5. Challenge According to the school enrollment data collect: students were enrolled in the Cape Breton School decline over these years is nearly twice the provincial average . Since 1970, total enrollment has declined , for an average decline of 2.6% annually per year over the past 42 years. CAPE BRETON UNIVERSITY (CBU) ENROLMENT Form 2014, the students enrolled at CBU, down 3.1% in 1997. The number of international students enrolled at CBU in 2014 was 15 times higher than the number enrolled in 1997 .Today, more than one in four (27.3%) students at CBU are international students.
It has come to the point where only top ten percent of Canadians see their wealth increase while the bottom ninety percent of the population wealth decreases each year. Poverty and wealth is difficult to measure in terms of geographic dimension. The pictures below demonstrate
High-ranking members working in the justice system fear that the competence of a jury today is declining with the scientific evidence that is now available (Dzur, 2013). The statistics seem to support this fear. “In 2005 the Bureau of Justice Statistics reported that juries heard 4 percent of all alleged criminal offenses brought before federal courts. State courts match this trend” (Dzur, 2013, p. 31). Legal scholars also noted that state courts over the past 30 years have dropped 15 percent when utilizing a jury for a criminal trial, while only a 10 percent drop when a judge decides the case (Dzur, 2013).
In Canada, the average cigarette consumption among daily smokers had dropped from 15 cigarettes per day (GPD) in 2012 to 13.9 GPD in 2013. From 1999 to 2013, cigarette consumption has declined significantly, by more than 3 cigarettes per day. And the yearly consumption during this time period kept decreasing by 1.3% averagely (Propel, 2015). According to the statistics conducted in 2013, “average daily cigarette consumption was 15.2 for male smokers and 12.5 for female smokers, which was a statistically significant difference” (Propel, 2015, p18). Between 2012 and 2013 consumption declined greatly among males but not females.
This led to a recession that lasted several years. The recession caused many Americans to be homeless and jobless. For almost 8 years, America has not seen another collapse in the economy until early 2013 when stocks began to decline and bonds were losing value. The article “Is The U.S. Economy Going to Crash This Year?” by Ky Trang Ho gives insight from financial experts that are predicting a major financial down fall in 2016. “They contended the economic recovery since 2009 has been fabricated by massive government debt and money printing, also known as quantitative easing.
Education and career than authoritative parenting styles. On the other hand, if only education and career are the children’s personal achievements, authoritarian parenting may be considered as an effective parenting style. But in fact, Over 800,000 people die by suicide every year. There is one death by suicide in the world every 40 seconds. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15–29 year-olds.
However, these numbers are actually an improvement from previous years. Homelessness declined by nearly 4 percent between 2012 and 2013, and by 9 percent since 2007. Between 2007 and 2013, unsheltered homelessness declined by 23 percent and by 7 percent from 2012 to 2013 alone. This information shows that not only is homelessness declining, but unsheltered homelessness as well. This is due to the rising of helpful corporations such as Care Corpse.
According to John R. Lott Jr., PhD, "when states passed concealed carry laws during the 19 years we studied (1977 to 1995), the number of multiple-victim public shootings declined by 84%. Deaths from these shootings plummeted on average by 90%, injuries by 82%.” A 2013 research article in the Wall Street Journal reported that the average police response time to an emergency call is 11 minutes, with some responses taking much longer. In Detroit the average response time is 58
(Fields, Gary). In 2009, law in effect, homicides in the city dropped to 143 from 186 in 2008. Also 2009 was the lowest since 1966. Between 200 million and 350 million, which results in a rate between 65,000 to 114,000 guns per 100,000 people
As a confirmation for this statement we can look at the low number of integrity inspectors working at the National Agency for Integrity through the years. Source: National Agency for Integrity The number of inspectors decreased in 2010 and 2011 to almost 60% from the original start in 2008. It is a worrying fact if we consider that 2012 has been an electoral year, with two elections (local and parliamentary). As a comparison, the figures went down from 53 in 2008, also an electoral year, to 35 in 2012. But the number of cases didn’t decrees were just longer to process.
The Great Recession started for the United States in December of 2007 and lasted until June of 2009. This was the worst recession in U.S. History since World War II. During this time, there was a 6.1 % loss in jobs, due the job shortages about 27 million people we either unemployed or underemployed. This affect the age household many people household income dropped increasing the poverty in America. In economics, a recession is a decline in economic activity affecting Gross Domestic Product or GDP for at least two consecutive quarters causing negative economic growth (Downes and Goodman).
BL-05 Preventing Suicide Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States contributing to 42,000 deaths every year. Therefore, one of the leading causes of death in the U.S. not to be taken lightly. In Maryland alone, on average more people die by suicide than by homicide every year. Due to the lack of coverage suicides receive compared to homicides; students are not aware of their vulnerability to suicide. Another concerning fact is that suicide is the 3rd leading cause of death among 10-24 year olds in Maryland.
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US, resulting in 38,000 fatalities (in 2010), making it a significant public health priority. The recent study from VA 's Suicide Data Report, 2012 found “U.S. veteran suicide rates to be higher figure, 22 suicides per day, or 8,000 per year.” The VA study also recorded 11,000 non-fatal
The estimated one million prisoners in 2014 represent the smallest total prison population since 2005. The decrease observed in 2014 was the second largest decline in the number of prisoners in more than 35 years. Surprisingly, the decrease in the prison population from 2013 to 2014 was driven by a decrease in admissions rather than an increase in releases (Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2015). The Bureau of Justice Statistics (2015), reports three different measures of capacity that play an important role in overcrowding and safety policies. The first is the operational capacity, which is based on the ability of the staff, and services to accommodate a certain amount of inmates.