Society

In a society, everything is interconnected. From education to the criminal justice system, to politics and the economy, what happens in one aspect of society can impact what happens in another. Living and participating in a society enables us all to move forward as a group and find ways to progress to benefit all members. As demographic change, increased access to higher education, and heightened standards of living push our society forward, it is important to look at who benefits the most from this progress, and where we need to improve in order to make our society more equal.

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Statista offers a wide range of statistics and studies pertaining to the topic of Society over six categories. Data on Demographics and demographic change highlights births, deaths, life expectancy, and migration patterns. Crime and Law Enforcement provides insight into the criminal justice system, policing, crime, and terrorism. Information on education, research and development, and universities and colleges can be found under Education and Science. The category of Society also provides statistics on Religion, Geography and Nature, in addition to Historical Data.

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