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Digest of Education Statistics: 2015
Digest of Education Statistics: 2015

NCES 2016-014
December 2016


Figure 2. Enrollment, total expenditures in constant dollars, and expenditures as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by level of education: Selected years, 1965–66 through 2014–15


Figure 2. Enrollment, total expenditures in constant dollars, and expenditures as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by level of education: Selected years, 1965–66 through 2014–15
NOTE: Elementary and secondary enrollment data for school year 2014 (2014–15) are projected. Elementary and secondary expenditure data for school years 2013 and 2014 (2013–14 and 2014–15) are estimated. Postsecondary expenditure data for school year 2014 (2014–15) are estimated.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Statistics of State School Systems, 1965–66 through 1969–70; Statistics of Public Elementary and Secondary School Systems, 1965 through 1980; Revenues and Expenditures for Public Elementary and Secondary Education, 1970–71 through 1986–87; Common Core of Data (CCD), "State Nonfiscal Survey of Public Elementary and Secondary Education," 1981–82 through 2013–14, and "National Public Education Financial Survey," 1987–88 through 2012–13; Private School Universe Survey (PSS), 1989–90 through 2013–14; National Elementary and Secondary Enrollment Projection Model, 1972 through 2025; Higher Education General Information Survey (HEGIS), "Fall Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Education" and "Financial Statistics of Institutions of Higher Education" surveys, 1965–66 through 1985–86; Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), "Fall Enrollment Survey" (IPEDS-EF:86–99) and "Finance Survey" (IPEDS-F:FY87–99); and IPEDS Spring 2001 through Spring 2015, Fall Enrollment and Finance components. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis, National Income and Product Accounts Tables, retrieved January 29, 2016, from http://www.bea.gov/iTable/index_nipa.cfm.