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Books from our Catalog
Agequake: Riding the Demographic Rollercoaster Shaking Business, Finance, and Our World by
Call Number: HB1531 .W35 2001
This is the first-ever, truly global, indepth look at the massive effects of the demographic rolllercoaster and what it means for employment, investments, new business development, marketing and the economic power map of the world.
Cities Transformed: Demographic Change and Its Implications in the Developing World by
Call Number: HB884 .C58 2003 EB
The Coming Generational Storm by
Publication Date: 2005-01-18
In 2030, as 77 million baby boomers hobble into old age, walkers will outnumber strollers; there will be twice as many retirees as there are today but only 18 percent more workers. How will America handle this demographic overload? How will Social Security and Medicare function with fewer working taxpayers to support these programs?
Recommended Demographic Data Websites
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Data USA This link opens in a new window
Data USA, the most comprehensive website and visualization engine of public US Government data, tells millions of stories about America through advanced data analytics and visualization. Data USA puts public US Government data in your hands. Instead of searching through multiple data sources that are often incomplete and difficult to access, you can simply point to Data USA to answer your questions on critical issues facing the United States like jobs, skills and education across industry and geography. Created in 2014 by Deloitte, Datawheel, and Cesar Hidalgo, Professor at the MIT Media Lab and Director of MacroConnections.
U.S. Census Bureau Data
The Bureau of the Census is in charge of planning, conducting, and interpreting the Census. Their website contains information about the history of the Census, information about what the Census can tell us, and links to other Federal government statistical resources.
QuickFacts provides frequently requested Census Bureau information at the national, state, county, and city level.
IPUMS USA: The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) are samples of the U.S. population, taken from fifteen federal censuses. They are data samples from which users can create an extract.
An interactive map of historical census data maps and reports. This includes a limited subset of socio-economic and demographic data on the United States from 1790 to 2009.
International Database (IDB)
The International Database (IDB) is a computerized data bank containing statistical tables of demographic data for 228 countries and areas of the world.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal Federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision-making. As an independent statistical agency, BLS serves its diverse user communities by providing products and services that are objective, timely, accurate, and relevant.