Demography Data and Research Links

National Science Foundation (NSF)
The NSF is an independent agency of the U.S. Government. Its mission is t o promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; and to secure the national defense.

Population Council
An international, nonprofit organization that conducts biomedical, social science, and public health research.

Data online from the Population, Health & Information Project.

Population Reference Bureau (PRB)
For more than 70 years, the PRB has been providing timely and objective information on U.S. and international population trends and their implications.

The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit research organization providing objective analysis and effective solutions that address the challenges facing the public and private sectors around the world.

Population Matters
A RAND program aimed at highlighting the importance of population policy issues and providing a more scientific basis for public debate over population policy questions.

Sprawl City
A website about consumption growth and population growth and their roles in the urban sprawl that destroys natural habitat and farmland around U.S. cities.

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
USAID is the principal U.S. agency to extend assistance to countries recovering from disaster, trying to escape poverty, and engaging in democratic reforms. It is an independent federal government agency that receives overall foreign policy guidance from the Secretary of State.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
The USCIS is responsible for the administration of immigration and naturalization adjudication functions and establishing immigration services policies and priorities. On March 1, 2004 , service and benefit functions of the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) transitioned into the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) as the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

United Nations Population Information Network (POPIN)
POPIN strives to make international, regional and national population information, particularly information available from United Nations sources, easily available to the international community.