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ERIC Number: ED484518
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jun
Pages: 12
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 15
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Educational Attainment in the United States: 2003. Population Characteristics. Current Population Reports. P20-550
Stoops, Nicole
US Department of Commerce
This report provides information on basic educational trends and attainment levels across many segments of the population. The findings are based on data collected in the 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) to the Current Population Survey (CPS) and refer to the population 25 years and over unless otherwise specified. The population in the United States is becoming more educated, but significant differences in educational attainment remain with regard to age, sex, race, and origin. Nevertheless, the educational attainment of young adults (25 to 29 years), which provides a glimpse of our country's future, indicates dramatic improvement by groups who have historically been less educated. This report provides information on basic educational trends and attainment levels across many segments of the population. The findings are based on data collected in the 2003 Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC) to the Current Population Survey (CPS) and refer to the population 25 years and over unless otherwise specified.
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Bureau of the Census (DOC), Washington, DC. Economics and Statistics Administration.