USA: Percent children

(measure: percent; source: United Nations Population Division)

USA: Population ages 0-14, percent of total

: For that indicator, United Nations Population Division provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 23.37 percent with a minumum of 18.85 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 30.91 percent in 1961. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Definition: Total population below the age of 14 as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.