In this edition of Brookings Data Now: the most unhappy age; Europe’s trade with Russia; American teens working less; most poor students enrolled in worst schools; Las Vegas finishes last.
Approximate age when the low point in happiness occurs
The level of happiness and years of age are plotted on a U-shaped curve; but there are differences among countries and based on circumstances.
Value of European Union trade with Russia
This is half of all Russian trade.
Percent of American teens who worked in 2011
In 2000, 44 percent of American teens worked.
Percent of all poor students enrolled in highest quintile schools
Nearly a third,or 32 percent, of poor students are enrolled in the lowest quintile schools.
Las Vegas’ rank out of 100 metro areas for economic recovery from the recession
In terms of returning to its pre-recession level of economic performance across a range of indicators, the Las Vegas metro area is last, while the Austin metro area is first.
Mingwei Ma contributed to this post.