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Highway Statistics 2010


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Distribution of Licensed Drivers – 2010 by Sex and Percentage in
  Each Age Group and Relation to Population

September 2011
Table DL-20

AGE MALE DRIVERS FEMALE DRIVERS TOTAL DRIVERS
NUMBER PERCENT OF TOTAL DRIVERS DRIVERS AS PERCENT OF AGE GROUP  1/ NUMBER PERCENT OF TOTAL DRIVERS DRIVERS AS PERCENT OF AGE GROUP 1/ NUMBER PERCENT OF TOTAL DRIVERS DRIVERS AS PERCENT OF AGE GROUP 1/
UNDER 16 199,269 0.2 9.4 198,272 0.2 9.8 397,541 0.2 9.6
16 607,987 0.6 28.0 604,584 0.6 29.4 1,212,571 0.6 28.7
17 1,024,767 1.0 46.4 1,003,673 0.9 47.8 2,028,440 1.0 47.1
18 1,407,573 1.3 62.5 1,323,264 1.3 62.0 2,730,837 1.3 62.2
19 1,640,724 1.6 71.2 1,546,127 1.5 71.0 3,186,851 1.5 71.1
(19 AND UNDER) 4,880,320 4.7 44.2 4,675,920 4.4 44.6 9,556,240 4.5 44.4
20 1,743,925 1.7 78.1 1,681,843 1.6 79.8 3,425,768 1.6 78.9
21 1,756,443 1.7 79.5 1,717,300 1.6 82.4 3,473,743 1.7 80.9
22 1,757,099 1.7 80.0 1,725,417 1.6 83.4 3,482,516 1.7 81.6
23 1,767,027 1.7 79.6 1,748,038 1.7 83.8 3,515,065 1.7 81.6
24 1,792,212 1.7 80.1 1,778,871 1.7 84.7 3,571,083 1.7 82.4
(20-24) 8,816,706 8.4 79.5 8,651,469 8.2 82.8 17,468,175 8.3 81.1
25-29 9,178,507 8.8 82.6 9,252,767 8.8 87.6 18,431,274 8.8 85.0
30-34 8,934,026 8.6 88.4 8,915,067 8.4 91.2 17,849,093 8.5 89.7
35-39 9,079,149 8.7 87.7 9,082,236 8.6 89.2 18,161,385 8.6 88.4
40-44 9,612,893 9.2 91.5 9,564,857 9.0 91.2 19,177,750 9.1 91.4
45-49 10,380,717 9.9 91.9 10,433,487 9.9 90.4 20,814,204 9.9 91.2
50-54 10,240,523 9.8 95.9 10,387,582 9.8 93.7 20,628,105 9.8 94.8
55-59 9,126,397 8.7 99.1 9,313,113 8.8 95.3 18,439,510 8.8 97.2
60-64 7,846,635 7.5 103.6 8,010,950 7.6 97.3 15,857,585 7.5 100.3
65-69 5,652,418 5.4 102.6 5,815,585 5.5 92.7 11,468,003 5.5 97.3
70-74 4,028,977 3.9 98.7 4,201,935 4.0 85.3 8,230,912 3.9 91.4
75-79 2,966,194 2.8 94.2 3,191,705 3.0 76.4 6,157,899 2.9 84.1
80-84 2,090,118 2.0 90.9 2,373,492 2.2 67.4 4,463,610 2.1 76.7
85 AND OVER 1,540,916 1.5 86.4 1,870,278 1.8 48.6 3,411,194 1.6 60.6
TOTAL 104,374,496 100.0 87.1 105,740,443 100.0 84.4 210,114,939 100.0 85.7

1/ These percentages are computed using population estimates of the Bureau of the Census. The 2010 data is unavailable; used 2009 data. 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.