Immigrant Women Lead Recent Drop in U.S. Births and Birth Rates
A new Pew Research Center report concludes that the decline in birth rates and number of births from 2007 to 2010 was led by immigrant women. Overall birth rates declined 8% during this period, but birth rates for immigrant women plunged 14%. Overall numbers of births declined 7% from 2007 to 2010, but births to immigrant mothers fell by 13%. Despite these decreases, foreign-born mothers still account for a disproportionate share of births–23% in 2010, greater than the 17% share of women of childbearing age who are immigrants.
U.S. Birth Rate Falls to a Record Low; Decline Is Greatest Among Immigrants
The U.S. birth rate dipped in 2011 to the lowest ever recorded, led by a plunge in births to immigrant women since the onset of the Great Recession. The overall U.S. birth rate, which is the annual number of births per 1,000 women in the prime childbearing ages of 15 to 44, declined 8% from […]
Storify: Asian Americans
Video: The Rise of Asian Americans
Panel discussion on the Pew Research Center’s Asian Americans survey featuring Elaine Chao, Neera Tanden, Benjamin Wu, Karthick Ramakrishnan and Tritia Toyota.
The Rise of Asian Americans
Asian Americans are more satisfied than the general public with their lives, finances and the direction of the country, according to a comprehensive new nationwide survey by the Pew Research Center.
How Much Did the Foreign-Born Population Grow?
How much did the U.S. foreign-born population grow from 2009 to 2010? According to the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey, the number grew by 1.5 million, or 4%. But a new Pew Hispanic Center analysis concludes that the growth was markedly lower.
Changing Pattern of Mexican-American Population Growth
A new report from the Pew Hispanic Center shows that births now surpass immigration as the major source of Mexican-American population growth.
FAQs about Hispanics and Immigrants from the American Community Survey
The Pew Hispanic Center has updated its statistical profile of U.S. Hispanics, using data from the 2009 American Community Survey.
New Unauthorized Immigration Estimates for the U.S.
The average annual inflow of unauthorized immigrants to the United States was nearly two-thirds smaller in the March 2007 to March 2009 period than it had been from March 2000 to March 2005.
How Many Undocumented Immigrants?
The Census Bureau does not ask U.S. residents for their immigration status when they are counted in the 2010 Census or other population surveys.