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Highway Statistics 2019


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Distribution of Licensed Drivers - 2019
By Sex and Percentage in each Age Group and Relation to Population

November 2020
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 21,359 0.0 0.5 22,449 0.0 0.5 43,808 0.0 0.5
16 534,189 0.5 25.2 554,213 0.5 27.2 1,088,402 0.5 26.2
17 975,376 0.9 46.2 981,456 0.8 48.4 1,956,832 0.9 47.2
18 1,330,599 1.2 61.3 1,290,590 1.1 61.9 2,621,189 1.1 61.6
19 1,569,435 1.4 70.9 1,502,527 1.3 71.0 3,071,962 1.3 70.9
(19 AND UNDER) 4,430,958 3.9 34.4 4,351,235 3.8 35.2 8,782,193 3.8 34.8
20 1,660,551 1.5 76.1 1,593,791 1.4 76.4 3,254,342 1.4 76.2
21 1,709,205 1.5 78.1 1,650,692 1.4 78.9 3,359,897 1.5 78.5
22 1,779,990 1.6 81.1 1,727,559 1.5 82.1 3,507,549 1.5 81.6
23 1,830,239 1.6 82.4 1,793,267 1.6 84.6 3,623,506 1.6 83.5
24 1,881,861 1.7 82.6 1,850,844 1.6 85.4 3,732,704 1.6 84.0
(20-24) 8,861,846 7.8 80.1 8,616,153 7.4 81.5 17,477,998 7.6 80.8
25-29 10,071,946 8.9 83.9 10,044,709 8.7 87.3 20,116,655 8.8 85.6
30-34 10,042,390 8.9 88.4 10,139,924 8.8 91.5 20,182,314 8.8 90.0
35-39 9,808,873 8.7 90.1 9,933,766 8.6 91.5 19,742,639 8.6 90.8
40-44 9,045,387 8.0 91.3 9,201,260 8.0 91.9 18,246,647 8.0 91.6
45-49 9,396,532 8.3 93.2 9,522,379 8.2 92.3 18,918,911 8.3 92.7
50-54 9,526,272 8.4 94.4 9,647,355 8.3 92.8 19,173,627 8.4 93.6
55-59 10,110,144 8.9 95.0 10,387,240 9.0 92.5 20,497,384 9.0 93.7
60-64 9,420,961 8.3 95.6 9,822,307 8.5 91.7 19,243,268 8.4 93.5
65-69 7,887,504 7.0 96.2 8,354,380 7.2 90.3 16,241,884 7.1 93.1
70-74 6,187,316 5.5 95.2 6,576,052 5.7 87.3 12,763,368 5.6 91.0
75-79 4,003,260 3.5 92.7 4,342,350 3.8 81.4 8,345,610 3.6 86.5
80-84 2,312,296 2.0 86.3 2,568,184 2.2 70.6 4,880,480 2.1 77.3
85 AND OVER 1,895,123 1.7 78.5 2,171,618 1.9 49.9 4,066,741 1.8 60.1
TOTAL 113,000,808 100.0 85.0 115,678,912 100.0 83.2 228,679,719 100.0 84.1

(1) These percentages are computed using population estimates from the Census Bureau. For computation purposes, Under 16 age group data is compared to 14 and 15-year-old population estimates; the other age brackets coincide with those from the Census Bureau.

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