China Wants More Babies. Some Men Choose Vasectomies.

As the Chinese government tries to increase the country’s falling birthrate, some millennials are striving for a lifestyle commonly known as “Double Income, No Kids.”

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #census, #china, #parenting, #population, #single-persons, #sterilization-reproductive, #vasectomy

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How the Coming Population Bust Will Transform the World

Fewer babies’ cries. More abandoned homes. Toward the middle of this century, as deaths start to exceed births, changes will come that are hard to fathom.

#birth-rates, #census, #east-asia, #elderly, #europe, #population

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The World Might Be Running Low on Americans

Welcoming more immigrants is the best way to reverse America’s demographic decline.

#census, #census-bureau, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #united-states, #united-states-economy

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We Need Lots More Americans. The World Is Ready to Provide Them.

Welcoming more immigrants is the best way to reverse America’s demographic decline.

#census, #census-bureau, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #united-states, #united-states-economy

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China Wants to Boost Births. But It’s Wary of Losing Control.

Some local governments are allowing couples to have more children without penalties, but the ruling Communist Party seems reluctant to lift restrictions altogether.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #census, #children-and-childhood, #china, #politics-and-government, #population, #women-and-girls

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Once-a-Decade Census Shows an Aging, Better-Educated China

The country is locked in a demographic crisis. But the figures also showed rising education and urbanization levels.

#birth-control-and-family-planning, #birth-rates, #census, #china, #colleges-and-universities, #communist-party-of-china, #economic-conditions-and-trends, #elderly, #in-vitro-fertilization, #labor-and-jobs, #national-bureau-of-statistics-china, #politics-and-government, #population, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

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Who’s Really Leaving California?

Monday: A look at California’s (slight) population decline. Also: San Francisco marks an L.G.B.T.Q. historical landmark.

#california, #census, #newsom-gavin, #population, #public-policy-institute-of-california

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Tell Us: Do You Want Children?

If you are in your 20s, 30s or 40s, we want to hear your thoughts on becoming a parent.

#census, #content-type-service, #population

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Why Democratic Departures From the House Have Republicans Salivating

A growing number of Democrats in battleground districts are retiring or leaving to seek higher office, imperiling the party’s slim House majority and President Biden’s expansive agenda.

#bustos-cheri, #census, #crist-charlie, #demings-val, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #florida, #midterm-elections-2022, #presidential-election-of-2020, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #states-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Biggest U.S. Urban Counties Got a Little Less Big

Fewer arrivals from other countries and more people moving to less populous areas accelerate a trend, new census estimates show.

#census, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #urban-areas

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A Population Slowdown in the U.S.

How the declining birthrate could profoundly shape the nation’s future.

#birth-rates, #census, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #tavernise-sabrina, #united-states

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Why New York State’s Population Growth Surprised Experts

The details of how and where the census counts can make a big difference.

#census, #census-bureau, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #new-york-state, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #states-us

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Why Rising Diversity Might Not Help Democrats as Much as They Hope

Voters of color make up an increasing percentage of the United States electorate, but that trend isn’t hurting Republicans as much as conservatives fear.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #census, #democratic-party, #minorities, #population, #presidential-election-of-2020, #race-and-ethnicity, #republican-party, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whites

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Did the 2020 Census Undercount the Hispanic Population?

Officials from both parties say the census numbers released this week raise questions about the totals, with Democrats contending that the Hispanic population was undercounted.

#census, #census-bureau, #democratic-party, #hispanic-americans, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #republican-party, #states-us, #united-states-politics-and-government

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People of Color Breathe More Hazardous Air. The Sources Are Everywhere.

Researchers uncovered stark disparities between white people and minorities across thousands of categories of pollution, including trucks, industry, agriculture and even restaurants.

#air-pollution, #asian-americans, #black-people, #bullard-robert-d, #california, #census, #environmental-protection-agency, #factories-and-manufacturing, #fuel-emissions-transportation, #global-warming, #hispanic-americans, #income-inequality, #minorities, #population, #race-and-ethnicity, #research, #roads-and-traffic, #science-advances-journal, #united-states

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Census (Barely) Leads to a Congressional Loss for New York

Even so, the state’s congressional delegation remains powerful, and redistricting could help preserve a Democratic majority in the U.S. House.

#assaults, #census, #census-bureau, #elections-house-of-representatives, #hate-crimes, #new-york-city, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Census Shows California’s Boom is Gone (and Why It’s Not Surprising)

California will lose a congressional seat based on new census data, in part because of birthrate and immigration declines.

#baby-boomers, #birth-rates, #california, #census, #immigration-and-emigration, #population

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Census Shows U.S. Population Grew at Slowest Rate Since 1930s

With immigration leveling off and a declining birthrate, the United States may be entering an era of substantially lower population growth, demographers said.

#census, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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You’ve Heard About Gerrymandering. What Happens When It Involves Prisons?

Counting people where they’re imprisoned takes political power away from cities and transfers it to rural areas.

#census, #prisons-and-prisoners, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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How N.Y.C.’s Population Expert Says the City Will Bounce Back

Joseph J. Salvo, who is retiring after nearly 30 years as New York City’s chief demographer, is optimistic about New York City’s recovery after the pandemic.

#census, #city-planning-department-nyc, #immigration-and-emigration, #new-york-city, #population, #salvo-joseph-j

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The 4 Great Migrations

America as we have come to know it is most likely a thing of the past.

#black-people, #census, #hispanic-americans, #immigration-and-emigration, #migrants-environmental, #millennial-generation, #national-public-radio, #northeastern-states-us, #pew-research-center, #population, #southern-states-us, #southwestern-states-us, #united-states

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A New Delay for Census Numbers Could Scramble Congressional Elections

Census data needed for legislative districts won’t be ready until September. Could that alter the balance of power in the House?

#census, #census-bureau, #democratic-party, #elections-house-of-representatives, #house-of-representatives, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #republican-party, #state-legislatures, #united-states

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As Senate Weighs Biden’s Commerce Pick, Here’s What to Watch

A Senate committee will question Gina M. Raimondo, President Biden’s pick for commerce secretary, at a hearing Tuesday morning.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #census, #commerce-department, #customs-tariff, #e-commerce, #huawei-technologies-co-ltd, #international-trade-and-world-market, #raimondo-gina-m, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #senate-committee-on-commerce-science-and-transportation, #tiktok-bytedance, #united-states-politics-and-government, #wechat-mobile-app, #zte-corp

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We Need a Second Great Migration

Georgia illuminates the path to Black power. It lies in the South. Follow me there.

#atlanta-ga, #black-people, #census, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #civil-war-us-1861-65, #elections, #population, #race-and-ethnicity, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #southern-states-us, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #whites

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Flaws in Census Count Imperil Trump Plan to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants

More problems arise as the Census Bureau rushes to compile information needed for apportionment before Mr. Trump leaves office.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #dormitories, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #population, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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A Census Case That Goes to the Heart of American Democracy

For two centuries, census totals used to apportion Congress have included all residents of the country. The Supreme Court on Monday heard the Trump administration’s argument for limiting the count to citizens.

#census, #census-bureau, #constitution-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j

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Supreme Court Takes Up Trump Plan to Exclude Unauthorized Immigrants in Redistricting

The administration’s efforts, which are subject to practical hurdles, would upset a constitutional consensus and could shift political power from Democratic states to Republican ones.

#census, #constitution-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Census Officials Say They Can’t Meet Trump’s Deadline for Population Count

Officials have concluded the Census Bureau won’t have data on time to carry out the administration’s goal of stripping unauthorized immigrants from population totals for apportionment.

#census, #census-bureau, #commerce-department, #illegal-immigration, #population, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Surprising Census Results in N.Y.C.

The self-response rate was higher than predicted, equaling the 2010 count despite what the mayor called “so many more challenges in the way.” 

#books-and-literature, #census, #census-bureau, #central-park-manhattan-ny, #de-blasio-bill, #menin-julie, #new-york-city, #sendak-maurice

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Supreme Court Will Review Trump’s Plan to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants in Redistricting

A new administration policy, if upheld, would largely shift political power and federal money from Democratic states to Republican ones.

#california, #census, #commerce-department, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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The Census, the Supreme Court and Why the Count Is Stopping Early

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to stop the 2020 count. Here’s what that means for the census.

#census, #census-bureau, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #presidential-election-of-2020, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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The Census, the Supreme Court and Why the Count Is Stopping Early: Explained

The Supreme Court has allowed the Trump administration to stop the 2020 count. Here’s what that means for the census.

#census, #census-bureau, #content-type-service, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #presidential-election-of-2020, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Census Count Can Be Cut Short, Supreme Court Rules

After extending the deadline to complete field work in light of the pandemic, the Trump administration reversed course. Critics saw a political motive.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #illegal-immigration, #koh-lucy-h, #presidential-election-of-2020, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Two Huge Questions Loom as 2020 Census Winds Down

The most contentious census count in memory is nearing an end with questions remaining about the accuracy of its numbers and how they will be used in congressional reapportionment.

#census, #census-bureau, #commerce-department, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #koh-lucy-h, #presidential-election-of-2020, #prewitt-kenneth, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #trump-donald-j

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Supreme Court Speeds Case on Excluding Undocumented Immigrants in Redistricting

A lower court had ruled that the Trump administration’s plan to alter the census count for congressional reapportionment violated federal law.

#census, #decisions-and-verdicts, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #ross-wilbur-l-jr, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #supreme-court-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Federal Judge Bars Trump Administration From Ending Census Early

The ruling says the census, which was delayed for months because of the coronavirus, needs more time to get an accurate count.

#census, #census-bureau, #koh-lucy-h, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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U.S. Poverty Hit a Record Low Before the Pandemic Recession

The share of Americans in poverty in 2019 declined and median incomes were the highest on record, a Census Bureau report showed.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #health-insurance-and-managed-care, #income, #income-inequality, #labor-and-jobs, #poverty, #united-states-economy

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Why Does Trump Want an Inaccurate Census?

Congress must extend the deadline for the count.

#census, #census-bureau, #constitution-us, #daines-steve, #executive-orders-and-memorandums, #federal-aid-us, #house-of-representatives, #mcconnell-mitch, #murkowski-lisa, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #sullivan-daniel-scott-1964, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Selling the Census Last Minute, With Cowboys and Sudoku

Worried that people won’t be counted, community groups and local governments are spending big to get the word out. “It’s an absolute panic,” one executive said.

#advertising-and-marketing, #census, #census-bureau, #federal-aid-us, #income-inequality, #local-government, #mobile-applications, #telemundo-communications-group-inc, #united-states-politics-and-government, #univision

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Federal Judge Blocks, For Now, Further Winding Down of the 2020 Census

The Census Bureau had begun ending its count in places where it considered its job done. But a lawsuit claims that stopping now will result in a flawed count.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #koh-lucy-h, #league-of-women-voters, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #trump-donald-j

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As Census Count Resumes, Doubts About Accuracy Continue to Grow

Officials project optimism. But a chorus of experts says the pandemic and politics could lead to a deeply flawed count.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #illegal-immigration, #population, #prewitt-kenneth

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In California, It Will Take More Than a Parade to Save an Imperiled Census

Many Latinos in low-income communities say they are hearing a message about the 2020 census: Your participation is not wanted.

#california, #census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hispanic-americans, #immigration-and-emigration, #population, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Why an Accurate Census Is So Important

The Census Bureau’s move to cut its collection period short by one month in the midst of an already challenging pandemic has unnerved pollsters.

#census, #census-bureau, #polls-and-public-opinion, #presidential-election-of-2020, #statistics, #trump-donald-j

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Trump’s Census Shenanigans Have a Nefarious Purpose

But history has a way of confounding those who think they can control it.

#census, #constitution-us, #elections-house-of-representatives, #federal-taxes-us, #house-of-representatives, #immigration-and-emigration, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #republican-party, #slavery-historical, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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At the Census Bureau, a Technical Memo Raises Alarms Over Politics

A directive orders experts to find ways to tally undocumented residents. Some fear the end result will be a skewed allotment of seats in the House of Representatives.

#census, #census-bureau, #cogley-nathaniel-t, #commerce-department, #house-of-representatives, #illegal-immigration, #korzeniewski-adam, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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El memorando del censo es otro truco de Trump. No muerdas el anzuelo

Los latinos no deben dejar que el presidente de Estados Unidos los intimide.

#census, #trump-donald-j, #united-states

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Don’t Fall for Trump’s Census Bait-and-Switch

Latinos should not let the president intimidate them into not being counted.

#census, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #immigration-and-emigration, #unidosus, #united-states-politics-and-government

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An Incomplete Census Hurts Everyone. Even Trump.

The president doesn’t realize his supporters will lose out too if the count is brought to an early close.

#census, #census-bureau, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #minorities, #population, #presidential-election-of-2020, #states-us, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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After Census Bureau Announces Early End to Its Count, Fears of a Skewed Tally Rise

With 60 million households still uncounted, the bureau said it would wrap up the survey a month early. Critics called it a bald move to politicize the count in favor of Republicans.

#census, #census-bureau, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #immigration-and-emigration, #maloney-carolyn-b, #redistricting-and-reapportionment, #trump-donald-j

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New Census Worry: A Rushed Count Could Mean a Botched One

Stalled by the pandemic, the count is supposed to resume soon. But census experts are rattled by signs of a push from the White House to finish it early.

#census, #census-bureau, #population, #redistricting-and-reapportionment

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