Spotlight on Statistics

March 2011

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: School's Out

Chart Data

Summer School Attendance

Proportion of 16- to 24-year-olds enrolled in school in July, by age, not seasonally adjusted, July 1985-2010
July, of year Age
16 to 24 years 16 to 19 years 20 to 24 years

1985

9.3 10.4 8.6

1986

9.8 11.7 8.4

1987

10.6 13.3 8.6

1988

11.7 13.0 10.7

1989

12.3 14.5 10.5

1990

13.3 15.7 11.4

1991

13.3 15.2 12.0

1992

12.6 13.6 11.9

1993

12.6 13.9 11.6

1994

16.3 19.5 13.8

1995

18.0 21.9 14.8

1996

18.5 22.0 15.5

1997

19.3 23.9 15.3

1998

20.4 24.8 16.4

1999

21.5 26.8 16.8

2000

21.2 27.1 16.2

2001

24.4 31.1 18.7

2002

25.9 33.3 19.7

2003

25.5 33.2 19.3

2004

28.9 37.9 21.7

2005

27.8 36.5 20.7

2006

28.5 37.6 21.1

2007

31.5 41.5 23.2

2008

32.0 41.8 23.9

2009

33.6 44.7 24.4

2010

34.9 45.6 26.3

Source: Current Population Survey | Chart

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