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Projected change in budget driver populations

2018-2021

Budget
Driver
Projected
Change
Budget
Share*
Juvenile
Rehabilitation
(Ages 12-17)
5.9% 0.4%
Corrections
(Males Ages 18-39)
3.5% 4.7%
Medical
Assistance
(General
Population)
4.4% 9.6%
Long-Term Care
(Ages 85+)
6.1% 5.3%
TANF
(Ages 0-17)
3.3% 1.9%
Higher Education
(Ages 17-29)
1.3% 8.8%
K-12 Education
(Ages 5-17)
4.1% 50.3%

  • Among the populations that receive a significant share of state government services, those 85 and above (Long Term Care) are projected to grow rapidly through the forecast period.

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Last modified: January 8, 2019
E-mail: OFM.Forecasting@ofm.wa.gov