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Projections of Education Statistics to 2018

NCES 2009-062
September 2009


Table B-3.  Actual and projected numbers for school-age populations, ages 5, 6, 5 to 13, and 14 to 17: 1993 through 2018

[In thousands]

Year (July 1) 5-year-olds 6-year-olds 5- to 13-year-olds 14- to 17-year-olds
         
Actual        
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 37,052 16,122
2001 3,923 3,990 37,080 16,184
2002 3,856 3,941 36,972 16,353
2003 3,845 3,872 36,752 16,497
2004 3,848 3,859 36,345 16,813
2005 3,906 3,863 36,064 17,068
2006 4,074 3,921 36,009 17,207
2007 4,032 4,089 35,971 17,207
Projected        
2008 4,077 4,047 36,050 16,959
2009 4,109 4,073 36,223 16,702
2010 4,145 4,104 36,476 16,468
2011 4,183 4,140 36,842 16,222
2012 4,223 4,178 37,267 16,039
2013 4,266 4,218 37,710 15,929
2014 4,311 4,261 38,146 15,918
2015 4,354 4,306 38,457 16,149
2016 4,393 4,349 38,805 16,401
2017 4,427 4,388 39,161 16,652
2018 4,457 4,422 39,516 16,883
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. 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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