America's Children in Brief: Key National Indicators of Well-Being

This brief serves as a report card on the status of the nation's children and youth, presenting statistics compiled by 22 federal agencies in one report. The indicators are organized into seven sections, each focusing on a domain relevant to children's lives: Family and Social Environment, Economic Circumstances, Health Care, Physical Environment and Safety, Behavior, Education, and Health. Reports from prior years back to 1997 are available from