When the government releases new data—or when we go digging for hard-to-find, interesting information—you’ll find the resulting reports here. The Census Bureau, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Congressional Budget Office, and more: we provide bias-free context and visuals to help you understand the latest from these agencies. USAFacts is always digging into data, so check back often for new reports.
While life expectancy is a projection, the average age of death and death rates are not. The latest government data for these two measures supports the conclusion that US health is decreasing.
As of 2018, the foreign-born population comprises 14% of the US population, more than double their 6% share in 1980.
The federal government has counted the Native American population in various ways throughout the years. Recent data shows how the demographic is growing.
Ten candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination met on an Atlanta stage yesterday to make their case. And as we at USAFacts like to say, debates should be grounded in facts. Here are reports related to five key topics to shed more light on the latest debate.
Transportation & Infrastructure
Data on more than seven million commercial domestic flights between Oct. 1, 2018 to Sept. 30, 2019, shows that the average flight within the US arrives at the gate 14 minutes after a scheduled arrival. How does your home airport fare?
Government-sponsored child care is getting more national attention because of Democrats on the 2020 campaign trail. How does the government support child care?
State of the Facts
Americans agree that facts should be accurate, transparent, and based on data. However, they disagree about which sources of information to trust. These findings come from our 2019 State of the Facts Poll, conducted in conjunction with The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
State of the Facts
The 2019 State of the Facts Poll examines Americans’ perceptions of what constitutes a fact, their ability to understand facts, and their use and trust of government sources.
America has grown wealthier since the Great Recession. But that growth has been uneven.
With the Supreme Court considering whether the Trump administration’s proposed end to the program is legal, here is a data-focused look at the program aimed at allowing undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children to stay and work in the United States.