Fact Based List:

2017 Kids Count Data Book: 16 Key Indicators of Child Well-Being

Submitted by GMcCalister on Mon, 08/07/2017 - 16:28


  1. Children in Poverty -2% (2010-2015)
  2. Children Whose Parents Lack Secure Employment -4% (2010-2015)
  3. Children Living in Household with a High Housing Cost Burden -8% (2010-2015)
  4. Teens not in School and not Working -2% (2010-2015)
  5. Young Children Not in School +1% (2013-2015)
  6. Fourth Graders Not Proficient in Reading -3% (2009-2015)
  7. Eighth Graders Not Proficient in Math +1% (2009-2015)
  8. High School Students not Graduating on Time -4% (2010-2015)
  9. Low-Birthweight Babies 0.0% (2010-2015)
  10. Children Without Health Insurance -3% (2010-2015)
  11. Child and Teen Deaths per 100,000 -1% (2010-2015)
  12. Teens Who Abuse Alcohol or Drugs -2% (2010-2015)
  13. Children in Single-Parent Families +1% (2010-2015)
  14. Children in Families Where the Household Head Lacks a High School Diploma -1% (2010-2015)
  15. Children Living in High-Poverty Areas +1% (2008-2015)
  16. Teen Births Per 1,000 -12% (2010-2015)

Notes: Negative % is an indication of improvement. Positive, is an indictation of decline and 0% is an indication of no significant change.
Source: AECF
Source URL: http://www.aecf.org/m/resourcedoc/aecf-2017kidscountdatabook...



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