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Highway Statistics 1999


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Distribution of Licensed Drivers – 1999
  By Sex and Percentage in Each Age Group and Relation to Population

October 1999
Table DL-20

AGE MALE DRIVERS FEMALE DRIVERS TOTAL DRIVERS
NUMBER PERCENT
OF TOTAL
DRIVER
DRIVERS AS
PERCENT OF
AGE GROUP 1/
NUMBER PERCENT
OF TOTAL
DRIVER
DRIVERS AS
PERCENT OF
AGE GROUP 1/
NUMBER PERCENT
OF TOTAL
DRIVER
DRIVERS AS
PERCENT OF
AGE GROUP 1/
UNDER 16 17,543 0.0 0.4 15,706 0.0 0.4 33,248 0.0 0.4
16 753,624 0.8 37.3 704,633 0.8 37.0 1,458,257 0.8 37.2
17 1,200,327 1.3 57.9 1,130,122 1.2 58.2 2,330,449 1.2 58.0
18 1,434,671 1.5 72.1 1,332,849 1.4 70.7 2,767,520 1.5 71.4
19 1,563,198 1.7 74.3 1,457,470 1.6 72.6 3,020,668 1.6 73.5
(19 AND UNDER) 4,969,362 5.3 40.9 4,640,780 5.0 40.4 9,610,142 5.1 40.7
20 1,559,679 1.7 78.0 1,482,071 1.6 78.0 3,041,750 1.6 78.0
21 1,561,806 1.7 82.3 1,490,535 1.6 82.4 3,052,341 1.6 82.4
22 1,600,041 1.7 88.1 1,536,503 1.7 88.0 3,136,544 1.7 88.0
23 1,587,646 1.7 92.6 1,520,575 1.6 91.4 3,108,221 1.7 92.0
24 1,630,891 1.7 92.9 1,559,507 1.7 90.4 3,190,398 1.7 91.7
(20-24) 7,940,062 8.4 86.5 7,589,191 8.2 85.8 15,529,253 8.3 86.2
25-29 9,067,323 9.6 100.1 8,670,126 9.3 94.7 17,737,449 9.5 97.4
30-34 9,633,540 10.2 98.6 9,279,100 10.0 93.2 18,912,641 10.1 95.9
35-39 10,635,935 11.3 94.8 10,464,605 11.3 92.4 21,100,541 11.3 93.6
40-44 10,376,809 11.0 94.0 10,345,322 11.1 92.1 20,722,131 11.1 93.1
45-49 9,328,218 9.9 98.2 9,288,229 10.0 94.2 18,616,447 9.9 96.2
50-54 8,096,694 8.6 101.2 8,036,958 8.6 95.1 16,133,652 8.6 98.1
55-59 6,200,918 6.6 100.3 6,147,189 6.6 91.8 12,348,107 6.6 95.9
60-64 4,858,994 5.2 97.8 4,804,434 5.2 86.6 9,663,428 5.2 91.9
65-69 4,163,873 4.4 96.0 4,167,098 4.5 81.5 8,330,972 4.5 88.2
70-74 3,645,458 3.9 94.4 3,806,964 4.1 77.6 7,452,422 4.0 85.0
75-79 2,777,529 2.9 90.9 3,011,770 3.2 70.5 5,789,299 3.1 79.0
80-84 1,582,587 1.7 87.2 1,748,113 1.9 58.2 3,330,701 1.8 69.1
85 AND OVER 889,019 0.9 71.7 1,004,218 1.1 34.2 1,893,236 1.0 45.3
TOTAL 94,166,321 100.0 89.4 93,004,099 100.0 82.5 187,170,420 100.0 85.8

1/ These percentages are computed using population estimates of the Bureau of the Census. Under-16 age group is compared to 14 and 15-year-old population estimates; the other age brackets coincide with those from the Bureau of the Census.