How Many People Take the GED?
More than 700,000 people took the GED test in 2012. Of the people who reported their ethnicities in 2012, 16.7 percent were Latino, 22.7 percent were African-Americans and 52.1 percent were whites. The average test taker is about 26 and many people seeking a high school equivalency diploma live below the poverty line.
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