Category Archives: Measuring America

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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Expanding Small Business Owners’ Access to Our Data with Census Business Builder

Written by: John H. Thompson The U.S. Census Bureau is the premiere source of data about America’s economy and businesses, and we’re committed to making our data more accessible than ever before. I’m pleased to introduce our latest tool in … Continue reading

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New Web Features Highlight the U.S. Census Bureau’s International Data

Written by: John H. Thompson The U.S. and World Population Clock is one of the most popular features on Census.gov. More than 2.4 million users a year access it to find national and world population estimates, as well as statistics … Continue reading

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A Timely Portrait of America’s Business Owners from the Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

Written by: John H. Thompson I’m pleased to announce the beginning of data collection for the inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs. This new survey will be a supplement to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Survey of Business Owners, which is conducted … Continue reading

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Measuring Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage

Written by: John H. Thompson Today, the U.S. Census Bureau hosted a webcast on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage statistics. One of the key discussion topics was the implementation of methodological changes to the 2014 Current Population Survey. In … Continue reading

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