Child Trends DataBank
|Year Project Began:||2002|
|Year of Last Input:||2016|
|Last Updated:||Jul 28 2017|
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Geographic ScopeState/Province, National, Global
Issue AreasChildren & Youth, Education, Employment, Health & Wellbeing, Population, Poverty, Social, Civic Engagement
The Child Trends DataBank is a one-stop source for the latest national trends and research on over 100 key indicators of child and youth well-being.
The DataBank Delivers
• Continuously updated trend data with the latest national estimates for all indicators.
• Plain-language reporting on trends and population subgroup differences informed by existing research.
• Color graphics and tables that can be downloaded directly into reports and presentations.
• PDF files for each indicator containing text, graphics, and tables in a concise and attractive format.
• Links that provide organized access to additional information available for each indicator including:
o State, local, and international estimates
o Selected current research, including evidence-based “what works”
o Original source documents
o National goals (where applicable)
DataBank Estimates Come from Reliable Sources
• Federal reports and Web sites
• Original analyses of national data sets by staff at Child Trends, a respected non-partisan, non-profit research firm
The DataBank is Designed to Serve Everyone
• Policymakers and service providers: Useful information for planning, reports, policy-making, and proposals.
• Advocates: The latest data identifying emerging and continuing areas of need for children and youth.
• Researchers and students: Detailed descriptive data and links to relevant research.
• Journalists: National trend data from reliable sources, with access to state and local data to “localize” stories.
• Parents, youth, and the public: Information that is useful and easy to read.
Project Contact:David Murphey
Child Trends -
Washington, DC 20008 USA