Friday Factday2018-04-12T00:15:57-04:00

Friday Factday

A closer look at a topics using local-level data, published on Fridays

Friday Factday: Tracking the Spread of COVID-19 (Global, US, and Georgia)

By |March 27th, 2020|Categories: Friday Factday, Other Demographics, Public Health, Uncategorized|

As the USA tries to slow the spread of COVID-19 with social distancing and other measures, it's instructive and sobering to review the extent and rapidity of the coronavirus's spread across the world, the country, and the state of GA. These interactive maps provide data visualizations to track the pandemic.

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Friday Factday: The Pet Care and Service Sector in Atlanta

By |March 6th, 2020|Categories: Friday Factday|Tags: , , |

Just how much are we investing in our pets? This post takes a look at current household spending and pet service sector growth between 2007 and 2017.

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Friday Factday: Trends in Low-Paying Jobs in Metro Atlanta

By |February 28th, 2020|Categories: Economy, Friday Factday|Tags: , , |

An examination of wage trends in low-wage jobs in Metro Atlanta, with comparisons to peer metros and cost of living.

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Friday Factday: Heart and Vascular Disease

By |February 21st, 2020|Categories: Friday Factday, Public Health|Tags: , , |

An overview of how ischemic heart and vascular disease — the state's No. 1 killer — affects Atlantans today and how its impact has changed over time.

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Friday Factday: Labor Force Participation, 2000 vs. 2018

By |January 31st, 2020|Categories: Age and Generations, Economy, Friday Factday|

Take a look at how labor force participation rates among different age groups today compare to the year 2000 as well as how representation of different age groups in the workforce has changed over time.

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