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Digest of Education Statistics: 2019
Digest of Education Statistics: 2019

NCES 2021-009
February 2021

List of Figures


Chapter 1. All Levels of Education


Figure 1 The structure of education in the United States
Figure 2 Fall enrollment, total expenditures, and expenditures as a percentage of the gross domestic product (GDP), by level of education: Selected years, 1965–66 through 2018–19
Figure 3 Percentage of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2019
Figure 4 Percentage of persons 25 through 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1940 through 2019
Figure 5 Percentage distribution of persons 25 to 29 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: 2019
Figure 6 Percentage of persons 25 to 29 years old with selected levels of educational attainment, by race/ethnicity: 2009 and 2019

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Chapter 2. Elementary and Secondary Education


Figure 7 Fall enrollment, number of teachers, pupil/teacher ratio, and expenditures in public elementary and secondary schools: Selected years, 1960–61 through 2017–18
Figure 8 Percentage change in public elementary and secondary enrollment, by state: Fall 2012 to fall 2017
Figure 9 Total and full-day preprimary enrollment of 3- to 5-year-olds: October 1970 through October 2018
Figure 10 Current expenditure per pupil in fall enrollment in public elementary and secondary schools: 1970–71 through 2016–17
Figure 11 Percentage of revenue for public elementary and secondary schools, by source of funds: 1970–71 through 2016–17

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Chapter 3. Postsecondary Education


Figure 12 Fall enrollment, degrees conferred, and total expenditures in degree-granting postsecondary institutions: 1960–61 through 2018–19
Figure 13 Percentage change in total enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by state: Fall 2013 to fall 2018
Figure 14 Fall enrollment in degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by age of student: 1970 through 2029
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: 1999, 2009, and 2018
Figure 16 Number of bachelor’s degrees conferred by postsecondary institutions in selected fields of study: 2007–08, 2012–13, and 2017–18
Figure 17 Percentage distribution of total revenues of public degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2017–18
Figure 18 Percentage distribution of total revenues of private nonprofit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2017–18
Figure 19 Percentage distribution of total revenues of private for-profit degree-granting postsecondary institutions, by source of funds: 2017–18

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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 2019
Figure 21 Percentage distribution of federal on-budget funds for education, by agency: Fiscal year 2018

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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 2019
Figure 23 Employment to population ratios of persons 25 to 34 years old, by highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1990 through 2019
Figure 24 Percentage distribution of 2017–18 high school dropouts and high school completers not enrolled in college, by labor force status: October 2018
Figure 25 Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 to 34 years old, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2018
Figure 26 Median annual earnings of 25- to 29-year-old bachelor’s degree holders employed full time, by field of study: 2010 and 2018

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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 2017
Figure 28 Percentage of the population 25 to 34 years old with an associate’s or higher degree, by country: 2018
Figure 29 Government and private expenditures on education institutions as a percentage of gross domestic product (GDP), by OECD country: 2016

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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: 2018
Figure 31 Percentage of persons age 25 and over who used the Internet anywhere, at home, and at the workplace, by highest level of educational attainment: 2011 and 2017

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