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Status and Trends in the Education of Racial and Ethnic Minorities
NCES 2007-039
September 2007


Figure 1.

Minority population as percentage of total population: Selected years, 1980-2005, and projections, 2010 and 2020


Minority population as percentage of total population: Selected years, 1980-2005, and projections, 2010 and 2020

NOTE: White excludes persons of Hispanic origin. Total minority includes all race/ethnicity categories except White.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2000 and 2004, Population Estimates Program, 1980 to 2000; Annual Estimates of the Population by Sex, Race and Hispanic or Latino Origin for the United States: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 (NC-EST2005-03), released May 10, 2006; and U.S. Interim Projections by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, released March 18, 2004.

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