ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States 2018 : The National Data Book / ProQuest Staff
Book | Bernan Press, an imprint of The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inciroirated | 2017 | Sixth edition.
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Edition
Sixth edition.
Description
xiv, 1016 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm.
Note
Issued December 2017.
Chiefly tables.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Section 1: Population
Estimates and projections by age, sex, race, and Hispanic origin -- States, metropolitan areas, cities -- Mobility status -- Profiles of elderly, racial, and Hispanic-origin populations -- Native and foreign-born populations -- Immigration -- Ancestry, languages -- Marital status and households -- Religion
Section 2: Births, Deaths, Marriages, and Divorces
Births -- Sexuality and family planning -- Life expectancy -- Deaths -- Marriages and divorces
Section 3: Health and Nutrition
National Health Expenditure Accounts -- Medicare, Medicaid, and SCHIP -- Health Insurance -- Healthcare industry revenue and employment -- Hospitals and healthcare utilization -- Health measures -- Health measures, children -- Food consumption, nutrition
Section 4: Education
Overview, All level of education -- School readiness -- Primary and secondary schools -- Higher education -- Libraries -- School crime and safety
Section 5: Law enforcement, Courts, and Prisons
Crimes and crime rates -- Law enforcement and arrests -- Courts -- Juveniles, child abuse -- Prisoners and inmates -- Fire departments and property losses
Section 6: Geography and Environment
Land and water -- Air quality -- Municipal hazardous waste -- Weather -- Conservation
Section 7: Elections
Voter registration and vote results -- Elected officials -- Campaign finances
Section 8: State and Local Government Finances and Employment
Governmental units -- Aid to state and local governments -- State and local governments -- State government finances -- Local government finances -- Employment and payroll
Section 9: Federal Government Finances and Employment
Budget receipts, outlays, debt -- Income taxes -- Federal employment, payroll, and facilities
Section 10: National Security and Veterans Affairs
National defense outlays, expenditures, personnel -- Military manpower -- Military sales and assistance -- Veterans -- Homeland security
Section 11: Social Insurance and Human Services
Government transfer payments -- Social security, retirement funds, and other income assistance -- Federal food programs and family assistance -- Child care, child support -- Social services providers
Section 12: Labor Force, Employment, and Earnings
Labor force status -- Occupations and employment projections -- Unemployment -- Establishments -- Compensation and hours worked -- Benefits -- Injuries -- Union membership
Section 13: Income, Expenditures, Poverty, and Wealth
Gross domestic product -- Personal and household income -- Consumer expenditures -- Money income -- Poverty status -- Wealth
Section 14: Prices
Consumer price index -- Cost of living index -- Producer price index
Section 15: Business Enterprise
Sole proprietors, partnerships, corporations -- Establishments, employees, payroll -- Firms, births, deaths, expansions, and contractions -- Women- and minority-owned businesses -- Bankruptcy, patents -- Investment, capital expenditures -- Economic indicators -- Corporate profits -- Multinationals
Section 16: Science and Technology
Research and Development funds, outlays -- Science and engineering degrees -- Science and Engineering Employment -- Space program
Section 17: Agriculture
Farms and farmland -- Farm balance sheet, income -- Agricultural exports and imports -- Crops, livestock
Section 18: Forestry, Fishing, and Mining
Natural resource-related industries -- Timber, lumber -- Fishery -- Mining, minerals, and energy resources
Section 19: Energy and Utilities
Energy production, consumption -- Energy expenditures and trade -- Crude oil -- Nuclear -- Renewable energy -- Electric power -- Gas and other utilities
Section 20: Construction and Housing
Construction industry indicators -- Home sales and prices -- Housing supply -- Housing occupancy and tenure -- Home improvements -- Nonresidential construction
Section 21: Manufactures
Manufacturing summary -- Hours and earnings of production workers -- Shipments, inventories, new orders, and finances -- Industry reports by subject and subsector
Section 22: Wholesale and Retail Trade
Wholesale trade -- Retail trade
Section 23: Transportation
Transportation system -- Air transportation -- Water transportation and port traffic -- Highways -- Motor vehicles registrations and fuel consumption -- Motor vehicle accidents -- Urban transit and commuting -- Trucks, railroads, and pipelines -- Postal service
Section 24: Information and Communication
Information industries -- Publishing, newspapers, books, and online -- Recording media and broadcasting -- Telecommunications -- Internet access and use -- Libraries
Section 25: Banking, Finance, and Insurance
Establishments, receipts -- Flow of funds, financial assets, and liabilties -- Financial institutions -- Payment instruments, credit and debit cards -- Consumer credit, mortage debt -- Money stock, interests rates -- Stocks and bonds, equity ownership, mutal funds -- Insurance and real estate
Section 26: Arts, Recreation, and Travel
Employees, establishments, and payroll -- Performing arts -- Leisure activities -- Sports -- Parks and wildlife activities -- Travel
Section 27: Accommodation, Food Services, and Other Services
Section 28: Foreign Commerce and Aid
International transactions -- Foreign investments -- Foreign grants and credits -- Exports and imports
Section 29: Puerto Rico and the Island Areas
Section 30: International Statistics
World population, vital statistics -- Economic measures -- Labor force -- Agriculture -- Energy and environment -- Technology -- Finance -- Security and terrorism
Appendix I: Guide to Sources of Statistics, State Statistical Abstracts, and Foreign Statistical Abstracts
Appendix II: Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: Concepts, Components, and Population
Appendix III: Limitations of the Data
Appendix IV: Weights and Measures
Summary
Overview: Published annually by the Federal Government since 1878, The Statistical Abstract of the United States is the best-known statistical reference publication in the country, and perhaps, the world. You'll find it behind nearly every reference desk in U.S. libraries as the authoritative go-to source. Librarians value the Statistical Abstract as both an answer book and a guide to statistical sources. As a carefully selected collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic conditions of the United States, it is a snapshot of America and its people. In the spring of 2011, the Census Bureau announced that the edition that year would be the last one produced at government expense. Despite protests from librarians and journalists and despite petitions to Congress, the Census Bureau unit that published the Statistical Abstract was eliminated in November. Its elimination resulted not from a decline in the popularity or perceived value of statistical compilations, but from the need to reduce agency spending while supporting new and existing data collection efforts. ProQuest and Bernan have now taken on responsibility for updating and releasing this publication, the most used statistical reference tool in libraries. We bring to this task ProQuest's 35 years of experience acquiring, abstracting, and indexing Federal Government statistical publications and tables and Bernan's 60 years of providing libraries with essential government publications and quality service. The Statistical Abstract print edition resembles the Census version that users know and love, plus more with: Thousands of tables from hundreds of sources and valuable, detailed bibliographic documentation.
180.00 SOC SCI (99-SSC-9)
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United States. Bureau of the Census.
United States. Economics and Statistics Administration.
Added Title
Statistical Abstract of the United States, 2018
Cover Title
National Data Book
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