June 02, 2010

Summertime school enrollment and employment among teens

Employment-population ratio and proportion enrolled in school, 16- to 19-year-olds, summer 1989 to summer 2009
Year Proportion of 16- to 19-year-olds enrolled in school, summer 1989 to summer 2009 Proportion of 16- to 19-year-olds employed (employment-population ratio), summer 1989 to summer 2009

1989

19.4 57.0

1990

22.5 53.3

1991

21.4 49.5

1992

20.4 49.0

1993

22.8 50.1

1994

26.8 51.7

1995

27.7 52.5

1996

32.8 50.8

1997

34.5 50.1

1998

36.4 52.0

1999

38.2 51.1

2000

36.4 51.7

2001

42.1 48.0

2002

44.3 45.2

2003

44.5 41.7

2004

47.3 41.6

2005

44.3 42.2

2006

46.0 42.6

2007

51.0 39.6

2008

51.1 37.4

2009

53.0 32.9

These data featured in the TED article, Summertime school enrollment and employment among teens.

 

 

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