WASHINGTON, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Census Bureau released statistics from the first wave of the 2014 Survey of Income and Program Participation. This is the Census Bureau's premier survey for measuring the dynamics of income, employment, health insurance and participation in government transfer programs. Accompanying the release are six research briefs that illustrate important demographic, fertility, program and wealth measures.
Wave 1 briefs:
Demographics and Living Arrangements: 2013
Monthly and Average Monthly Poverty Rates by Selected Demographic Characteristics: 2013
Fertility Research Brief
Multiple Partner Fertility Research Brief
Participation Rates and Monthly Payments From Selected Social Insurance Programs
Improvements to Measuring Net Worth of Households: 2013
The Census Bureau will release additional briefs highlighting other relevant topics from the first wave over the coming months. Briefs from the second wave of the survey are tentatively scheduled for late September.
The Survey of Income and Program Participation is a longitudinal survey that involves repeated observations of the same people over a four-year period. It allows researchers to understand how income level and participation in assistance programs change over time.
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