Figure 29.

Number of 18- to 24-year-olds in the armed forces, by sex and age group: 2000 through 2008


Number of 18- to 24-year-olds in the armed forces, by sex and age group: 2000 through 2008

NOTE: Data consist of active component enlisted members of the armed forces, including members of the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Defense, Defense Manpower Data Center. "Population Representation in the Military Services," appendix B, fiscal years 2000–08 and U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Population Estimates, 2000–08, retrieved November 4, 2010, from http://www.census.gov/popest/national/asrh/2008-nat-res.html.