Kids in the U.S.

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Statista dossier on children in the United States

This Statista dossier on children in the United States provides, among other information, figures and statistics on education, upbringing and parenting, and wellbeing of children. Additionally, it includes data on media usage and entertainment.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Percentage of families in the U.S. by ethnic group and number of children 2014

    • North America's infant and toddler population, 2010 and 2015

    • Average costs of raising a child in the U.S. in 2013 by category

    • U.S. education - total expenditure per pupil in public schools 1990-2015

  • 2. Family and upbringing
    • Percentage of family households with children in the U.S. 2016, by state

    • U.S. children's living arrangements from 1970-2017

    • Number of U.S. children living in a single parent family 1970-2017

    • Number of custodial parents in the United States 2011

    • Survey among parents on their kids taking on odd jobs 2012

  • 3. Health, wellbeing and safety
    • Child poverty rate in the United States 1990-2016

    • Access to care of U.S. children by health insurance status in 2011

    • Number of Medicaid/CHIP children's health care quality measures 2015

    • U.S. states with highest children's Medicaid/CHIP participation rates 2014

    • Child abuse in the U.S. - distribution by age of victim 2016

    • Child abuse in the U.S. - children with a caregiver risk factor 2016

    • Child abuse in the U.S. - number of fatalities 2007-2016

    • USA - infant mortality 1990-2015

  • 4. Education
    • Enrollment in public and private kindergartens in the U.S. 1980 to 2016

    • Pre-primary school enrollment numbers in the U.S. 1970 to 2016

    • U.S. state expenditure per child enrolled in pre-kindergarten 2002-2016

    • Expenditures per child in preschool programs in the U.S., 2015/16

    • Projected change in U.S. public school enrollment grades K-12, by state 2011-2023

    • High school enrollment in public and private institutions in the U.S.

    • U.S. elementary and secondary schools: pupil-teacher ratio 1955-2026

  • 5. Media and entertainment
    • Daily time children spent with media in the U.S. in 2011 and 2013

    • Frequency of using media to occupy children in the U.S. in 2011 and 2013

    • Frequency of console game use among children in the U.S. in 2011 and 2013

    • TV habits of children in the U.S. 2011-2017

    • Parental control over children's media consumption in the U.S. in 2017

    • Internet usage frequency of U.S. children 2014, by gender

    • Most popular online activities of U.S. children 2014, by gender

    • Parents monitoring their children online 2015

    • Influence of media use on children's social development in the U.S. in 2012

  • Language: English
  • Released: October 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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