Printer Friendly Version Of American Sociological Association: Age Groups of Regular Members

Distribution of Regular Members in Different Age Groups

Figure of Percentage of Regular Members in Different Age Groups in 2005 and 2010


Summary:  The median age of regular members dropped from 48 years of age in 2005 to 47 years of age in 2010. In the last five years, the share of regular members under the age of 50 increased from 49 percent in 2005 to 52 percent in 2010, while the share of members between 50 and 59 decreased from 27 percent to 20 percent. The number of members in the oldest age category increased, however.

Source: ASA Membership Database, 2005 and 2010