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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table B-2.  Actual and projected numbers for preprimary school-age populations: 1993 through 2018

[In thousands]

Year (July 1) 3- to 5-year-olds 3-year-olds 4-year-olds 5-year-olds
         
Actual        
1993 11,692 3,989 3,898 3,805
1994 12,001 4,023 4,066 3,912
1995 12,188 4,004 4,103 4,081
1996 12,141 3,936 4,086 4,119
1997 12,019 3,894 4,021 4,104
1998 11,880 3,862 3,979 4,040
1999 11,768 3,827 3,946 3,996
2000 11,700 3,824 3,905 3,971
2001 11,577 3,815 3,839 3,923
2002 11,507 3,822 3,830 3,856
2003 11,560 3,881 3,834 3,845
2004 11,788 4,048 3,892 3,848
2005 11,971 4,005 4,060 3,906
2006 12,142 4,051 4,017 4,074
2007 12,206 4,111 4,063 4,032
         
Projected        
         
2008 12,321 4,120 4,123 4,077
2009 12,427 4,159 4,160 4,109
2010 12,542 4,199 4,199 4,145
2011 12,664 4,242 4,239 4,183
2012 12,791 4,286 4,282 4,223
2013 12,922 4,329 4,327 4,266
2014 13,048 4,368 4,370 4,311
2015 13,165 4,402 4,409 4,354
2016 13,268 4,431 4,444 4,393
2017 13,358 4,457 4,474 4,427
2018 13,436 4,480 4,500 4,457
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 27, 2008, from http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/2006_nat_af.html; and Population Projections, retrieved October 29, 2008, from http://www.census.gov/ipc/www/usinterimproj/. (This table was prepared November 2008.)

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