Demographics: United States

This report forecasts to 2019 the US resident population, number of households, number of marriages, and the size of the civilian labor force. Total resident population is segmented by age group in terms of under 5 years, 5-14 years, 15-24 years, 25-34 years, 35-44 years, 45-54 years, 55-64 years, and 65 years and older. Total resident population is also forecast for the following regions: South Atlantic, West South Central, East South Central, Pacific, Mountain, East North Central, West North Central, Middle Atlantic, and New England. Lastly, this report forecasts to 2019 the NAFTA population by country and the world population by major region.

To illustrate historical trends, the US resident population, number of households, number of marriages, the size of the civilian labor force, the NAFTA and world populations, and the various segments and regions are provided in annual series from 2004 to 2014. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical population and trends. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines segments, discusses segment drivers and constraints, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each segment over the forecast period.

A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 23-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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