An accurate census requires good data in and good data out. With the 2020 census, the US has unprecedented challenges with both.
There is a large and widening gap between the richest and poorest Australians in terms of risk of dying before the age of 75, according to a study tracking the trend from 2006-16.
Service workers are some of the most at risk of both the coronavirus and financial woes.
Long before coronavirus hit Australia we were moving less between states and regions. Some worry about economic impacts, but a greater concern is inequality if some people find themselves 'trapped'.
The number of births in the United States have been falling for the last three decades, reaching their lowest number in 32 years.
A scholar disproves the long-held assumption that black names are a recent phenomenon.
While the state of Texas says it is taking over the Houston school system in the name of school improvement, an expert argues the move is motivated by racism and political power struggles.
By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
The number of old people will increase, while the proportion of white Americans will continue to fall.
Black Americans who grow up in racially segregated areas tend to have worse health, education and future economic prospects. Moving out can make a big difference.
Over the last 35 years, the number of Americans who have moved has steadily declined to nearly half of their previous levels.
If you're craving that freshly-cut tree smell, shop early and don't be too choosy.
As more people of color move to the suburbs, they might not find the full range of opportunities that white European ethnic groups did for most of the previous century.
Millennials are now between about 23 and 38 -- and the group is more diverse than it often gets credit for.
Talk of moving people out of Japan's cities into rural areas is changing after the recent cyclone hit near Tokyo. Smarter, more connected cities may be a safer way to go.
Private prisons have long been a topic of controversy in the U.S. A professor of sociology explains what they are and why they matter.
Single parents and unmarried parents who live together spend less on their children than married parents.
Between 2000 and 2015, the population of U.S. citizen minors living in Mexico more than doubled. Who are the kids living on the other side of the border?
The UN's new global population projections include some surprises – in particular, that the global population in 2100 will be 3% less than they projected in 2017.
According to the General Social Survey, the percentage of men and women who identify as gay or lesbian has held firm. But the share of women who say they're bisexual has skyrocketed.