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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table B-2.  Actual and projected numbers for preprimary school-age populations: 1994 through 2019

[In thousands]
Year (July 1) 3- to 5-year-olds 3-year-olds 4-year-olds 5-year-olds
Actual        
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 11,699 3,824 3,905 3,971
2001 11,574 3,814 3,838 3,922
2002 11,503 3,820 3,828 3,854
2003 11,553 3,879 3,832 3,842
2004 11,781 4,047 3,890 3,845
2005 11,966 4,005 4,058 3,903
2006 12,140 4,052 4,017 4,072
2007 12,210 4,114 4,064 4,031
2008 12,323 4,122 4,124 4,076
Projected        
2009 12,447 4,179 4,132 4,136
2010 12,532 4,210 4,158 4,164
2011 12,625 4,246 4,189 4,190
2012 12,731 4,286 4,225 4,221
2013 12,850 4,328 4,264 4,257
2014 12,975 4,370 4,307 4,298
2015 13,100 4,411 4,349 4,340
2016 13,221 4,449 4,389 4,383
2017 13,334 4,484 4,427 4,424
2018 13,440 4,516 4,462 4,462
2019 13,537 4,546 4,494 4,497
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 13, 2009, from http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/2008-nat-af.html; and Population Projections, retrieved November 2, 2009, from
http://www.census.gov/population/www/projections/2008projections.html. (This table was prepared January 2010.)

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