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Youth Indicators, 2005: Trends in the Well-Being of American Youth

List of Figures

Figure 1Young persons as a percentage of the total population, by age group: Various years, 1960 to 2002
Figure 2Percentage change in population projections of 14- to 24-year-olds, by age group and race/ethnicity: Various years, 2000 to 2020
Figure 3Living arrangements of 18- to 24-year-olds: Various years, 1960 to 2003
Figure 4Median age at first marriage, by sex: Various years, 1950 to 2003
Figure 5Percentage of family households of 20- to 24-year-olds with own children, by race/ethnicity of householder: 1990 and 2000
Figure 6Birth rates for 15- to 19-year-old and 20- to 24-year-old females: Various years, 1950 to 2002
Figure 7Percentage of 1988 male and female eighth-graders, by educational level and timing of parenthood: 2000
Figure 8Birth rates for unmarried females, by age group and race of mother: Various years, 1950 to 2002
Figure 9Percentage of population 14 to 29 years old enrolled in school, by selected age group: Various years, October 1960 to October 2003
Figure 10Percentage of students 3 to 34 years old who are Black or Hispanic, by level of school enrollment: Various years, October 1975 to October 2003
Figure 11Pupil/teacher ratios and total expenditures per student in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: Various years, 1965 to 2002
Figure 12Average number of Carnegie units earned by public high school graduates, by subject area: 1990 and 2000
Figure 13National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) reading scores of 13- and 17-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1971 to 2004
Figure 14Average scores on reading literacy assessments among 15-year-old students in selected countries: 2003
Figure 15National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics scores of 13- and 17-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1973 to 2004
Figure 16National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) science scores of 13- and 17-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1973 to 1999
Figure 17Average scores in mathematics and science literacy assessments among 15-year-old students in selected countries: 2003
Figure 18Percentage of 10th-graders who expected to attain various levels of education: 1980, 1990, and 2002
Figure 19Percentage of persons ages 16 to 24 years who were status dropouts, by race/ethnicity: 1972 to 2003
Figure 20Percentage of 25- to 29-year-olds who have not completed high school and percentage who completed a bachelor’s or higher degree: Various years, 1960 to 2004
Figure 21Percentage distribution of 1988 eighth-graders’ educational attainment by 2000, by eighth-grade mathematics achievement: 2000
Figure 22Enrollment of 18- to 24-year-olds in degree-granting institutions as a percentage of all 18- to 24-year-olds, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1970 to 2003
Figure 23Enrollment of 18- to 24-year-olds in higher education as a percentage of all 18- to 24-year-olds, by country: 1999 and 2001
Figure 24Average net college price and average net tuition and fees (in 1999 constant dollars) for dependent full-time, full-year undergraduates, by type of institution: 1989–90 and 1999–2000
Figure 25Percentage of bachelor’s, master’s, first-professional, and doctoral degrees awarded to females: Various years, 1959–60 to 2001–02
Figure 26Percentage of 16- and 17-year-old students who are employed, by sex and race: Various years, 1970 to 2001
Figure 27Labor force participation rate of young adults, by sex and age group: Various years, 1960 to 2003
Figure 28Unemployment rates of 16- to 24-year-olds, by sex, race/ethnicity, and age group: 2003
Figure 29Labor force participation rate of high school completers in year of completion, by college enrollment status: Various years, October 1965 to October 2003
Figure 30Percentage of 16- to 24-year-old full-time college students who were employed, by hours worked per week: October 1970 to October 2003
Figure 31Labor force status of 16- to 24-year-olds who dropped out of school between October 2002 and October 2003
Figure 32Median income of full-time, year-round workers, by sex and age group: Various years, 1955 to 2002
Figure 33Percentage of 18- to 24-year-olds in poverty, by race/ethnicity: Various years, 1985 to 2002
Figure 34Percentage of high school seniors who participated in various school-related extracurricular activities, by sex: 1990 and 2001
Figure 35Percentage of high school seniors who reported watching TV; reading books, magazines, or newspapers; or working around the house at least once a week: Various years, 1979 to 2001
Figure 36Percentage of high school seniors who participated in community affairs or volunteer work at least once or twice per month, by sex and race: 1980 and 2001
Figure 37Percentage of 3- to 24-year-olds who use a home computer, by age group and race/ethnicity: 2003
Figure 38Percentage of employed high school seniors spending “most” or “all or almost all” of their earnings on selected activities or expenses, by race and college plans: 2001
Figure 39Average annual expenditures of households, by type of expenditure and age of head of household: 2001
Figure 40Percentage of high school seniors reporting religious involvement: 1976 to 2001
Figure 41Percentage of U.S. citizens 18 to 24 years old who reported being registered to vote and voting, by school enrollment status: November 2000
Figure 42Number of arrests per 1,000 persons in the U.S. population, ages 14 to 34 years old, by age group: Various years, 1950 to 2002
Figure 43Number of violent crime victims per 1,000 persons, by age group and sex: Various years, 1995 to 2002
Figure 44Percentage of persons 18 years and older who reported being in excellent or very good health, by educational attainment and age group: 2002
Figure 45Percentage of high school students who participated in vigorous physical activity, by sex: Various years, 1997 to 2003
Figure 46Percentage of high school students who reported selected weight control and dieting characteristics, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2003
Figure 47Number and rate of newly reported cases of selected diseases among 15- to 24-year-olds: Various years, 1985 to 2002
Figure 48Percentage of high school seniors who currently use cigarettes, alcohol, or illicit drugs, by race/ethnicity: 2004
Figure 49Percentage of high school students who participated in behaviors that may endanger their safety, by sex and race/ethnicity: 2003
Figure 50Percentage of high school students receiving HIV/AIDS education, percentage who never had sexual intercourse, and percentage who are currently sexually active: Various years, 1991 to 2003
Figure 51Number of deaths per 100,000 persons 15 to 24 years old, by sex and race: Various years, 1960 to 2001

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