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Population Projection Kids 0-14
|Total in millions
|Total % of population
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Projected 5-Year Age Groups and Sex composition: Main Projection Series for the United States. 2017-2060. Washington D.C.
Original release date: March 2018.
Revised release date: September 2018.
The population of kids 0-14 are projected at 61.4 million in 2020, representing 18.5% of the U.S population.
By 2060 kids 0-14 are projected at 66.7 million, representing 16.5% of the population.
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Highlights from a U.S. Census report, “Demographic Turning Points for the United States: Population Projections for 2020 to 2060”.
- The U.S. population is projected to grow by nearly 79 million in the next 4 decades. From about 326 million to 404 million between 2017 and 2060.
- The rate of population growth is slowing.
- Beyond 2030 the U.S. population is projected to grow slowly, age considerably and become more racially and ethnically diverse.
- Despite slowing growth, the population is still projected to grow compared to other developed countries whose populations are expected to minimally increase or contract of the next few decades.
More detailed information is available at the U.S. Census Bureau
Source: Vespa, Jonathan, Lauren Medina, and David M. Armstrong, “Demographic Turning Points for the United States: Population Projections for 2020 to 2060.” Current Population Reports P25-1144, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington DC, 2020.