Canada released some additional 2011 Census numbers this week. They include statistics on a variety of demographics, including rises in same-sex marriages and common-law relationships. When it comes to numbers relating to the “childless” a little dissection is needed, as well as reaction to some media commentary. Check it out. Continue reading “Canadians: Taking a Closer Look at New Childless Census Data”
I recently saw a stat that surprised me in the TIME article, “Living Alone is the New Norm.” Latest 2011 U.S. Census data tell us that 28% of Americans live alone. That number means they are now “tied with childless couples as the most prominent residential type.” The meaning of “Childless” here includes … Continue reading “What The Childfree & Living Solo Have in Common”
Pew Research Center has a new survey report out that details the impact of the recent recession on the attitudes of a generation of mostly 20- and 30-somethings. Check it out.. Continue reading “New Pew Research Center Survey on 20 & 30 Somethings”
By now, most people have heard of the term “DINKs,” or “double income no kids.” The term started to be more commonly used about a decade ago. When it comes to the “income” part, couples with no kids don’t have all the expenses that come with raising kids, so they should have more disposable cash, right? Take a closer look…
Here’s more from the U.S. Census newly released report, “Fertility of American Women.” Data was collected from three million households in 2008.
My last post spoke to data on women with no children. Here are some numbers I found interesting regarding women who are having children in our country:
The U.S. Census released a new report this month, “Fertility of American Women.” It used data collected from American women in 2008.
It looks at fertility patterns from a number of different angles, but I want to start with data on women with no children. I’ll do a Part II with interesting data highlights on women with children.
But first, the latest on childless stats: Continue reading “Hot off the Press: Latest Childless Data from the U.S. Census”
And the last area from Pew Research’s latest study on women and childlessness: Comparing childless women with those who have borne children. The study looked at differences in marriage, education, and race. “There are dramatic differences by marital status .. Continue reading “New Data on Childlessness Part V: Comparing Childless Women with Mothers”
On to Part IV of new data on the numbers of childless women put out by the Pew Research Center, (based mainly on combined 2006-2008 data from the June fertility supplement of the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey). Next: marital status.
Pew breaks women into the “ever married” category to include those who are married now or at some point in the past, and those who have never been married. There’s some interesting results for each… Continue reading “New Data on Childlessness Part IV: Marital Status”
Now on to Part III regarding new data on the numbers of childless women put out by the Pew Research Center, (based mainly on combined 2006-2008 data from the June fertility supplement of the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey). Next: Race and Ethnicity.
In 1998, a census study reported that percent of childlessness for white and black women aged 40-44 that had ever been married was.. Continue reading “New Data on Childlessness Part III: Race & Ethnicity”
Continuing from Part I on with new data on the numbers of childless women put out by the Pew Research Center, (based mainly on combined 2006-2008 data from the June fertility supplement of the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey), let’s look at specific results on the education variable, which includes some interesting trends. Continue reading “New Data on Childlessness Part II: Education”