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ProQuest statistical abstract of the United States : 2015

Author: ProQuest (Firm); United States. Bureau of the Census.; United States. Economics and Statistics Administration.
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Bernan Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Since 1878, this publication has provided a statistical portrait of social, political, and economic conditions of the United States" and includes thousands of tables from hundreds of sources and valuable, detailed bibliographic documentation.
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Material Type: Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: ProQuest (Firm); United States. Bureau of the Census.; United States. Economics and Statistics Administration.
ISBN: 9781598887297 1598887297
OCLC Number: 898034099
Notes: Issued December 2014.
Includes index.
Chiefly tables.
Awards: Winner of Best Reference 2012
Winner of Outstanding Academic Title 2013
Winner of A Core Collections Star Title 2013
Description: xvi, 1024 pages : maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface --
New and deleted tables --
Guide to tabular presentation --
Section 1: Population: --
Estimates and projection 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 --
Food consumption, nutrition --
Section 4: Education: --
Overview: All levels of education --
School readiness --
Primary and secondary schools --
Higher education --
School crime and safety --
Libraries --
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 --
Campaign finances --
Section 8: State And Local Government Finances And Employment: --
Governmental units --
Aid to state and local governments --
State and local governments --
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 vehicle registrations and fuel consumption --
Motor vehicle accidents --
Urban transit and commuting --
Trucks, railroads, and pipelines --
Postal service --
Section 24: 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 liabilities --
Financial institutions --
Payment instruments, credit and debit cards --
Consumer credit, mortgage debt --
Money stock, interest rates --
Stocks and bonds, equity ownership, mutual 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 --
Appendix 1: Guide to sources of statistics, state statistical abstracts, and foreign statistical abstracts --
Appendix 2: Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas: concepts, components, and population --
Appendix 3: Limitations of the data --
Appendix 4: Weights and measures --
Index.
Other Titles: Statistical abstract of the United States
National Data Book
Responsibility: ProQuest Staff.

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"Since 1878, this publication has provided a statistical portrait of social, political, and economic conditions of the United States" and includes thousands of tables from hundreds of sources and valuable, detailed bibliographic documentation.
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