Aging populations present a growing challenge for governments, families, and health service providers. Through original analysis and dissemination of research by others, PRB raises awareness of issues related to population aging and explains implications for decisionmakers.

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Older Women Live Longer, But With More Disability and Financial Challenges Than Men

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Eight Demographic Trends Transforming America’s Older Population

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Declines in Adult Death Rates Lag in the U.S. South

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PRB’s work on matters of health and nutrition spans a range of topics, from measuring noncommunicable disease risk factors among youth worldwide to tracking health indicators across the United States. We make relevant data and research accessible to policy stakeholders and decisionmakers.

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Curbing the Noncommunicable Disease Epidemic in the Middle East and North Africa

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Opioid Overdose Epidemic Hits Hardest for The Least Educated

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Malnutrition: Meeting the Global Challenge

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Changes in a population’s size, growth rate, and composition can have profound effects on society, the economy, and individual health and well-being. PRB tracks the key demographic trends underlying global population change and helps decisionmakers understand these trends and their implications.

2018 World Population Data Sheet With Focus on Changing Age Structures

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India Rising

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Baby Boomers and Millennials Boost Population in Parts of Rural America

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Through a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau, PRB facilitates communication between data producers and users to enhance the quality and usefulness of data products and dissemination tools, and to increase knowledge and use of high-quality data and evidence in decisionmaking.

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Understanding Who Was Missed in the 2010 Census

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What the 2020 U.S. Census Will Tell Us About a Changing America

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Why Are They Asking That? What Everyone Needs to Know About 2020 Census Questions

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Understanding the conditions and needs of the world’s youth—the 16 percent of the world population between ages 15 and 24—is critical to ensuring a healthy and productive future for them and for society at large.

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PRB Data Center Highlights Role of Youth in Combatting Noncommunicable Diseases

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Youth Family Planning Policy Scorecard: Measuring Commitment to Effective Policy and Program Interventions

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2017 World Population Data Sheet With Focus on Youth

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