United States


There is something rotten in these United States…
Marcus Roberts | Mar 1 2017 | comment  
...an ignored, unremarked underclass.

How the American family has changed
Shannon Roberts | Feb 28 2017 | comment  
A new interactive tool.

These eight US states have shrunk in 2016
Shannon Roberts | Jan 16 2017 | comment  
U.S. population growth is at an 80 year low.

U.S. immigrants prop up marriage
Shannon Roberts | Dec 12 2016 | comment  
More immigrant families are traditional families

George Washington’s rules of civility
Shannon Roberts | Nov 24 2016 | comment  
How do you measure up?

U.S. divorce rate at 35 year low and more births within marriage
Shannon Roberts | Nov 21 2016 | comment  
The latest positive U.S. family statistics.

Slower economic growth is the ‘new normal’
Shannon Roberts | Nov 16 2016 | comment  
Four demographic reasons why.

Births outside marriage decline in U.S.
Shannon Roberts | Nov 7 2016 | comment  
The trend is largely due to higher immigrant births.

A worrying trend
Shannon Roberts | Oct 29 2016 | comment  
More people are anxious than ever before.

Latino growth slowing in US
Shannon Roberts | Sep 12 2016 | comment  
Behind the election rhetoric Mexican immigration is negative.

The countries with the happiest parents
Shannon Roberts | Jul 13 2016 | comment  
Less individualism could explain it.

Do you wish you were a 1970’s mum?
Shannon Roberts | May 18 2016 | comment  
One reason why birth rates are not recovering post-recession.

Asian immigrants prop up US population
Shannon Roberts | Sep 29 2015 | comment  
Most US immigrants now come from Asia, not Mexico.

Are nuns dying out?
Shannon Roberts | Aug 17 2015 | comment  
It seems not - sisters doing their bit to push up fertility rates in New York.

The rise of the ‘elder orphan’
Shannon Roberts | Jun 22 2015 | comment  
How many are in your community?

Insights into a family of 12
Shannon Roberts | Jun 1 2015 | comment  
Life in a large family is now beyond the realm of most people's knowledge.

US population in 2060
Marcus Roberts | Mar 6 2015 | comment  
It will be larger, older and more diverse.

Improved economy not improving US fertility rates
Shannon Roberts | Feb 11 2015 | comment  
Experts are perplexed.

China’s (pet) population rising fast
Shannon Roberts | Aug 25 2014 | comment  
Are pets a good substitute for actual children?

White Deaths Outnumber Births in America
Shannon Roberts | Jun 19 2013 | comment  
A new milestone in the gradual decline of white people in America occurred this week. The number of non-Hispanic white deaths outnumbered births for the first time. Significantly, several demographers have said that they are not aware of another time in American history when the dominant racial group in America has shrunk in this way, even taking into account such events as the depression and the two world wars last century.

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