Solutions to improving the quality of life for many South Carolinians – whether through healthcare, education or employment – may be hidden in plain sight. Often, the data exists, but may not be in a format that is easily accessible. At the S.C. Revenue and Fiscal Affairs Office, we see our role as transforming data into solutions for the Palmetto State.
The Health and Demographics Division...
Receives, processes, distributes, and interprets health, demographic, and census data in South Carolina.
Provides for general use an appropriate statistical and GIS (small-area mapping) infrastructure enabling users to obtain health, socio-economic and demographic analysis for planning, intervention and evaluation of programs.
Educates policy makers and other data users about the availability and appropriate use of information.
Forms collaborative partnerships with agencies and research groups to carry out special studies and research projects related to health and socio-economic issues in South Carolina.