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Statistical Resources Online: Children


Provides reports, databases, and other sources of statistics and demographic data on children and families in the United States, child abuse and neglect, child welfare services, children and youth in foster care, and domestic and international adoption.
The Children's Bureau analyzes and reports data on a variety of topics, including adoption, foster care, and child abuse and neglect.
The Forum fosters coordination and collaboration and to enhance and improve consistency in the collection and reporting of Federal data on children and families. is a project designed to meet the urgent need for a national, integrated information source that helps us understand Who our children are,What our children need, and How to improve opportunities for all children.

UNICEF maintains a series of global databases for tracking the situation of children and women globally.

The State of the World's Children Report  looks closely at and examines a key issue affecting children. It is published each year.