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Highway Statistics 2002 - FHWA

LICENSED DRIVERS, VEHICLE REGISTRATIONS AND RESIDENT POPULATION

Line chart showing Licensed Drivers, Vehicle  and  Population by year, 1960-2002 for the data, see table below


YearResident
Population
(Millions)
Drivers
(Millions)
Motor
Vehicles
19601808774
1838976
19621869179
1889483
1919586
19651949990
19610194
19710397
1968199105101
201108105
204112108
1971207114113
209118119
211122126
1974213125130
215130133
218134139
1977220138142
222141148
225143152
1980227145156
230147158
232150160
1983234154164
236155166
239157172
1986241159176
243161179
246163184
1989248166187
248167189
252169188
1992255173190
1993258173194
260175198
263177202
1996265180206
268183208
270185211
1999273187216
281191221
285191230
2002288191230

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