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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table B-1.  Annual number of births: 1946 through 2007

Calendar year Number of births,
in thousands
  Calendar year Number of births,
in thousands
         
1946 3,426   1977 3,327
1947 3,834   1978 3,333
1948 3,655   1979 3,494
1949 3,667   1980 3,612
1950 3,645   1981 3,629
1951 3,845   1982 3,681
1952 3,933   1983 3,639
1953 3,989   1984 3,669
1954 4,102   1985 3,761
1955 4,128   1986 3,757
1956 4,244   1987 3,809
1957 4,332   1988 3,910
1958 4,279   1989 4,041
1959 4,313   1990 4,158
1960 4,307   1991 4,111
1961 4,317   1992 4,065
1962 4,213   1993 4,000
1963 4,142   1994 3,953
1964 4,070   1995 3,900
1965 3,801   1996 3,891
1966 3,642   1997 3,881
1967 3,555   1998 3,942
1968 3,535   1999 3,959
1969 3,626   2000 4,059
1970 3,739   2001 4,026
1971 3,556   2002 4,022
1972 3,258   2003 4,090
1973 3,137   2004 4,112
1974 3,160   2005 4,138
1975 3,144   2006 4,266
1976 3,168   2007 4,317
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), Annual Summary of Births, Marriages, Divorces, and Deaths: United States, various years, National Vital Statistics Reports. (This table was prepared June 2009.)

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