Recipients of Federal Pell Grants in the U.S. from 1980/81 to 2017/18

Number of recipients of the Federal Pell Grant Award in the United States from 1980/81 to 2017/18

Recipients of Federal Pell Grants in the U.S. from 1980/81 to 2017/18 This statistic shows the average number of recipients in millions, of Federal Pell Grant Awards in the United States from 1980 to 2018. In the 1980/81 academic year there were 2.7 million recipients. By the academic year 2017/18 , the number of recipients had increased to 7 million.
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Number of recipients of the Federal Pell Grant Award in the United States from 1980/81 to 2017/18

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YearNumber of recipients in millions
1980-81 2.7
1985-86 2.8
1990-91 3.4
1995-96 3.6
2000-01 3.9
2005-06 5.2
2010-11 9.3
2011-12 9.4
2012-13 9
2013-14 8.7
2014-15 8.3
2015-16 7.7
2016-177.2
2017-187
YearNumber of recipients in millions
1980-81 2.7
1985-86 2.8
1990-91 3.4
1995-96 3.6
2000-01 3.9
2005-06 5.2
2010-11 9.3
2011-12 9.4
2012-13 9
2013-14 8.7
2014-15 8.3
2015-16 7.7
2016-177.2
2017-187
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This statistic shows the average number of recipients in millions, of Federal Pell Grant Awards in the United States from 1980 to 2018. In the 1980/81 academic year there were 2.7 million recipients. By the academic year 2017/18 , the number of recipients had increased to 7 million.
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