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The Census Bureau Just Released New 2020 Data. Here Are Five Things to Know.

After delays due to the pandemic, the U.S. Census Bureau has finally released a new batch of data from the 2020 Census. While the Demographic and Housing Characteristics data isn’t a current snapshot, it still gives us the most comprehensive and granular information available for the U.S. population.

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Disclosure Avoidance in the 2020 Census: What Should Data Users Know About Respondent Privacy and Data Accuracy?

PRB partnered with the Census Bureau to release a new series of materials designed to provide concise, reader-friendly information to data users about the new privacy protection methods being used for the 2020 Census.

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COVID Impact, Census Issues, and Reproductive Health Among Highlights of 2023 Population Association of America Conference

PRB staff offer summaries of new research and insightful sessions from the annual demography meeting.

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New PRB Analysis Offers Insights as India’s Population Surpasses China’s, Notes Overlooked Rise of Sub-Saharan Africa

PRB provides analysis on why the demographic changes over the next 30 years matter for the global economy, the global labor force, and the United States.

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Project: PACE: Policy, Advocacy, and Communication Enhanced for Population and Reproductive Health

PDF. Family Planning Use and Discontinuation Among Women Aged 15-24 in Kenya

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Analyzing Big Data on a Shoestring Budget

Big data has opened a new world for demographers and public health scientists to explore. But is analyzing big data practical and affordable?

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