Use these resources to find additional sources of statistics and data related to children and families.
America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Child Well-Being
Forum on Child and Family Statistics
Provides demographic information on the characteristics of America's children and reports findings on 41 indicators.
Bureau of Justice Statistics
U.S. Department of Justice
Collects, analyzes, and disseminates statistical information on crime victims, criminal offenders, and the justice system.
The Changing Child Population of the United States: Analysis of Data From the 2010 Census (PDF - 753 KB)
Annie E. Casey Foundation (2011)
Examines national and State-level changes in size and racial compositions of child populations and discusses key implications of these demographic changes.
U.S. General Services Administration, Technology Transformation Service
Displays open data sets produced by Federal and local government agencies that are available for download and public use.
DHHS Data Council Gateway to Data and Statistics
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Provides a web-based tool for locating key health and human services data and statistics at the Federal, State, and local government level.
Links to statistical information produced by more than 100 Federal Government agencies for public use.
Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES), 1997–2018
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Planning Research and Evaluation
Provides an archive of reports on the characteristics, experiences, and outcomes of Head Start children and families, as well as the characteristics of the Head Start programs that serve them.
National Vital Statistics System
National Center for Health Statistics
Showcases data from entities legally responsible for the registration of births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and fetal deaths.
Racial and Ethnic Composition of the Child Population
Child Trends (2014)
Reports on trends in the racial and ethnic composition of the child population in the United States.
Statistics by Topic: Child Protection
United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
Summarizes major child protection issues around the world. Also, more international statistical resources are available from the annual State of the World's Children reports.
U.S. Census Bureau
Reports on National, State, and local population and demographic data.