Tag: census

#BabiesCount in the 2020 Census

According to the Census Bureau, young children ages 0 to 4 are more likely to be undercounted by the 2020 Census than any other age group. By comparing the results of the 2010 Census with birth and death records, as well as estimates of immigration, the Census Bureau determined that young children...

COUNT ON ME: Complete the #2020Census to Help Inform Billions in Funding

One year ago, Language Magazine introduced COUNT ON ME: Campaign for an Accurate 2020 Census. The campaign was born out of a desire to help ensure that everyone, no matter where they were born or what language they speak, is counted and can continue to access the services they need.

Free Resources in English and Spanish for U.S. Census Bureau’s Statistics in Schools Week

Statistics in Schools (SIS) Week, which will take place March 2-6, is a program of the U.S. Census Bureau designed to educate students about the importance of the Census. The Census Bureau has called upon teachers to help promote the program, even collaborating with them to design a week's worth of in-class...

Language Crucial to Accurate Census 2020

In recognition of the fact that limited-English-proficient households are traditionally underrepresented in census reporting, the federal government is planning to officially collect Census 2020 responses in six new language options—Arabic, French, Haitian Creole, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, and Tagalog. These languages are in addition to English, Chinese, Korean, Russian, Spanish,...

Canadian Stats Reveal Need for Revitalization

Growth of the Indigenous population in Canada continues to rapidly outpace that of the rest of the country, but Indigenous languages need more revitalization efforts, according to census data released by Statistics Canada (http://www12.statcan.gc.ca/census-recensement/2016/dp-pd/index-eng.cfm). Between 2006 and 2016, the self-identified Indigenous population g rew by 42.5%—from 1,172,790 to 1,673, 785—a rate four times that of the rest of the population, according to...
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