Percentage of young adults who have completed high school in the U.S. from 1980 to 2016

Share of young U.S. adults who have completed high school 1980-2016 This statistic depicts the percentage of young adults who have completed their high school in the United States from 1980 to 2016. In 2016, 92.9 percent of young adults ages 18–24 had completed high school with a diploma or an alternative credential in the U.S.
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Percentage of young adults
1980 83.9%
1981 83.8%
1982 83.8%
1983 83.9%
1984 84.7%
1985 85.4%
1986 85.5%
1987 84.7%
1988 84.5%
1989 84.7%
1990 85.6%
1991 84.9%
1992 86.4%
1993 86.2%
1994 85.8%
1995 85%
1996 86.2%
1997 85.9%
1998 84.8%
1999 85.9%
2000 86.5%
2001 86.5%
2002 86.6%
2003 87.1%
2004 86.9%
2005 87.6%
2006 87.8%
2007 89%
2008 89.9%
2009 89.8%
2010 90.4%
2011 90.8%
2012 91.3%
2013 92%
201492.4%
201593%
201692.9%
Percentage of young adults
1980 83.9%
1981 83.8%
1982 83.8%
1983 83.9%
1984 84.7%
1985 85.4%
1986 85.5%
1987 84.7%
1988 84.5%
1989 84.7%
1990 85.6%
1991 84.9%
1992 86.4%
1993 86.2%
1994 85.8%
1995 85%
1996 86.2%
1997 85.9%
1998 84.8%
1999 85.9%
2000 86.5%
2001 86.5%
2002 86.6%
2003 87.1%
2004 86.9%
2005 87.6%
2006 87.8%
2007 89%
2008 89.9%
2009 89.8%
2010 90.4%
2011 90.8%
2012 91.3%
2013 92%
201492.4%
201593%
201692.9%
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This statistic depicts the percentage of young adults who have completed their high school in the United States from 1980 to 2016. In 2016, 92.9 percent of young adults ages 18–24 had completed high school with a diploma or an alternative credential in the U.S.
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Release date
September 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
1980-2016
Age group
18 to 24 years
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