The newly released report MARITAL STATUS AND LIVING ARRANGEMENTS: MARCH 1998 (UPDATE) presents highlights of detailed tabulations on the marital status and living arrangements of people in the United States. The detailed tabulations consists of 9 tables from the March 1998 Current Population Survey, 12 historical tables, 3 summary tables and 1 state table, and provides demographic characteristics on the marital status of the population and on the living arrangements of children and adults.
Population Division Working Paper No. 30, DIRECT MEASURES OF POVERTY AS INDICATORS OF ECONOMIC NEED: EVIDENCE FROM THE SURVEY OF INCOME AND PROGRAM PARTICIPATION , presents results of research and analysis undertaken by Census Bureau Staff on different ways of measuring people's economic well-being and monitoring how they are supporting themselves.
Newly released from the Population Division's Population Estimates Program are the STATE POPULATION ESTIMATES, JULY 1, 1998 . This release also includes demographic components of change.
Current Economic Indicator Reports released include:
ADVANCE DATA FROM THE QUARTERLY FINANCIAL REPORT FOR MANUFACTURING, MINING, AND TRADE CORPORATIONS, THIRD QUARTER 1998 presents up-to-date aggregate statistics on the financial position of U.S. corporations. Report presents estimated statements of income and retained earnings, balance sheets, and related financial and operating ratios for the domestic operations of all manufacturing corporations with assets over $250,000, and corporations in the mining and trade areas with assets over $50 million. Data are classified by industry and by asset size.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ADVANCE REPORT ON DURABLE GOODS MANUFACTURERS' SHIPMENTS AND ORDERS NOVEMBER 1998 includes broad-based monthly statistical data on economic conditions in the domestic manufacturing sector. The survey measures current industrial activity and provides an indication of future business trends.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE NEW ONE-FAMILY HOUSES SOLD PRESS RELEASE: NOVEMBER 1998 gives information on new privately owned on-family houses sold during the month and for sale at the end of the month, together with related annual data and figures for prior months for the United States and regions. Tables show average and median sales prices, as well as houses sold and for sale by stage of construction, and quarterly figures on houses sold by type of financing.
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE VALUE OF CONSTRUCTION PUT IN PLACE PRESS RELEASE NOVEMBER 1998 provides estimates for the United States of the value of total new construction put in place by type of construction (residential, nonresidential, public utility, public buildings, and the like) and by type of owner (private, State, local or Federal government). Seasonally adjusted annual rates in current and constant dollars and some comparative data for earlier years are also shown.
U.S. INTERNATIONAL TRADE IN GOODS AND SERVICES HIGHLIGHTS OCTOBER 1998 presents U.S. export data on a f.a.s Value basis and provides general import data on customs value bases. Total exports, imports, and goods trade balances appear for each month of the current and preceding calendar years. The report includes exports, general imports (including data by country) and limited data on imports for consumption.
Other Business and Industry related statistics released:
EXPENDITURES FOR RESIDENTIAL IMPROVEMENTS AND REPAIRS, 2ND QUARTER 1998 provides estimates of expenditures by property owners for maintenance, repairs, additions, alterations, and major replacements to residential properties during the current quarter and for specified preceding quarters, with some comparative data for earlier years for the United States and regions. Estimates are both unadjusted and seasonally adjusted annual rates. Expenditures are given separately by number of housing units on property. Detailed statistics relate expenditures to year built, region, and payments to contractors versus do-it-yourself work, for owner-occupied one-housing-unit residential properties.
MARKET ABSORPTION OF APARTMENTS, 3RD QUARTER 1998 (H130/98-3) provides U.S. level data concerning the rate at which privately financed, nonsubsidized, unfurnished units in buildings with five or more units are rented or sold (absorbed). In addition, data on characteristics of the units, such as number of bedrooms and rent or price, are presented.
NEW ONE-FAMILY HOUSES SOLD, OCTOBER 1998 gives information on new privately owned one-family houses sold during the month and for sale at the end of the month, together with related annual data and figures for prior months for the United States and regions. Tables show average and median sales prices, as well as houses sold and for sale by stage of construction, and quarterly figures on houses sold by type of financing.
NEW RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION IN SELECTED METROPOLITAN AREAS, 3RD QUARTER 1998 presents quarterly estimates for forty selected metropolitan areas (MA's) of the number of new, privately owned residential housing units authorized by building permits, authorized but not yet started, started, under construction, and completed. Annual totals and comparative data for earlier years are given also. Tables include all such housing units and separate figures for one-family houses.
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