Each Day in America for Asian and Pacific Islander Children

September 2016

Less than one child is killed by abuse or neglect.

Less than one child or teen is killed by guns

Less than one child or teen commits suicide.

Less than one child or teen dies from accidents.

2 public school students are corporally punished.**

2 children are arrested for violent crimes.

2 babies die before their first birthdays.

6 children are arrested for drug crimes.

13 babies are born to teen mothers.

16 children are confirmed as abused or neglected.

19 babies are born into extreme poverty.

38 babies are born into poverty.

47 babies are born without health insurance.

59 children are arrested.

62 babies are born at low birthweight.

81 high school students drop out.**

127 babies are born to unmarried mothers.

162 public school students are suspended.**


**Some of the indicators for Ead Day in America are not available for Asian/Pacific Islander children.
*Based on 180 school days a year. See Endnotes in The State of America's Children 2014 for citations.

Learn more stats about the state of children in America on our Moments in America for Children page.