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Youth Indicators 1996 / Indicator 2


Indicator 2. Population Projections of Young People


Projections of the population, birth to age 24, by race/ethnicity and age: 1993 to 2020

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                                                                                  Percent change
                                           Population, in millions                   1993    2000 
Race/ethnicity      ------------------------------------------------------------       to      to
and age              1993     1995     2000     2005     2010     2015      2020     2000    2020
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 Total, all ages    257.8    263.4    276.2    288.3    300.4    313.1     325.9      7.2    18.0
All races, 0 to 24   92.8     94.5     97.7    101.4    103.8    106.3     108.2      5.3    10.8
 Under 5             19.7     20.2     19.4     19.3     20.0     21.1      22.0     -1.3    13.0
 5 to 13             33.5     34.3     36.5     36.8     36.2     36.9      38.7      9.1     5.9
 14 to 17            13.9     14.6     15.8     16.9     17.4     17.0      17.1     13.5     8.3
 18 to 24            25.7     25.5     25.9     28.2     30.2     31.3      30.5      1.0    17.5
White, non-Hispanic, 0 to 24
                     63.0     63.4     63.2     63.1     62.0     60.8      59.2      0.3    -6.3
 Under 5             12.9     13.0     11.9     11.3     11.3     11.5      11.5     -7.3    -3.3
 5 to 13             22.8     23.0     23.5     22.6     21.1     20.6      20.9      2.9   -11.2
 14 to 17             9.5      9.9     10.5     10.8     10.6      9.8       9.4     10.1   -10.3
 18 to 24            17.7     17.4     17.2     18.5     19.0     18.8      17.4     -2.7     0.9
 
Hispanic, 0 to 24    12.2     12.7     14.5     16.4     18.4     20.4      22.3     19.1    54.1
 Under 5              3.0      3.1      3.3      3.6      4.0      4.5       4.9     11.0    50.2
 5 to 13              4.3      4.6      5.5      6.2      6.7      7.3       8.1     29.8    47.0
 14 to 17             1.7      1.8      2.1      2.6      2.9      3.1       3.4     23.6    60.6
 18 to 24             3.2      3.2      3.5      4.1      4.9      5.5       5.9     10.1    65.0
 
Black, non-Hispanic, 0 to 24
                     13.5     13.9     14.6     15.4     16.1     16.8      17.4      8.0    19.7
 Under 5              3.0      3.1      3.0      3.1      3.3      3.5       3.7      2.6    20.8
 5 to 13              4.9      5.0      5.5      5.7      5.7      6.0       6.4     12.9    15.4
 14 to 17             2.1      2.2      2.3      2.6      2.7      2.7       2.8     11.5    20.0
 18 to 24             3.6      3.6      3.7      4.0      4.4      4.6       4.6      3.9    24.9
 
Other, non-Hispanic, 0 to 241\1\
                      4.2      4.6      5.5      6.4      7.4      8.3       9.2     31.3    69.2
 Under 5              0.9      1.0      1.2      1.3      1.5      1.6       1.8     31.2    54.1
 5 to 13              1.5      1.6      2.0      2.4      2.7      3.0       3.3     32.5    67.2
 14 to 17             0.6      0.7      0.9      1.0      1.2      1.4       1.5     45.1    73.3
 18 to 24             1.2      1.3      1.4      1.7      2.0      2.3       2.6     22.7    82.0
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/1/Includes American Indians, Alaskan Natives, and Asian and Pacific Islanders.

NOTE: Details may not add to totals because of rounding.

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Current Population Reports, Population Projections of the United States, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1993 to 2050 and U.S. Population Estimates, by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin: 1990 to 1994, PPL-21.

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