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.
The US divorce rate has fallen steadily over the last 30 or 40 years. It's likely because young adults are taking more time to decide to marry.
Whatever happens with Brexit, the UK population is projected to increase in size, become more ethnically diverse and shift to a structure which is older.
How much does your socio-demographic background such as income, type of work and where you were born affect who you vote for? Quite a lot.
The number of births in the US is down 2% – to what the CDC calls 'the lowest number of births in 32 years.' This drop brings the US more in line with its peers.
Since the Great Recession, most of the nation's rural counties have struggled to recover lost jobs and retain their people.
By 2050, the US will be a 'majority-minority' country, with white non-Hispanics making up less than half of the total population.
White men have historically and disproportionately held official, managerial and professional occupations. But women and people of color are slowly gaining.
When a country becomes more diverse,
new demographic tensions may emerge between people who feel that they own their country's identity – and people who feel they've been left out.
Four fifths of the coming bonanza of bequests are set to go to the top one fifth of recipients.
For many working women, motherhood is a major interruption to their career. Some eventually work their way back up to full-time work, but there are many other paths that women might follow.
When President Trump declared the US full, little did he know he was wading into a centuries-old economic debate.
Pet owners spend a lot more on dogs than cats, and new research suggests it has a lot to do with how differently canines and felines behave.
President Trump says that the white working class is being pushed out of the job market. But that doesn't seem to be true for the best-paying blue-collar jobs.
Millennials are more financially conservative than their high debt balances might suggest.