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.Learn More
PRB analyzes and synthesizes a broad array of demographic data and research to help child advocates and decisionmakers understand key trends in child and family well-being and their implications.
PRB uses innovative formats to communicate research and information on family planning that reaches advocates and decisionmakers worldwide.Learn More
Gender, or how societies define appropriate roles for men and women, girls and boys, is a critical lens of PRB's media work, publications, community building, and training activities.Learn More
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.Learn More
Poverty has devastating, often lifelong consequences for individuals and families. PRB research on patterns of inequality and poverty helps decisionmakers identify vulnerable populations and potential policy solutions.
For 20 years, PRB has been connecting human health and planetary health to show how population dynamics, including family planning, and environmental change interact and affect human and planetary well-being.Learn More
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.
PRB conducts research on the 2020 Census and produces high-quality, nontechnical publications on topics like the undercount of children and census FAQs.Learn More
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.Learn More