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May 31, 2022 Greenhouse Gases Total emissions and Total emissions per Capita RAND State Statistics recently expanded and updated its Greenhouse Gases database, containing Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for all U.S. states and territories from 1990 to the present. Data is available by gas and source or by IPCC sector; emissions are reported in million metric tons, and per capita emissions are reported in metric tons. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
May 18, 2022 Bankruptcies Filings Fall in Fourth Quarter of 2021 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Bankruptcy and Bankruptcy database from 1996 to the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2021, reporting the number of bankruptcies by type (i.e., chapter of the bankruptcy code) and the rate per 1,000 population. Here are some highlights. Read More...
May 11, 2022 Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions RAND State Statistics recently updated its Global Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions database, reporting Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions from fossil-fuel burning, cement production, and gas flaring by country and source. Global per capita emissions rates are based on population data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Feb 13, 2022 U.S. Child Poverty Rate Fell From 2019-2020 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Children & Families in Poverty database, containing the estimated number of persons and children ages 0-18, 0-4, and 5-17 in poverty.  Estimates are not direct counts or from surveys, but a result of modeling income and poverty estimates by combining survey data with population estimates and administrative records.  Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Feb 02, 2022 U.S. Births Drop Sharply From 2019 to 2020 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Births database, reporting counts of live births occurring within the United States by state, county, child's gender and weight, mother's race, mother's age, mother's education, gestation period, and prenatal care. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Jan 24, 2022 U.S. Death Rates by Cause Rise Sharply From 2019-2020 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Death by Cause database, reporting the number of deaths, crude death rates, and age-adjusted death rates in the U.S., states, and all counties by International Classification of Disease, Version 10 (ICD-10) Chapters and Sub-chapters. The most common causes of death by ICD Chapter are diseases of the circulatory system (31% in the latest year); neoplasms, or cancers (24%); external causes of morbidity and mortality (8%), mental and behavioral disorders (6%), and diseases of the nervous system (6%). See ICD-10 for a complete descriptions of cause of death categories.  Read More...
Jan 07, 2022 U.S. Cancer Rates by Race RAND State Statistics recently updated its Cancer by Race database, providing cancer incidence data, crude rates, and age-adjusted rates by race for the United States and most states. It includes the leading cancers reported by the CDC. Crude rates indicate the number of cases reported each calendar year per 100,000 population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted averages of the age-specific (crude) rates, where the weights are the proportions of persons in the corresponding age groups of a standard million population. See CDC for more details. Read More...
Jan 06, 2022 Average U.S. Per Pupil Spending Increases Over Last Decade RAND State Statistics recently updated its Per Pupil Spending database, containing expenditures per student, based on total expenditure and reported fall enrollment as submitted by state education agencies in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It excludes Regional Occupational Program (ROP), Regional Educational Service Agency (RESA), Vocational, (AVC), Regional Education Service Centers, and similar school types. Here are some of the highlights. Read More...
Dec 30, 2021 U.S. Cancer Rates Fall Slightly Since 2014 RAND State Statistics recently updated its Cancer All Types database, providing comprehensive cancer incidence data, crude rates, and age-adjusted rates. Crude rates indicate the number of cases reported each calendar year per 100,000 population. Age-adjusted rates are weighted averages of the age-specific (crude) rates, whe