The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an online news conference to announce the findings from its annual report: Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2009
. This report contains the official national findings from the Current Population Survey (CPS).
The Web conference will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. There will be no physical event. Information on accessing the Web conference is provided below. Reporters will be able to ask questions via the audio conference once the presentation is complete. For information about setting up an interview with a subject matter expert, see below.
Thursday, Sept. 16, 10 a.m. EDT
Note: Local data for income, poverty and health insurance coverage will be available Tuesday, Sept. 28, when the Census Bureau releases new socioeconomic, housing and demographic data from the 2009 American Community Survey.
David Johnson, chief, Housing
and Household Economic Statistics Division, U.S. Census Bureau
The CPS report, data tables and news release will be posted online shortly after the Web conference begins and can be accessed by clicking on the income, poverty and health insurance icon in the top left corner of the Census Bureau's home page <www.census.gov
We expect interest in these findings to be great. Therefore, we recommend that you log in to the audio conference and online presentation well in advance.
Audio conference — access information
Toll free number: 800-369-6091
Participant passcode: CENSUS
Online presentation — access information
Please login early, as some setup is required.
Conference/meeting number: PW4514064
Conference/meeting passcode: CENSUS
If closed captioning is required:
Audio and on-camera
Members of the media who wish to set up a radio or tape on-camera interviews with a Census Bureau subject matter expert on income, poverty and health insurance coverage should contact the Public Information Office at 301-763-3030.