ERIC Number: ED374943
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
California Latina/Latino Demographic Data Book. A Policy Research Program Report.
Gey, Fredric C.; And Others
This report presents demographic data on California's Latino population. Data sources include census reports from 1980 and 1990; the 1990 Annual Demographic File; the 1990 and 1988 Voter Supplements; and the 1988 Fertility, Birth Expectation, and Immigration Study. The report includes the following information: (1) general demographic statistics regarding Latinos in California and the United States, including the number and proportion of Latinos within the California population and cross-tabulations by age and gender, as well as cross-tabulations by both race and Latino ethnicity; (2) geographic distribution and living arrangements of California Latinos, including where Latinos live within the state on both a county and city level, whether they rent or own, and size and type of household; (3) educational attainment of California's Latino population (overall, for Latino subgroups, and in comparison with other racial and ethnic groups), including statistics for current school enrollment, language skills, and primary language spoken at home; (4) economic variables such as occupation, employment, income, and poverty rates, with details on unskilled workers and farm laborers; (5) comparisons between citizen and noncitizen Latinos and citizens of other racial groups on variables such as age, gender, education, occupation, housing tenure, and area of residence; (6) voter registration; and (7) comparisons among immigrant populations in Latino and non-Latino racial categories. Includes numerous tables and a summary that was published separately. (LP)
Descriptors: Census Figures, Citizenship, Demography, Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Employment Level, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Higher Education, Housing, Immigrants, Income, Mexican American Education, Mexican Americans, Population Distribution, Poverty, Socioeconomic Status, Voting
California Policy Seminar, 2020 Milvia Street, Suite 412, Berkeley, CA 94704 ($12; add $3 for first class; check payable to UC Regents).
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. California Policy Seminar.
Identifiers - Location: California