Line graph with 2 lines and 44 points per line.

Meals served in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast Programs, fiscal 1969-2012

Millions
Line 1, National School Lunch.
Point 1, 1969 is 3368.2.
Point 2, 1970 is 3565.1.
Point 3, 1971 is 3848.3.
Point 4, 1972 is 3972.1.
Point 5, 1973 is 4008.8.
Point 6, 1974 is 3981.6.
Point 7, 1975 is 4063.
Point 8, 1976 is 4147.9.
Point 9, 1977 is 4250.
Point 10, 1978 is 4294.1.
Point 11, 1979 is 4357.4.
Point 12, 1980 is 4387.
Point 13, 1981 is 4210.6.
Point 14, 1982 is 3755.
Point 15, 1983 is 3803.3.
Point 16, 1984 is 3826.2.
Point 17, 1985 is 3890.1.
Point 18, 1986 is 3942.5.
Point 19, 1987 is 3939.9.
Point 20, 1988 is 4032.9.
Point 21, 1989 is 4004.9.
Point 22, 1990 is 4009.
Point 23, 1991 is 4050.7.
Point 24, 1992 is 4101.3.
Point 25, 1993 is 4137.7.
Point 26, 1994 is 4201.6.
Point 27, 1995 is 4253.3.
Point 28, 1996 is 4313.2.
Point 29, 1997 is 4409.
Point 30, 1998 is 4425.
Point 31, 1999 is 4513.6.
Point 32, 2000 is 4575.2.
Point 33, 2001 is 4584.8.
Point 34, 2002 is 4716.9.
Point 35, 2003 is 4763.
Point 36, 2004 is 4841.4.
Point 37, 2005 is 4976.1.
Point 38, 2006 is 5016.1.
Point 39, 2007 is 5071.7.
Point 40, 2008 is 5199.8.
Point 41, 2009 is 5186.2.
Point 42, 2010 is 5277.9.
Point 43, 2011 is 5273.9.
Point 44, 2012 is 5213.
Line 2, School Breakfast.
Point 1, 1969 is 39.7.
Point 2, 1970 is 71.8.
Point 3, 1971 is 125.5.
Point 4, 1972 is 169.3.
Point 5, 1973 is 194.1.
Point 6, 1974 is 226.7.
Point 7, 1975 is 294.7.
Point 8, 1976 is 353.6.
Point 9, 1977 is 434.3.
Point 10, 1978 is 478.8.
Point 11, 1979 is 565.6.
Point 12, 1980 is 619.9.
Point 13, 1981 is 644.2.
Point 14, 1982 is 567.4.
Point 15, 1983 is 580.7.
Point 16, 1984 is 589.2.
Point 17, 1985 is 594.9.
Point 18, 1986 is 610.6.
Point 19, 1987 is 621.5.
Point 20, 1988 is 642.5.
Point 21, 1989 is 658.4.
Point 22, 1990 is 707.5.
Point 23, 1991 is 771.9.
Point 24, 1992 is 852.4.
Point 25, 1993 is 923.6.
Point 26, 1994 is 1001.5.
Point 27, 1995 is 1078.9.
Point 28, 1996 is 1125.7.
Point 29, 1997 is 1191.2.
Point 30, 1998 is 1220.9.
Point 31, 1999 is 1267.6.
Point 32, 2000 is 1303.4.
Point 33, 2001 is 1334.5.
Point 34, 2002 is 1404.8.
Point 35, 2003 is 1447.8.
Point 36, 2004 is 1524.1.
Point 37, 2005 is 1603.8.
Point 38, 2006 is 1660.
Point 39, 2007 is 1714.8.
Point 40, 2008 is 1808.5.
Point 41, 2009 is 1866.7.
Point 42, 2010 is 1968.
Point 43, 2011 is 2048.1.
Point 44, 2012 is 2143.6.

Notes: Fiscal year numbers are averages of daily participation during full-time school months, excluding June, July, and August. All numbers are subject to revision.

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

Data as of March 2013.