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Digest of Education Statistics: 2017
Digest of Education Statistics: 2017

NCES 2018-070
January 2018

List of Figures


Chapter 1. All Levels of Education

Figure 1 The structure of education in the United States
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 2016–17
Figure 3 Percentage of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2017
Figure 4 Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2017
Figure 5 Percentage distribution of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: 2017
Figure 6 Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by selected levels of educational attainment and race/ethnicity: 2007 and 2017

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Chapter 2. Elementary and Secondary Education

Figure 7 Enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratio, and expenditures in public elementary and secondary schools: 1960–61 through 2015–16
Figure 8 Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 2010 to fall 2015
Figure 9 Total and full-day preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds: October 1970 through October 2016
Figure 10 Percentage of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: 1970–71 through 2014–15
Figure 11 Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970–71 through 2014–15

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Chapter 3. Postsecondary Education

Figure 12 Enrollment, degrees conferred, and expenditures in degree-granting postsecondary institutions: 1960–61 through 2016–17
Figure 13 Percentage change in total enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by state: Fall 2011 to fall 2016
Figure 14 Enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by age: Fall 1970 through fall 2026
Figure 15 Ratio of full-time-equivalent (FTE) students to total FTE staff and to FTE faculty in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by control of institution: 1995, 2005, and 2016
Figure 16 Number of bachelor's degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study: 2005–06, 2010–11, and 2015–16
Figure 17 Percentage distribution of total revenues of public degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2015–16
Figure 18 Percentage distribution of total revenues of private nonprofit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2015–16
Figure 19 Percentage distribution of total revenues of private for-profit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2015–16

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Chapter 4. Federal Funds for Education and Related Activities

Figure 20 Federal on-budget funds for education, by level or other educational purpose: Selected years, 1965 through 2017
Figure 21 Percentage distribution of federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 2015

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Chapter 5. Outcomes of Education

Figure 22 Unemployment rates of persons 25 to 34 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1990 through 2017
Figure 23 Employment to population ratios of persons 25 to 34 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1990 through 2017
Figure 24 Percentage distribution of 2015–16 high school dropouts and high school completers not enrolled in college, by labor force status: October 2016
Figure 25 Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2016
Figure 26 Median annual earnings of 25- to 29-year-old bachelor's degree holders employed full time, by field of study: 2010 and 2016

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Chapter 6. International Comparisons of Education

Figure 27 Percentage change in enrollment, by major areas of the world and level of education: 2000 to 2015
Figure 28 Percentage of the population 25 to 34 years old with an associate's or higher degree, by country: 2016
Figure 29 Public and private direct expenditures on education institutions as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), by country: 2014

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Chapter 7. Libraries and Use of Technology

Figure 30 Percentage of children ages 3 to 18 living in households with a computer, by parents’ highest level of educational attainment and type of computer: 2016
Figure 31 Percentage of persons age 25 and over using the Internet anywhere, at home, and at the workplace, by highest level of educational attainment: 2011 and 2015

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