2023 KIDS COUNT Data Book on Louisiana's Children | Agenda for Children

Cover of the 2023 KIDS COUNT Data Book on Louisiana's Children, featuring a group of five elementary-age children of various ethnic backgroundThe 2023 KIDS COUNT Data Book on Louisiana’s Children is a 64-parish report that focuses on the well-being of children throughout Louisiana. The Data Book is an essential tool for tracking progress in key categories and informing policymakers, elected officials, business leaders, and family advocates as they work together to improve the future of children and families in the state – work that will improve the quality of life for all Louisianans.

The Data Book features data on 39 different measures of child well-being, including demographics, economic well-being, health, education, and family, community and safety. Each parish profile includes data highlights so that readers can easily see where their community has room to grow, as well as celebrate areas where they are doing particularly well or have improved. Profiles let stakeholders compare their parish’s data to statewide data and to identify trends over time.

Please contact Teresa Falgoust, Director of Data and Research, for more information or to request a presentation in your community. All media inquiries should be directed to media@agendaforchildren.org.

Data Book Resources

Parish Profiles

CatahoulaClaiborneConcordiaDe Soto
East Baton RougeEast CarrollEast FelicianaEvangeline
JacksonJeffersonJefferson DavisLa Salle
OuachitaPlaqueminesPointe CoupeeRapides
Red RiverRichlandSabineSt. Bernard
St. CharlesSt. HelenaSt. JamesSt. John the Baptist
St. LandrySt. MartinSt. MarySt. Tammany
West Baton RougeWest CarrollWest FelicianaWinn

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