Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States nytimes.com ^ | June 20, 2018 | Sabrina Tavernise Posted on 6/20/2018, 2:32:56 PM by rxsid Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States Sabrina Tavernise June 20, 2018 WASHINGTON — Deaths now outnumber births among white people in more than half the states in the country, demographers have found, signaling what could be a faster-than-expected transition to a future in which whites are no longer a majority of the American population. … “It’s happening a lot faster than we thought,” said Rogelio Sáenz, a demographer at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a co-author of the report. It examines the period from 1999 to 2016 using data from the National Center for Health Statistics, the federal agency that tracks births and deaths. He said he was so surprised at the finding that at first he thought it was a mistake. (Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com …

Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States
nytimes.com ^ | June 20, 2018 | Sabrina Tavernise 

Posted on 6/20/2018, 2:32:56 PM by rxsid

Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States
Sabrina Tavernise June 20, 2018

WASHINGTON — Deaths now outnumber births among white people in more than half the states in the country, demographers have found, signaling what could be a faster-than-expected transition to a future in which whites are no longer a majority of the American population.

“It’s happening a lot faster than we thought,” said Rogelio Sáenz, a demographer at the University of Texas at San Antonio and a co-author of the report. It examines the period from 1999 to 2016 using data from the National Center for Health Statistics, the federal agency that tracks births and deaths. He said he was so surprised at the finding that at first he thought it was a mistake.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com …

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