Tag Archives: Hispanics

Hispanic population reaches record 55 million, but growth has cooled

Hispanic population reaches record 55 million, but growth has cooled Source: Pew Research Center The U.S. Hispanic population has been a key driver of the country’s population growth since at least 2000. But the group’s growth has slowed in recent years, and that trend continued in 2014, as evidenced by new figures released early today […]

Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013

Vital Signs: Leading Causes of Death, Prevalence of Diseases and Risk Factors, and Use of Health Services Among Hispanics in the United States — 2009–2013 Source: Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (CDC) Background: Hispanics and Latinos (Hispanics) are estimated to represent 17.7% of the U.S. population. Published national health estimates stratified by Hispanic origin and […]

English Proficiency on the Rise Among Latinos

English Proficiency on the Rise Among Latinos Source: Pew Research Center A record 33.2 million Hispanics in the U.S. speak English proficiently, according to a new Pew Research Center analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data. In 2013, this group made up 68% of all Hispanics ages 5 and older, up from 59% in 2000. At […]