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Highway Statistics 2000


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Distribution of Licensed Drivers – 2000
  By Sex and Percentage in Each Age Group and Relation to Population

October 2001
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 13,879 0.0 0.7 12,648 0.0 0.6 26,527 0.0 0.7
16 754,898 0.8 36.8 715,243 0.8 37.1 1,470,141 0.8 37.0
17 1,200,966 1.3 57.4 1,129,804 1.2 57.8 2,330,769 1.2 57.6
18 1,470,934 1.5 70.8 1,367,828 1.4 69.3 2,838,762 1.5 70.1
19 1,588,821 1.7 75.4 1,488,498 1.6 73.7 3,077,319 1.6 74.6
(19 AND UNDER) 5,029,498 5.3 48.4 4,714,021 5.0 48.0 9,743,519 5.1 48.2
20 1,610,581 1.7 77.8 1,529,803 1.6 77.3 3,140,384 1.6 77.6
21 1,619,961 1.7 82.4 1,551,615 1.6 82.7 3,171,576 1.7 82.6
22 1,624,435 1.7 84.5 1,557,314 1.6 84.8 3,181,749 1.7 84.7
23 1,655,846 1.7 88.3 1,590,931 1.7 88.5 3,246,777 1.7 88.4
24 1,647,777 1.7 88.9 1,577,414 1.7 88.3 3,225,191 1.7 88.6
(20-24) 8,158,599 8.5 84.2 7,807,078 8.2 84.2 15,965,676 8.4 84.2
25-29 8,988,142 9.4 91.7 8,597,716 9.1 89.7 17,585,858 9.2 90.7
30-34 9,767,476 10.2 94.6 9,387,297 9.9 92.1 19,154,774 10.0 93.4
35-39 10,621,910 11.1 93.8 10,437,549 11.0 91.7 21,059,459 11.0 92.7
40-44 10,576,976 11.0 95.0 10,516,251 11.1 93.0 21,093,227 11.1 94.0
45-49 9,578,268 10.0 96.9 9,575,363 10.1 93.8 19,153,630 10.0 95.3
50-54 8,448,424 8.8 98.1 8,419,527 8.9 93.8 16,867,951 8.8 95.9
55-59 6,394,207 6.7 98.2 6,366,285 6.7 91.5 12,760,492 6.7 94.7
60-64 4,970,258 5.2 96.8 4,944,370 5.2 87.2 9,914,627 5.2 91.8
65-69 4,182,933 4.4 95.1 4,202,950 4.4 81.9 8,385,883 4.4 88.0
70-74 3,644,990 3.8 93.4 3,822,570 4.0 77.2 7,467,560 3.9 84.3
75-79 2,820,136 2.9 92.6 3,091,013 3.3 70.7 5,911,149 3.1 79.7
80-84 1,656,789 1.7 90.3 1,854,278 2.0 59.6 3,511,067 1.8 71.0
85 AND OVER 957,463 1.0 78.0 1,092,687 1.2 36.3 2,050,150 1.1 48.4
TOTAL 95,796,069 100.0 89.4 94,828,953 100.0 83.2 190,625,023 100.0 86.2

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.