military

U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases New Policy for Harassment Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces
Announcement ||| Full Text Document (23 pages; PDF)

U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at Military Service Academies (via US DOD)

Special Operations (U.S. Army Doctrine Publication)
28 pages; PDF. (January 2018; No. 3-05)

North Korea

Sanctions Risks Related to North Korea’s Shipping Practices (via U.S. Dept. of Treasury)
10 pages; PDF.

Philanthropy

Canada: Charitable Donors, 2016 (via Statistics Canada)

Charitable Giving Report: How Fundraising Performed in 2017 (via Blackbaud Institute)

Population–United States

UPDATED DATA: Characteristics of Same-Sex Couple Households: 2005 to Present (via U.S. Census)

This table package showing household characteristics of opposite-sex and same-sex couples has been updated with statistics from the 2016 American Community Survey.

The tables show age of householder and partner, race of householder, interracial couples, labor force participation, educational attainment, presence of children, household income, and homeownership. The statistics include the number of same-sex couples, including those reported as spouses and as unmarried partners by sex of the partners.

Real Estate

Current Population Survey/Housing Vacancy Survey Annual Statistics: 2017 (via U.S. Census)
Data files. “Rental and homeowner vacancy rates, homeownership rates and characteristics of units available for rent for the United States, regions, states and the 75 largest metropolitan statistical areas.”

The Most Expensive Zip Codes in Massachusetts (via PropertyShark)

Renting Landscape in 30 Countries Around the World (via RentCafe.com)

Reference

Canada: National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.1 Published (via Statistics Canada)

Russia

At-A-Glance: Kremlin Trolls In The US Presidential Election (via European Parliament Research Service)
2 pages; PDF. 

Treasury Releases CAATSA Reports, Including on Senior Foreign Political Figures and Oligarchs in the Russian Federation  (via U.S. Treasury)
Full Text Report via FT.com ||| via PublicIntelligence.net
9 pages; PDF.

Safety

School Safety Policies and Programs Administered by the U.S. Federal Government: 1990–2016 (Federal Research Division, Library of Congress via NCJRS)
161 pages; PDF.

Social Media

How Black Twitter and Other Social Media Communities Interact with Mainstream News (via Knight Foundation)

“Social Media Use in 2018″  (via Pew Research Center Releases)

Syria

“ISIS/Daesh: What Now for the Military Campaign in Iraq and Syria?” (via UK House of Commons Library)
17 pages. PDF

New Map: Pro-Assad Coalition Posture In Syria – April 2018 (via Institute for the Study of War)

The Travelers: American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq (via GWU Program on Extremism) 
116 pages; PDF.

Tax

Tax Challenges Arising from Digitalisation –Interim Report 2018 (via OECD)

Terrorism

The Challenge Of Returning and Relocating Foreign Terrorist Fighters: Research Perspectives (via CTED)

Terrorism: Asia Threat Overview (via Special Warfare/U.S. Army)
Pages 11-14.

Terrorism, Diplomacy, and State Communications (via ICCT-The Hague)

Threats

Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community (via Office of National Intelligence)
22 pages; PDF.

Traffic

Inrix Global Traffic Congestion Rankings 2017 (Cities and Roads, U.S. and Global Rankings)
Summary/Charts ||| Complete Report (Interactive Resource

State Strategies to Reduce Highway and Traffic Fatalities and Injuries: A Road Map (via National Governors Association)
3
6 pages; PDF.

Pedestrian Traffic Fatalities by State: Preliminary Data by State (via Governors Highway Safety Association)
38 pages; PDF.

United States

GAO Testimony: Personnel Security Clearances: Additional Actions Needed to Implement Key Reforms and Improve Timely Processing of Investigations
17 pages; PDF.

Ukraine

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures Ukraine (via Council of Europe)
219 pages; PDF.

Washington (State)

State of Washington Data Book (via Washington Office of Financial Management)
268 pages; PDF.

Wealth

Global Wealth 2017 (via Credit Suisse) ||| Data Tables

Women

Empowering Women in the Digital Age: Where Do We Stand? (via OECD)
3
6 pages; PDF.

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Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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