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Projections of Education Statistics to 2019

NCES 2011-017
March 2011


Table B-3.  Actual and projected numbers for school-age populations: 1994 through 2019

[In thousands]
Year (July 1) 5-year-olds 6-year-olds 5- to 13-year-olds 14- to 17-year-olds
Actual        
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 4,007 37,049 16,120
2001 3,922 3,988 37,071 16,180
2002 3,854 3,939 36,953 16,344
2003 3,842 3,869 36,725 16,484
2004 3,845 3,855 36,311 16,797
2005 3,903 3,859 36,026 17,051
2006 4,072 3,918 35,970 17,188
2007 4,031 4,087 35,940 17,189
2008 4,076 4,044 36,005 16,931
Projected        
2009 4,136 4,089 36,153 16,716
2010 4,164 4,136 36,433 16,570
2011 4,190 4,164 36,797 16,416
2012 4,221 4,191 37,195 16,326
2013 4,257 4,222 37,591 16,303
2014 4,298 4,258 37,989 16,347
2015 4,340 4,299 38,284 16,595
2016 4,383 4,342 38,622 16,843
2017 4,424 4,385 38,975 17,078
2018 4,462 4,426 39,321 17,321
2019 4,497 4,465 39,673 17,446
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 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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