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Average monthly participation in WIC, fiscal year 1980-2013

Thousands
Line 1, Women.
Point 1, 1980 is 411.
Point 2, 1981 is 446.
Point 3, 1982 is 478.
Point 4, 1983 is 542.
Point 5, 1984 is 657.
Point 6, 1985 is 665.
Point 7, 1986 is 712.
Point 8, 1987 is 751.
Point 9, 1988 is 815.
Point 10, 1989 is 952.
Point 11, 1990 is 1035.
Point 12, 1991 is 1120.
Point 13, 1992 is 1226.
Point 14, 1993 is 1366.
Point 15, 1994 is 1499.
Point 16, 1995 is 1577.
Point 17, 1996 is 1648.
Point 18, 1997 is 1711.
Point 19, 1998 is 1734.
Point 20, 1999 is 1743.
Point 21, 2000 is 1749.
Point 22, 2001 is 1780.
Point 23, 2002 is 1813.
Point 24, 2003 is 1857.
Point 25, 2004 is 1932.
Point 26, 2005 is 1966.
Point 27, 2006 is 2023.
Point 28, 2007 is 2093.
Point 29, 2008 is 2153.
Point 30, 2009 is 2182.
Point 31, 2010 is 2138.
Point 32, 2011 is 2097.
Point 33, 2012 is 2094.
Point 34, 2013 is 2047.
Line 2, Infants (younger than 1).
Point 1, 1980 is 507.
Point 2, 1981 is 585.
Point 3, 1982 is 623.
Point 4, 1983 is 730.
Point 5, 1984 is 825.
Point 6, 1985 is 874.
Point 7, 1986 is 945.
Point 8, 1987 is 1019.
Point 9, 1988 is 1095.
Point 10, 1989 is 1260.
Point 11, 1990 is 1412.
Point 12, 1991 is 1559.
Point 13, 1992 is 1684.
Point 14, 1993 is 1741.
Point 15, 1994 is 1786.
Point 16, 1995 is 1817.
Point 17, 1996 is 1827.
Point 18, 1997 is 1863.
Point 19, 1998 is 1883.
Point 20, 1999 is 1898.
Point 21, 2000 is 1893.
Point 22, 2001 is 1921.
Point 23, 2002 is 1929.
Point 24, 2003 is 1948.
Point 25, 2004 is 2015.
Point 26, 2005 is 2047.
Point 27, 2006 is 2076.
Point 28, 2007 is 2167.
Point 29, 2008 is 2222.
Point 30, 2009 is 2223.
Point 31, 2010 is 2174.
Point 32, 2011 is 2103.
Point 33, 2012 is 2068.
Point 34, 2013 is 2036.
Line 3, Children (ages 1-4).
Point 1, 1980 is 995.
Point 2, 1981 is 1088.
Point 3, 1982 is 1088.
Point 4, 1983 is 1265.
Point 5, 1984 is 1563.
Point 6, 1985 is 1600.
Point 7, 1986 is 1655.
Point 8, 1987 is 1660.
Point 9, 1988 is 1683.
Point 10, 1989 is 1907.
Point 11, 1990 is 2069.
Point 12, 1991 is 2214.
Point 13, 1992 is 2494.
Point 14, 1993 is 2814.
Point 15, 1994 is 3192.
Point 16, 1995 is 3500.
Point 17, 1996 is 3712.
Point 18, 1997 is 3833.
Point 19, 1998 is 3750.
Point 20, 1999 is 3670.
Point 21, 2000 is 3551.
Point 22, 2001 is 3605.
Point 23, 2002 is 3749.
Point 24, 2003 is 3826.
Point 25, 2004 is 3957.
Point 26, 2005 is 4009.
Point 27, 2006 is 3986.
Point 28, 2007 is 4025.
Point 29, 2008 is 4329.
Point 30, 2009 is 4714.
Point 31, 2010 is 4863.
Point 32, 2011 is 4761.
Point 33, 2012 is 4746.
Point 34, 2013 is 4581.

Source: Prepared by ERS using data from USDA, Food and Nutrition Service.

Data as of May 2014.