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American poverty fell in 2018 but more lack health insurance – U.S. Census

Sep 11, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Data show government health coverage intended for the poorest Americans weakened in 2018, notably affecting large numbers of children

Trump calls for U.S. census delay after Supreme Court defeat

Jun 28, 2019 - 8:09 AM

Held only once every 10 years, the US census is instrumental in apportioning some $675 billion in federal funding to states and cities

US CENSUS.  In this file photo taken on April 23, 2019, demonstrators rally at the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, to protest a proposal to add a citizenship question in the 2020 Census. Photo Mandel Ngan/AFP

Global elderly population exploding – US report

Mar 29, 2016 - 4:45 PM

More than 600 million people worldwide are 65 years old or above says the US Census Bureau

epa05061835 A Chinese elderly patient walks with the help of a walking aid in a corridor of Songtang Hospice nursing home in Beijing, China, 07 December 2015 (issued 09 Dec). East Asia, led by China, is rapidly aging and has the world's largest share of the aging population ages 65 and over, or 211 million people, according to a new World Bank report released on 09 December 2015. At more than a third of the global population, the fast graying population will result in a significant reduction in adult work force and have vast implications on the economic growth and public services of the region. China alone will incur a net loss of 90 million workers by 2040 according to the report. EPA/HOW HWEE YOUNG

Guard shot dead at US Census Bureau

Apr 10, 2015 - 11:23 AM

UPDATED The US Census Bureau guard who was shot is now dead He was earlier in extremely critical condition after being shot at least once in his upper body

CENSUS BUREAU SHOOTING. Law enforcement vehicles gather at an entrance of the US Census Bureau headquarters, where an armed man who, according to authorities, shot a security guard at a gate of the facility, in Suitland, Maryland, USA, 09 April 2015. Photo by Drew Angerer/EPA

In US, Asian immigrants better off than whites - study

Jun 26, 2013 - 1:47 PM

Study: Asian immigrants tend to live in highly segregated enclaves in the United States and their income level is often higher than that of white Americans

File photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Census data points to US becoming a nation of minorities

Dec 13, 2012 - 9:24 AM

The United States will become a nation of minorities in 2043 when whites will cease to make up the majority of the population the US Census Bureau said Wednesday

U.S. citizenship candidate Ricardo Barrera, 8, takes the oath of citizenship as his father Ricardo Barrera (L), mother Reina Barrera and his sister Ashley, 1, look on during a naturalization ceremony at the Los Angeles Central Library on September 19, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

White births in US no longer in majority: report

May 17, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Minority races Hispanics blacks and Asians and other mixed races accounted for 50 4 percent of births over the year to July accounting for a majority for the first time in US history