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Digest of Education Statistics
LIST OF TABLES AND FIGURES  

LIST OF 2010 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 2009–10
Figure 3.Percentage of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2010
Figure 4.Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2010
Figure 5.Highest level of education attained by persons 25 years old and over: March 2010
 Chapter 2.  Elementary and Secondary Education
Figure 6.Enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratio, and expenditures in public schools: 1960–61 through 2008–09
Figure 7.Total and full–day preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds: October 1970 through October 2009
Figure 8.Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 2003 to fall 2008
Figure 9.Percentage of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: 1970–71 through 2007–08
Figure 10.Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970–71 through 2007–08
 Chapter 3.  Postsecondary Education
Figure 11.Enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting institutions: Fall 1960 through fall 2009 and 1960–61 through 2009–10
Figure 12.Percentage change in total enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by state: Fall 2003 through fall 2008
Figure 13.Enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by age: Fall 1970 through fall 2019
Figure 14.Ratio of full-time-equivalent (FTE) students to total FTE staff and to FTE faculty, by control of institution: 1999 and 2009
Figure 15.Bachelor's degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions in selected fields of study: 1998–99, 2003–04, and 2008–09
Figure 16.Percentage distribution of total revenues of public degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 2008–09
Figure 17.Revenue per full-time-equivalent (FTE) student at private not-for-profit degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 1999–2000 and 2008–09
 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 2010
Figure 19.Percentage of federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 2009
Figure 20.Percentage of U.S. Department of Education outlays, by type of recipient: Fiscal year 2010
 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: 2009
Figure 22.Unemployment rates of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of education: 2009
Figure 23.Labor force status of 2008–09 high school dropouts and completers not enrolled in college: October 2009
Figure 24.Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2009
Figure 25.Average salaries of bachelor's degree recipients 1 year after graduation, by field: 1981, 1991, and 2001
 Chapter 6.  International Comparisons of Education
Figure 26.Percentage change in enrollment, by major areas of the world and level of education: 2000 to 2008
Figure 27.Bachelor's degree recipients as a percentage of the population of the typical ages of graduation, by country: 2007
Figure 28.Public direct expenditures on education as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by country: 2007

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