Monthly Archives: October 2015

World Statistics Day 2015: Better Data. Better Lives.

Written by: John H. Thompson The United Nations General Assembly designated October 20, 2015 as the second-ever World Statistics Day to highlight the many achievements of national statistical systems across the globe. The U.S. government has a long history of … Continue reading

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On the Road in Alaska

Written by: John H. Thompson Last week I wrote about the series of tribal consultation meetings that the U.S. Census Bureau is holding across the country. These consultations are one aspect of our preparations for the 2020 Census, just like … Continue reading

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U.S. Census Bureau Seeks Input from Tribal Leaders for 2020 Census

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, Census Bureau officials are meeting with representatives from the Midwest Alliance of Sovereign Tribes in Minnesota to discuss issues that affect American Indian and Alaska Native communities (AIAN) ahead of the 2020 Census. This … Continue reading

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The 2020 Census: The Most Innovative Census in our Nation’s History

Written by: John H. Thompson Today is a big day in the U.S. Census Bureau’s planning for the 2020 Census – we are unveiling the operational plan for the most innovative and automated census in our nation’s history. The census … Continue reading

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Celebrating Manufacturing Day with U.S. Census Bureau Statistics

Written by: John H. Thompson October 2 is Manufacturing Day, and I’m pleased to participate in this year’s observance by recognizing the major role that manufacturing plays in our national and global economy. Every year, U.S. manufacturers produce nearly $6 … Continue reading

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