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Digest of Education Statistics
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES  

LIST OF 1998 DIGEST FIGURES

Tables   Figures
 Chapter 1.  All Levels of Education
Figure 1.The structure of education in the United States
Figure 2.Enrollment and total expenditures in current and constant dollars, by level of education: 1960-61 to 1997-98
Figure 3.Years of school completed by persons 25 years old and over: 1940 to 1997
Figure 4.Years of school completed by persons 25 to 29 years of age: 1940 to 1997
Figure 5.Highest level of education attained by persons 25 years and older: March 1997
Figure 6.Items most frequently cited by the public as a major problem facing the local public schools: 1980 to 1998
 Chapter 2.  Elementary and Secondary Education
Figure 7.Preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds, by attendance status: October 1970 to October 1997
Figure 8.Enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratios, and expenditures in public schools: 1960-61 to 1997-98
Figure 9.Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 1992 to fall 1997
Figure 10.Average annual salary for public elementary and secondary school teachers: 1969-70 to 1997-98
Figure 11.Sources of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools: 1970-71 to 1995-96
Figure 12.Current expenditure per pupil in average daily attendance in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970-71 to 1997-98
 Chapter 3.  Postsecondary Education
Figure 13.Enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in institutions of higher education: 1960-61 to 1997-98
Figure 14.Percentage change in total enrollment of institutions of higher education, by state: Fall 1990 to fall 1996
Figure 15.Enrollment in institutions of higher education, by age: Fall 1970 to fall 2008
Figure 16.Full-time-equivalent students per staff member in public and private institutions of higher education: 1976 and 1995
Figure 17.Trends in bachelor's degrees conferred in selected fields of study: 1985-86, 1990-91, and 1995-96
Figure 18.Sources of current-fund revenue for public institutions of higher education: 1995-96
Figure 19.Sources of current-fund revenue for private institutions of higher education: 1995-96
 Chapter 4.  Federal Programs for Education and Related Activities
Figure 20.Federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 1996
Figure 21.Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: 1965 to 1998
Figure 22.Department of Education outlays, by type of recipient: Fiscal year 1998
 Chapter 5.  Outcomes of Education
Figure 23.Labor force participation of persons 16 years old and over, by age and highest level of education: 1997
Figure 24.Unemployment rates of persons 25 years old and over by highest degree attained: 1997
Figure 25.Labor force status of 1996-97 high school dropouts and graduates not enrolled in college: October 1997
Figure 26.Median annual income of persons with income 25 years old and over, by highest degree attained and sex: 1996
Figure 27.Salaries of recent bachelor's degree recipients 1 year after graduation, by field: 1987, 1991, and 1994
 Chapter 6.  International Comparisons of Education
Figure 28.Percent change in enrollment, by area of the world and level of education: 1980 to 1995
Figure 29.Public expenditures for education as a percentage of the gross domestic product: Selected countries, 1994
Figure 30.Bachelor's degree recipients as a percentage of population of the theoretical age of graduation, by sex: Selected countries, 1995
Figure 31.Average mathematics performance of other countries compared with the United States: 1995
Figure 32.Average science performance of other countries compared with the United States: 1995
 Chapter 7.  Learning Resources and Technology
Figure 33.Percent of all public schools and instructional rooms having Internet access: Fall 1994 to fall 1998

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