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Author: United States. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Publisher: U.S. Dept. of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Keywords: statistics, employment, occupational
Number of Pages: 112
Published: 1996
ISBN-10: 0160486092
ISBN-13: 9780160486098

Author: Food & Agriculture Organization
Publisher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Keywords: production, capture, statistics, fishery, yearbook
Number of Pages: 660
Published: 2004-09
ISBN-10: 9250051395
ISBN-13: 9789250051390

This publication contains a compilation of statistics on nominal catches of fish, crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic animals, residues and plants from capture fisheries worldwide, with the exclusion of aquaculture production. The statistics are presented by country or territory, species, major fishing area and various aggregations, for a varying series of recent years ending in 2002. The data are based on officially reported national statistics, or where these are lacking or are considered unreliable, from FAO estimates based on the best information available. A separate volume is also av

Author: Eric M. Larson
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utility, federal, data, policymakers, limit, issues, statistics, information, gaps, quality, immigration
Number of Pages: 88
Published: 1998-06
ISBN-10: 0788177338
ISBN-13: 9780788177330

Relevant demographic, statistical information can inform policy decisions on immigration, but concerns continue to be expressed about an apparent lack of such information. There have been repeated indications that statistics that could inform key debates are lacking, misleading, or otherwise inadequate. This report studies policy-related needs for demographic, statistical information on immigration; reports on federal statistics that address those needs, includes what is known about the quality of those statistics; identifies data gaps; and suggests strategies for improving statistics. Charts

Author: World Health Organization
Publisher: World Health Organization
Keywords: statistics, health, world
Number of Pages: 81
Published: 2006-06
ISBN-10: 9241563214
ISBN-13: 9789241563215

World Health Statistics 2006 presents the most recent statistics since 1997 of 50 health indicators for WHO's 192 Member States. This second edition includes an expanded set of statistics, with a particular focus on equity between and within countries. It also introduces a section with 10 highlights in global health statistics for the past year. This book has been collated from publications and databases of WHO's technical programs and regional offices. The core set of indicators was selected on the basis of relevance for global health, availability and quality of data, and accuracy and compar

Author: Heinz Fassmann
Publisher: Amsterdam University Press
Keywords: migration, europe, measurements, concepts, reality, statistics
Number of Pages: 319
Published: 2009-04-15
ISBN-10: 9089640525
ISBN-13: 9789089640529

"Worldwide harmonisation of migration statistics is something international bodies dream of. And yet, attempts by organisations needing comparative data have not proven very successful thus far. More than just problematising the incomparability of migration statistics, Statistics and Reality shows how figures only ever mirror part of the truth. With this understanding, the authors of the twelve country reports contained in this volume show how the statistics used to describe European migration are based on different conceptualisations, each being closely tied to the particular history and migr

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: state, local, agencies, officers, individual, data, enforcement, management, administrative, statistics, law
Number of Pages: 276
Published: 1993-07-01
ISBN-10: 1568067151
ISBN-13: 9781568067155


Author: Nancy Kingsbury
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: representing, unauthorized, residents, effects, simulations, force, statistics, illustrative, labor
Number of Pages: 61
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 1437926770
ISBN-13: 9781437926774

Policymakers and the public rely on labor force statistics, such as the unemployment rate, to provide info. on the current state of the economy. These statistics include key figures that are based on data obtained from the Current Popżn. Survey (CPS). However, certain U.S. residents -- specifically, foreign-born persons who are not authorized to live here -- unauthorized residents (UR) -- may not be represented in CPS data to the same extent as the general population. This report addressed these questions: (1) What is known about the extent of any under-representation of UR in CPS data used t
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