Description: The KIDS COUNT Data Book profiles the status of children on a national and state-by-state basis and ranks states on ten key measures of child well-being, while also providing data on several others. These ten key indicators include: low-birth weight rate, infant mortality rate, child mortality rate (ages one to 14), teen death rate (ages 15-19), teen birth rate (15-19), high school dropout rate (ages 16-19), teens not working or in school (ages 16-19), underemployed parents, children living in poverty, and children in single-parent families.
Population: Data are collected from federal statistical agencies.
Periodicity: Data available from 1990-2014. Data collected/published annually.
(Information adapted from the publisher)
For more information, please see the Compendium of Family-Self Sufficiency Databases.