The 32nd edition of the Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Book describes how children across the United States were faring before — and during — the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s publication continues to deliver the Foundation’s annual state rankings and the latest available data on child well-being. It identifies multi-year trends — comparing statistics from 2010 to 2019. In addition, the report shares data on how families endured the pandemic, sharing data from the Census Bureau's Household Pulse Survey. Access the report.
The 2021 KIDS COUNT® Data Book offers a national look at the well-being of America's children and families by exploring how states are performing on key data indicators. For advocates, journalists and policymakers, our collection of national and state media-focused resources offer important insights provided by the data and the expertise of the Foundation and its KIDS COUNT Network. Click to review the press release about Louisiana's report data.