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Projections of Education Statistics to 2016
NCES 2008-060
December 2007


Table B-3.  Actual and projected numbers for school-age populations, ages 5, 6, 5 to 13, and 14 to 17: 1991 through 2016

[In thousands]
Year  (July 1) 5-year-olds 6-year-olds 5- to 13-year-olds 14- to 17-year-olds
Actual
1991 3,707 3,686 32,609 13,491
1992 3,732 3,715 33,199 13,775
1993 3,805 3,743 33,761 14,096
1994 3,912 3,814 34,217 14,637
1995 4,081 3,919 34,825 15,013
1996 4,119 4,088 35,375 15,443
1997 4,104 4,127 35,915 15,769
1998 4,040 4,112 36,454 15,829
1999 3,996 4,045 36,804 16,007
2000 3,971 4,008 37,051 16,122
2001 3,923 3,989 37,077 16,183
2002 3,856 3,941 36,971 16,354
2003 3,846 3,874 36,765 16,504
2004 3,851 3,862 36,371 16,826
2005 3,908 3,865 36,087 17,079
         
Projected
2006 4,084 3,923 35,907 17,306
2007 4,089 4,092 35,909 17,289
2008 4,116 4,098 36,012 17,060
2009 4,148 4,124 36,186 16,801
2010 4,184 4,155 36,439 16,566
2011 4,223 4,192 36,805 16,318
2012 4,263 4,230 37,229 16,134
2013 4,307 4,271 37,670 16,023
2014 4,352 4,315 38,106 16,011
2015 4,395 4,360 38,418 16,243
2016 4,435 4,403 38,765 16,496
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Projections are from the U.S. Census Bureau's middle series.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Population Estimates, retrieved October 10 and 11, 2006, from http://www.census.gov/popest/archives/EST90INTERCENSAL/US-EST90INT-datasets.html and http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/2005_nat_af.html; and Population Projections, retrieved October 10 and 11, 2006, from http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/usinterimproj/. (This table was prepared November 2006.)
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