The U.S. Census Bureau’s Significance on Social Security

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The U.S. Census Bureau’s Significance on Social Security

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This paper briefly details the significance of the United States Census Bureau, a human services organization whose data is used to formulate major decisions that impact both the federal government and the people. The key issue elected for discussion is social security, a program designed to support the needs of our senior citizens, as it relates to a growing population of seniors calculated by the United States Census Bureau. Subsequently, the paper briefly highlights some of Burger’s thoughts on the issue and concludes my perspective on the organization and Burger.

The U.S. Census Bureau’s Significance on Social Security
The following is the mission statement of the U.S. Census Bureau (USCB), “The Census Bureau serves as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. We honor privacy, protect confidentiality, share our expertise globally, and conduct our work openly. We are guided on this mission by our strong and capable workforce, our readiness to innovate, and our abiding commitment to our customers.” (U.S. Census Bureau [USCB], 2010) The USCB is a human services organization that was established in 1902, but officiated in 1903. It collects raw data on the U.S. population for multiple uses and abides by strict non-disclosure guidelines to gain and/or maintain the public’s trust. It converts the raw data into useful information that assist the federal government in deciphering how federal funds are to be allocated. The research they provide has a significant impact on social security and how the program is defined and designed to address the needs of our elderly population. This will be the key focus of my paper. I will also cover Burger’s theory on social security. The USCB is one of the most trusted data sources in the world. They conduct a…...

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