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Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2018
This year's "America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being" continues more than a decade of dedication and collaboration by agencies across the Federal Government to advance our understanding of our Nation's children and what may be needed to bring them a better tomorrow. "America's Children in Brief, 2018"…
Descriptors: Crime, Well Being, Birth Rate, High School Graduates
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2017
This report is a compendium of indicators about our Nation's young people. The report, the 20th produced by the Forum, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives. These indicators are drawn from the most reliable Federal statistics, are easily understood by broad audiences, are objectively based on substantial research,…
Descriptors: Well Being, Child Health, Family Environment, Social Environment
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2016
Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has published a report on the well-being of children and families. The "America's Children" series provides accessible compendiums of indicators drawn across topics from the most reliable official statistics; it is designed to complement other more…
Descriptors: Crime, Well Being, Birth Rate, High School Graduates
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2015
The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics' primary mission is to enhance data collection and reporting on children and families. "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2015" provides the Nation with a summary of national indicators of children's well-being and monitors changes in these indicators.…
Descriptors: Well Being, Social Indicators, Children, National Surveys
Cook, Traci; Kappeler, Evelyn; Ellis, Renee; Kominski, Robert; Cooper, Alexia; Smith, Erica; Donoghue, Brecht; Whitestone, Yuko; Snyder, Tom; Aud, Susan; Williamson, Lisa; Henderson, Steve; Steffen, Barry; Madans, Jennifer; Lukacs, Susan; Pastor, Patricia; Goldstrom, Ingrid; Han, Beth; Bures, Regina; Chamberlain, Seth; Despain, Jason; Chadwick, Laura; Park, Jennifer – Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2014
The well-being of young adults in the United States today remains an area of key interest to the public and policy-makers alike. This age group faces the well-known challenges of achieving financial and social independence while forming their own households at a time of greater economic uncertainty than in the past. Better understanding of the…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Individual Needs, Achievement, Well Being
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2014
The Forum, a collaboration of 22 Federal government agencies involved in research and activities related to children and families, was founded in 1994 and formally established in April 1997 under Executive Order No. 13045. The mission of the Forum is to foster coordination and collaboration and to enhance and improve consistency in the collection…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Well Being, Social Indicators
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2013
The Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics' primary mission is to enhance data collection and reporting on children and families. "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2013" provides the Nation with a summary of national indicators of children's well-being and monitors changes in these indicators.…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescents, Well Being, Social Indicators
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2012
Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has published a report on the well-being of children and families. Pending data availability, the Forum updates all 41 indicators annually on its Web site (http://childstats.gov) and alternates publishing a detailed report, "America's Children: Key National…
Descriptors: Crime, Well Being, Birth Rate, High School Graduates
Cook, Traci; Blachman, Dara; Dye, Jane; Macartney, Suzanne; Lukacs, Susan; Howie, LaJeana; Kena, Grace; Sonnenberg, William; Axelrad, Daniel; Steffen, Barry; Truman, Jennifer; Cotto, Jessica; Jekielek, Susan; Mueggenborg, Mary; Coleman-Jensen, Alisha; Denton, Stephanie; Avenevoli, Shelli; Singleton, James; Knighton, Cindi; Han, Beth; O'Connell, Kellie; Guenther, Patricia; Hiza, Hazel; Kuczynski, Kevin; Koegel, Kristin; Radel, Laura – Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2011
"America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being, 2011" is a compendium of indicators depicting both the promises and the challenges confronting our Nation's young people. The report, the 15th in an ongoing series, presents 41 key indicators on important aspects of children's lives. These indicators are drawn from the most…
Descriptors: Adoption, Social Indicators, Social Environment, Physical Environment
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2010
Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has published a report on the well-being of children and families. The Forum's signature report, "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being," provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across…
Descriptors: Well Being, Health Insurance, Birth Rate, Social Environment
Blachman, Dara; Laughlin, Lynda; Lukacs, Susan; Pastor, Patricia; Howie, LaJeana; Sonnenberg, William; Axelrad, Daniel; Steffen, Barry; Baum, Katrina; Lopez, Marsha; Jekielek, Susan; Nord, Mark; Morisi, Teri; Avenevoli, Shelli; Singleton, James; Colpe, Lisa; Fungwe, Thomas; Ghandour, Reem – Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2009
"America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being" provides annual updates on the well-being of children and families in the United States across a range of domains. A more detailed report alternates every other year with a condensed version that highlights selected indicators. This year, the Forum is publishing the full report…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Well Being, Social Environment, Physical Environment
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2008
Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics has published a report on the well-being of children and families. This Brief highlights selected indicators from the more detailed report, which were chosen because they are easy to understand; are based on substantial research connecting them to child well-being;…
Descriptors: Children, Social Environment, Physical Environment, Well Being
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2007
This document is a compendium of indicators--drawn from the most reliable official statistics--illustrative of both the promises and the difficulties confronting our Nation's young people. The report summarizes 38 key indicators of child well-being and monitors changes in these indicators. The 38 indicators depict the well-being of children in the…
Descriptors: Social Indicators, Physical Environment, Well Being, Social Environment
Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2006
Each year since 1997, the Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics (Forum) has published "America's Children: Key National Indicators of Well-Being," a report that includes detailed information on the well-being of children and families. This Brief highlights selected indicators from the more detailed report, which were…
Descriptors: Family Characteristics, Well Being, Social Indicators, Statistical Data
Godiwalla, Shara; Schechter, Susan; Simmons, Tavia; Lukacs, Susan; Rooney, Patrick; Axelrad, Daniel; Hawkins, Belinda; Steffen Barry; Harlow, Caroline; Campbell, Jessica; Goldstein, Naomi; Von Ins, Tracy; Morisi, Teri; Wilkinson, Larry – Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics, 2005
This report provides the Nation with a summary of national indicators of child well-being and monitors changes in these indicators over time. In addition to providing data in an easy-to-use, non-technical format, the purpose of the report is to stimulate discussions among policymakers and the public, exchanges between data providers and policy…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Family Characteristics, Well Being, Social Indicators