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Digest of Education Statistics: 2012
Digest of Education Statistics: 2012

NCES 2014-015
December 2013

List of 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 2011–12
Figure 3.Percentage of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2012
Figure 4.Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2012
Figure 5.Highest level of education attained by persons 25 through 29 years old: March 2012
Figure 6.Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by selected levels of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2002 and 2012

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Chapter 2. Elementary and Secondary Education

Figure 7.Enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratio, and expenditures in public elementary and secondary schools: 1960–61 through 2010–11
Figure 8.Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 2005 to fall 2010
Figure 9.Total and full-day preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds: October 1970 through October 2011
Figure 10Percentage of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: 1970–71 through 2009–10
Figure 11.Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970–71 through 2009–10

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Chapter 3. Postsecondary Education

Figure 12.Enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting institutions: Fall 1960 through fall 2011 and 1960–61 through 2011–12
Figure 13.Percentage change in total enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by state: Fall 2006 to fall 2011
Figure 14.Enrollment in degree-granting institutions, by age: Fall 1970 through fall 2021
Figure 15.Ratio of full-time-equivalent (FTE) students to total FTE staff and to FTE faculty in degree-granting institutions, by control of institution: 1991, 2001, and 2011
Figure 16.Bachelor’s degrees conferred by degree-granting institutions in selected fields of study: 2000–01, 2005–06, and 2010–11
Figure 17.Percentage distribution of total revenues of public degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 2010–11
Figure 18.Percentage distribution of total revenues of private nonprofit degree-granting institutions, by source of funds: 2010–11

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Chapter 4. Federal Programs for Education and Related Activities

Figure 19.Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: Selected years, 1965 through 2012
Figure 20.Percentage of federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 2011
Figure 21.Percentage of U.S. Department of Education outlays, by type of recipient: Fiscal year 2012

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Chapter 5. Outcomes of Education

Figure 22.Labor force participation rate of persons 20 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: 2011
Figure 23.Unemployment rates of persons 25 to 64 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: 2011
Figure 24.Percentage distribution of 2010–11 high school dropouts and high school completers not enrolled in college, by labor force status: October 2011
Figure 25.Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2011
Figure 26.Median annual salaries of bachelor’s degree recipients employed full time 1 year after graduation, by field of study: 1991, 2001, and 2009

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Chapter 6. International Comparisons of Education

Figure 27.Percentage change in enrollment, by major areas of the world and level of education: 2000 to 2010
Figure 28.Percentage of the population 25 to 34 years old with a bachelor’s or higher level degree, by OECD country: 2010
Figure 29.Public direct expenditures on education institutions as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), by OECD country: 2009

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