Ratio of Males to Females, by Age Group, 1950-2025

(number of males per 100 females, total resident population)
Age1950
1960
1970
1980
19901
1998
Projections
20002025
All ages98.697.194.894.595.195.595.596.0
Under
14 years
103.7103.4103.9104.6104.9104.8104.8105.1
14 to
24 years
98.298.798.7101.9104.6104.8104.1104.2
25 to
44 years
96.495.795.597.498.998.698.997.7
45 to
64 years
100.195.791.690.792.593.793.893.5
65 years
and over
89.682.872.167.667.270.370.482.9
NOTES: As of April 1 for 1950–1990. As of July 1 for 1998–2025.

1. The April 1, 1990, census count (248,765,170) includes count resolution corrections processed through August 1997, and does not include adjustments for census coverage errors except for adjustments estimated for the 1995 Census Test in Oakland, Calif.; Paterson, N.J.; and six Louisiana parishes. These adjustments amounted to a total of 55,297 persons.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports, P25-1095 and P25-1130; and unpublished data. From Statistical Abstract of the United States 1999.

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