2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The 2017 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds the economic well-being of children improved in the past five years. Similarly, gains in child health continued. In this year’s report, New Hampshire ranked first among states for overall child well-being, followed by Massachusetts and Vermont. Louisiana, New Mexico and Mississippi were the three lowest-ranked states.

June 13, 2017

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2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The 2016 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the 27th edition of the annual report on child well-being, finds today's youth — Generation Z — are healthier and completing high school on time despite mounting economic inequality and increasingly unaffordable college tuition.

June 21, 2016

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2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book

An annual report on how children are faring in the United States

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The 2014 KIDS COUNT Data Book, the 25th edition of the annual report on child well-being, finds that children in the United States continue have made gains in the areas of health, safety and education since 1990. As a result of the recession, however, the economic well-being of children remains a concern. 

July 22, 2014

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The 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

Tracking 16 indicators of child well-being, the 2013 KIDS COUNT Data Book finds that children in the United States continue to make gains in the areas of education and health despite a growing poverty rate. This year’s Data Book also offers expanded coverage of America’s youngest children, adding to the ongoing national conversation on early childhood education. 

June 24, 2013

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The 2012 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Trends in Child Well-Being

Report

The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s 2012 KIDS COUNT® Data Book shows both promising progress and discouraging setbacks for the nation’s children: While their academic achievement and health improved in most states, their economic well-being continued to decline. The new methodology reflects the tremendous advances in child development research since the first KIDS COUNT Data Book in 1990.

July 25, 2012

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The 2011 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

Report

According to data released by the Annie E. Casey Foundation in its 2011 KIDS COUNT ® Data Book, over the past decade there has been a significant decline in economic well-being for low-income children and families. Data also reveal the impact of the job and foreclosure crisis on children. This year's message explores how children and families are faring in the wake of the recession and why it matters to help kids reach their full potential to become part of a robust economy and society. To find more information related to the KIDS COUNT Data Book, or to create your own customized maps, graphs, or charts, visit the KIDS COUNT Data Center.

January 1, 2011

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The 2010 KIDS COUNT Data Book

State Profiles of Child Well-Being

Report

This 21st annual KIDS COUNT Data Book provides national and state-by-state information on the conditions of America’s children and families. Find out how kids are doing on ten key indicators of child well-being.

January 1, 2010

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