Bureau of Labor Statistics: Registered Nurses national occupational employment and wages data
Nursing Reports & Statistics
Research Article: Registered Nurses Are Delaying Retirement, A Shift That Has Contributed To Recent Growth In The Nurse Workforce
Journal article published in the July 2014 issue of Health Affairs.
Nursing Infographic from the Health Resources and Services Administration
An infographic of statistics on the nursing workforce and health care legislation.
US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Report: The Registered Nurse Population: Findings from the 2008 National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses
This report represents data collected about registered nurses (RNs) holding active nursing licenses as of March 2008. (pdf)
HHS Report: The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education
Understanding the supply, distribution, and educational pipeline of nurses is key to designing programs and policies that will ensure access to care and an effective health care system. The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education (revised October 2013) analyzes data from a variety of sources to present recent trends and the current status of the registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforces.
Mental Health and Substance Use Reports & Statistics
SAMHSA Report: Behavioral Health Barometer, 2014
Presents a set of substance use and mental health indicators from population and treatment facility-based data sets. Provides point-in-time and trend data reflecting the status and progress in improving key behavioral health indicators. Reports for each state as well as for the overall nation.
SAMHSA National Survey on Drug Use & Health
Primary source of information on the prevalence, patterns, and consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and illegal drug use and abuse in the general U.S. civilian non institutionalized population, age 12 and older.
SAMHSA Short Reports
Quick facts in pdf format about selected substance abuse and mental health topics.
Find mental health research information from across the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and other federal departments on this page. The page includes information on the prevalence of mental disorders and treatment, mental health-related disability, suicide, and the economic costs associated with mental illness.