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AGE GROUP 2009 2010 2011
January April July October January April July October January
  BOTH SEXES
TOTAL 11.1 11.4 11.3 11.6 13.5 12.4 11.6 12.0 12.9
                 
14 - 19 39.4 42.5 37.3 43.1 47.4 44.8 43.5 53.5 39.0
20 - 24 21.3 21.4 24.7 26.4 26.4 29.8 26.1 25.7 28.1
25 - 34 13.6 14.3 13.0 12.4 15.6 13.2 13.5 13.0 15.3
35 - 44 8.2 8.4 8.8 9.0 11.5 9.8 8.7 9.6 8.4
45 - 54 5.7 6.0 6.2 6.4 7.4 6.6 6.1 6.7 7.7
55 - 64 4.6 4.6 3.8 4.2 4.4 5.8 5.3 4.7 5.4
65 and over 3.8 3.8 2.0 3.0 3.5 1.8 1.8 2.4 1.9
  MALE
TOTAL 8.5 9.2 8.4 8.1 10.5 9.3 8.1 9.0 9.5
                 
14 - 19 33.2 38.8 33.0 35.4 41.1 39.6 39.0 43.4 28.5
20 - 24 16.6 19.0 20.0 19.3 19.6 24.4 19.7 21.3 21.5
25 - 34 9.6 11.3 9.4 7.6 11.6 9.5 8.4 8.3 10.7
35 - 44 5.8 5.5 5.2 5.2 8.9 5.4 5.3 6.8 5.7
45 - 54 4.9 4.3 4.4 5.2 6.5 5.2 4.5 5.5 6.6
55 - 64 4.4 5.2 3.6 4.0 4.3 5.9 4.3 4.9 5.1
65 and over 3.8 3.6 1.9 3.9 3.2 1.8 1.5 3.4 1.8
  FEMALE
TOTAL 14.3 14.2 14.9 15.9 17.1 16.2 15.9 15.7 16.8
                 
14 - 19 48.2 48.9 43.7 54.8 56.5 55.4 51.4 67.5 54.3
20 - 24 26.9 24.3 31.0 35.3 35.0 36.3 33.7 30.9 35.6
25 - 34 18.0 17.7 16.9 17.7 19.9 17.1 19.2 18.5 20.1
35 - 44 10.9 11.8 12.8 13.2 14.4 14.8 12.5 12.6 11.2
45 - 54 6.6 8.0 8.6 7.8 8.4 8.4 8.1 8.1 9.0
55 - 64 4.9 3.7 4.1 4.6 4.5 5.8 6.9 4.4 6.0
65 and over 3.7 4.2 2.3 1.4 4.3 1.9 2.2 0.0 2.2
Note: Data for January  2011 are PRELIMINARY (Data for April, July & October 2010 were adjusted)
May 26, 2011
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