Research is presented on the impact of demographics on the evolution of employee benefits, the incidence of employees being offered benefits, and participation in benefit programs. For more detailed demographic data on the work force, go to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' web page at For detailed data on general population and income demographics, you may also go to the Census Bureau's web page at

A good starting point for researching on demographics is the Census Bureau's Statistical Abstract of the United States. The most recent edition and past editions are located at the following web site: