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Table B5.-Fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools, change in fall enrollment, the population, and fall enrollment as a proportion of the population: 1985-86 to 2010-11
(In thousands)
Year ending Fall enrollment
(in thousands)
Change in fall enrollment
(in thousands)
Population
(in millions)
Fall enrollment as a ratio of the population
1986 39,422 214 238.5
0.165
1987 39,753 331 240.7
0.165
1988 40,008 255 242.8
0.165
1989 40,188 180 245.0
0.164
1990 40,543 355 247.3
0.164
1991 41,217 674 250.0
0.165
1992 42,047 830 252.7
0.166
1993 42,823 776 255.4
0.168
1994 43,465 642 258.1
0.168
1995 44,111 646 260.6
0.169
1996 44,840 729 263.1
0.170
1997 45,611 771 265.5
0.172
1998 46,127 516 268.0
0.172
1999 46,539 412 270.5
0.172
  Projected
2000 46,857 318 272.9
0.172
2001 47,051 194 275.4
0.171
2002 47,213 162 278.1
0.170
2003 47,358 145 280.6
0.169
2004 47,432 74 283.1
0.168
2005 47,494 62 285.5
0.166
2006 47,536 42 288.0
0.165
2007 47,515 -21 290.4
0.164
2008 47,430 -85 292.8
0.162
2009 47,286 -144 295.3
0.160
2010 47,178 -109 297.7
0.158
2011 47,131 -47 300.1
0.157
NOTE: Calculations were made using unrounded numbers. Some data have been revised from previously published figures.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Series P-25, Nos. 1092, 1095, and "National Population Estimates," June 1999, and "Annual Projections of the Total Resident Population: 1999 to 2100," January 2000; U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of State Schools Systems; Common Core of Data survey; and Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Model. (This table was prepared June 2001.)

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