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Digest of Education Statistics
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES  

LIST OF 2008 DIGEST FIGURES

Tables   Figures
 Chapter 1.  All Levels of Education
Figure 1.The structure of education in the United States
Figure 2.Enrollment, total expenditures in constant dollars, and expenditures as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by level of education: Selected years, 1965–66 through 2007–08
Figure 3.Percentage of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2008
Figure 4.Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2008
Figure 5.Highest level of education attained by persons 25 years old and over: March 2008
 Chapter 2.  Elementary and Secondary Education
Figure 6.Enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratio, and expenditures in public schools: 1960–61 through 2006–07
Figure 7.Total and full-day preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds: October 1970 through October 2007
Figure 8.Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 2000 to fall 2006
Figure 9.Percentage of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: 1970–71 through 2005–06
Figure 10.Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970–71 through 2005–06
 Chapter 3.  Postsecondary Education
Figure 11.Enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting institutions: 1960–61 through 2006–07
Figure 12.Percentage change in total enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by state: Fall 2000 through fall 2006
Figure 13.Enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by age: Fall 1970 through fall 2017
Figure 14.Full-time-equivalent (FTE) students per staff member in public and private degree-granting institutions, by type of staff: 1976 and 2007
Figure 15.Trends in bachelor’s degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions in selected fields of study: 1996–97, 2001–02, and 2006–07
Figure 16.Percentage distribution of total revenues of public degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 2005–06
Figure 17.Percentage distribution of total revenues of private not-for-profit degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 2005–06
 Chapter 4.  Federal Programs for Education and Related Activities
Figure 18.Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: Selected years, 1965 through 2008
Figure 19.Percentage of federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 2007
Figure 20.Department of Education outlays, by type of recipient: Fiscal year 2008
 Chapter 5.  Outcomes of Education
Figure 21.Labor force participation rate of persons 20 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of education: 2007
Figure 22.Unemployment rates of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of education: 2007
Figure 23.Labor force status of 2006–07 high school dropouts and completers not enrolled in college: October 2007
Figure 24.Median annual earnings of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of education and sex: 2007
Figure 25.Average salaries of bachelor’s degree recipients 1 year after graduation, by field: 1991, 1994, and 2001
 Chapter 6.  International Comparisons of Education
Figure 26.Percentage change in enrollment, by selected areas of the world and level of education: 1990 to 2005
Figure 27.Bachelor’s degree recipients as a percentage of the population of the typical ages of graduation, by country: 2005
Figure 28.Public direct expenditures for education as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by country: 2005
 Chapter 7.  Learning Resources and Technology
Figure 29.Percentage of all public schools and instructional rooms with internet access: Various years, fall 1994 through fall 2005

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