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Key indicators of child well-being tracked in our annual KIDS COUNT Data Book.
Nine indicators from the Early Reading Indicators: 2010 KIDS COUNT Special Report.
Definitions: Children are considered to be living in poverty if their family income, before taxes, falls below the poverty thresholds set by the Federal Government for families of different sizes. The Federal and State EITC as well as the value of non-cash benefits such as public housing, food stamps, medicaid, or subsidized child care are not included when calculating family income; in addition, certain costs such as
taxes and work-related expenses are not subtracted from family income in determining the number of children who are poor. The poverty thresholds are adjusted each year for changes in the cost of living.
Data Source: Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates Program, U.S. Bureau of the Census
Population Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census.
Regional totals may not equal sum of counties due to rounding.
Percentages reflect children/youth ages birth-17 years living below poverty.
Definitions: Infants weighing less than 2,500 grams (5.5 pounds) at birth are considered to be low birthweight. The low birthweight rate is the number of low birthweight births per 100 live births for which a birthweight is known. This rate is presented as a percent.
Data Source: NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Biometrics, birth certificates Population Source: NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Biometrics, birth certificates.
The percent of low birthweight births is calculated by dividing the number of low birthweight births by the number of live births for which the birth weight is known. Rates are not stable when the number is less than 20.
Definitions: Civilian unemployment is defined as adults 16 years of age and older who were not employed but were able, available and actively looking for work during the week including the 12th of the month. Individuals who were waiting to be recalled from a layoff, and individuals waiting to report to a new job within 30 days were also considered unemployed. The unemployment rate is the number of unemployed per 100 persons in the labor force (the sum of employed and unemployed). Rates represent the annual average.
Data Source: NYS Department of Labor, Division of Research and Statistics, Bureau of Labor Market Information
Population Source: NYS Department of Labor, Division of Research and Statistics, Bureau of Labor Market Information.
Estimates for New York State and New York City are based on regression models from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor. Other sub-state estimates are prepared by the Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) Unit of the New York State Department of Labor, Division of Research and Statistics and are based on a set by BLS.
Rates are per 100 persons 16 years of age and older within the labor force.