These reports summarize the California Department of Finance annual population estimates and projection by county and by age, race/ethnicity, and gender for the years 1998-2012. The child abuse allegation and substantiation rates, entry rates and foster care caseload in care rates data available in other reports on this website are based on these population data.
The following table details the specific data sources for years 1998-2012.
Please note: due to rounding the sum of categories may not equal the total.
Cells containing a period (".") represent a value of zero. In cells representing quotients, a period may also indicate the indeterminate form 0/0.