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Projections of Education Statistics to 2020

NCES 2011-026
September 2011


Table B-3.  Actual and projected school-age populations, by selected ages: 1995 through 2020

[In thousands]
Year (July 1) 5-year-olds 6-year-olds 5- to 13-year-olds 14- to 17-year-olds
         
Actual        
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 37,051 16,131
2001 3,926 3,990 37,085 16,221
2002 3,865 3,944 36,980 16,401
2003 3,863 3,881 36,774 16,544
2004 3,881 3,877 36,396 16,854
2005 3,957 3,895 36,162 17,104
2006 4,128 3,971 36,159 17,239
2007 4,084 4,144 36,180 17,239
2008 4,127 4,097 36,297 16,980
2009 4,186 4,139 36,487 16,761
Projected        
2010 4,193 4,198 36,736 16,550
2011 4,220 4,226 37,103 16,397
2012 4,251 4,253 37,504 16,306
2013 4,288 4,285 37,902 16,283
2014 4,328 4,322 38,302 16,327
2015 4,371 4,364 38,600 16,574
2016 4,414 4,407 38,941 16,822
2017 4,455 4,451 39,297 17,057
2018 4,494 4,492 39,645 17,300
2019 4,529 4,531 40,001 17,424
2020 4,562 4,568 40,362 17,576
NOTE: Some data have been revised from previously published figures. Projections are from the U.S. Census Bureau's 2008 National Population Projections, ratio-adjusted to line up with the most recent historical estimate.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Population Estimates, retrieved October 4, 2010, from http://www.census.gov/popest/national/; and Population Projections, retrieved November 2, 2009, from
http://www.census.gov/population/www/projections/2008projections.html. (This table was prepared January 2011.)

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