All Things CensusNovember 30, 2010

International Census News

This is a major year for census-taking around the world.The five largest nations (China, India, the United States, Indonesia and Brazil) are counting their populations in 2010, as are numerous others. Here are links to some recent census news from other nations: The Mexican census has produced its first results, a population count of 112.3 […]

Media MentionsNovember 29, 2010

Who needs marriage? Kids do

Boston Herald

Media MentionsNovember 24, 2010

College students’ debt shows dramatic growth

The Kansas City Star

ReportsNovember 23, 2010

The Rise of College Student Borrowing

Graduates who received a bachelor’s degree in 2008 borrowed 50% more than their counterparts who graduated in 1996, while graduates who earned an associate’s degree or undergraduate certificate in 2008 borrowed more than twice what their counterparts in 1996 had borrowed.

All Things CensusNovember 22, 2010

Migration Ups and Downs

Net migration–the number of people who move into a place minus the number who move out–can reflect local economic conditions, but a new analysis of population loss in rural areas finds that other factors also can play a role.

Media MentionsNovember 19, 2010

Pew Research Takes on Marriage

Huffington Post

All Things CensusNovember 18, 2010

Marriage and Family: Data and Attitudes

A report from the center’s Social & Demographic Trends project, “The Decline of Marriage and Rise of New Families,” finds that nearly four-in-ten Americans (39%) say that marriage is becoming obsolete.

ReportsNovember 18, 2010

The Decline of Marriage And Rise of New Families

The pre-eminent family unit of the mid-20th century—mom, dad and the kids—no longer has the stage to itself. A variety of new arrangements have emerged, giving rise to a broader and evolving definition of what constitutes a family.

ReportsNovember 18, 2010

Interactive: The Changing American Family

Interactive charts that show trends related to marriage, children and household composition from 1960 thru 2008.

Media MentionsNovember 9, 2010

Paying a high price for no job

The Irish Times