Older. More suburban. Less fertile. More diverse. This year, Americans grappled with some major shifts in the demographic landscape.
A new study suggests that Americans face an 'economic bar' to marriage. Before they walk down the aisle, many couples want to have a house, a bank account and a job that offers health insurance.
Battling shortages and rising food and fuel prices, housewives played a vital part in Britain's first experience of 'total war'.
Today, 8 out of every 10 Americans live in a city or suburb.
Around 1 in 8 Americans was poor in 2017. That doesn't compare well to other developed nations.
There are signs China could drop its two-child policy in an attempt to boost population growth.
An ageing population doesn't have to be an economic burden.
It’s very difficult to measure whether a conception was intended. But those data are vital to understanding women's choices.
A White House Council concluded that the war on poverty is "largely over." But, while poverty among seniors has declined, poverty among adults and children as changed little over the last 40 years.
Over the last three decades, the number of US pilots has decreased by 30 percent. That problem is only going to get worse as demand increases.
Research shows that the probability of entrepreneurial success jumps after the age of 35, increasing up to the age of 60,
The combination of higher-density living and increasing cultural diversity means we need to think about how to build social cohesion and make the most of the opportunities of apartment living.
The largest cities in Australia and the US are both the richest and the most likely to push out low-income earners. Having cities of all sizes will increase people's choices of where to live and work.
Poverty rates across the suburban landscape have increased by 50 percent since 1990. This suburbanization of poverty is one of the most important demographic trends of the last 50 years.
The number of births in the US is down 2 percent. That pops the country's 'fertility bubble' – and brings numbers closer in line with peer countries.
Most people think of entrepreneurship as a young person's game. But the highest-growth firms in the US come from entrepreneurs who are 45 years old.
Is asking people about race or sexuality a prerequisite for social justice – or a tool of discrimination?
An email from Aleksandr Kogan sheds light on exactly how much your Facebook data reveals about you, and what data scientists can actually do with that information.
Some experts fret that the US birthrate is on the decline. That might not be so surprising, when the cost of having children in the US has grown exponentially since the 1960s.
How data-driven behavioural sciences are being road tested in the political sphere.