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Table 10. Annual High School Dropout Rates1 for Grades 1012 by Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin, 19802000

Year

All races2, both sexes

Male

Female

White

Black

Hispanic Origin3

Total students

High school dropouts

Total students

High school dropouts

Total students

High school dropouts

Total students

High school dropouts

Total students

High school dropouts

Total students

High school dropouts

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

Number

Rate

1980

10,891

658

6.0

5,445

362

6.6

5,448

296

5.4

9,177

517

5.6

1,496

124

8.3

646

74

11.5

1981

10,868

639

5.9

5,379

322

6.0

5,487

316

5.8

9,067

478

5.3

1,516

146

9.6

717

77

10.7

1982

10,611

577

5.4

5,310

305

5.7

5,301

271

5.1

8,769

444

5.1

1,553

121

7.8

692

65

9.4

1983

10,331

535

5.2

5,130

294

5.7

5,200

241

4.6

8,531

410

4.8

1,498

103

6.9

691

68

9.8

1984

10,041

507

5.0

4,986

268

5.4

5,054

238

4.7

8,221

410

5.0

1,524

88

5.8

706

77

10.9

1985

9,704

504

5.2

4,831

259

5.4

4,874

245

5.0

7,967

384

4.8

1,422

110

7.7

729

71

9.7

1986

9,829

421

4.3

4,910

213

4.3

4,917

208

4.2

8,011

333

4.2

1,449

68

4.7

764

91

11.9

1987

9,802

403

4.1

4,921

215

4.4

4,879

187

3.8

7,979

299

3.7

1,463

93

6.4

769

43

5.6

1988

9,590

461

4.8

4,960

256

5.2

4,628

206

4.5

7,727

362

4.7

1,468

93

6.3

730

77

10.5

1989

8,974

404

4.5

4,519

203

4.5

4,453

199

4.5

7,243

286

3.9

1,384

106

7.7

762

59

7.7

1990

8,679

347

4.0

4,356

177

4.1

4,323

170

3.9

6,984

266

3.8

1,303

66

5.1

811

65

8.0

1991

8,612

348

4.0

4,380

167

3.8

4,231

180

4.3

6,856

254

3.7

1,366

85

6.2

809

59

7.3

1992

8,939

384

4.3

4,580

175

3.8

4,357

207

4.8

7,077

292

4.1

1,422

70

4.9

917

72

7.9

1993r4

9,430

404

4.3

4,787

211

4.4

4,640

192

4.1

7,442

306

4.1

1,499

80

5.4

1,061

69

6.5

1993

9,021

382

4.2

4,570

199

4.4

4,452

183

4.1

7,152

290

4.1

1,447

78

5.3

943

60

6.4

1994

9,922

497

5.0

5,048

249

4.9

4,873

247

5.1

7,862

371

4.7

1,559

96

6.1

1,179

109

9.2

1995

10,106

544

5.4

5,161

297

5.8

4,946

247

5.0

7,926

402

5.1

1,598

97

6.1

1,251

145

11.6

1996

10,249

485

4.7

5,175

240

4.6

5,072

244

4.8

8,005

361

4.5

1,704

107

6.3

1,195

100

8.4

1997

10,645

454

4.3

5,330

251

4.7

5,313

203

3.8

8,402

355

4.2

1,678

80

4.8

1,377

119

8.6

1998

10,791

479

4.4

5,486

237

4.3

5,305

243

4.6

8,487

371

4.4

1,759

88

5.0

1,368

115

8.4

1999

11,067

520

4.7

5,659

243

4.3

5,411

277

5.1

8,665

380

4.4

1,794

107

6.0

1,482

105

7.1

2000

10,773

488

4.5

5,417

280

5.2

5,356

208

3.9

8,540

371

4.3

1,706

96

5.6

1,465

100

6.8

1Numbers in thousands; civilian noninstitutionalized population.
2"All races" includes whites, blacks, and other races not shown separately.
3Hispanics may be of any race.
4r = Revised, controlled to 1990 census-based population estimates; previous 1993 data controlled to 1980 census-based estimates.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Education and Social Stratification Branch, Current Population Survey (19802000).




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