CHILD AND ADULT CARE FOOD PROGRAM 
(Data as of April 04, 2014)
Fiscal Total -----------Meals Served----------- % Free+RP of Total
Years  Participation  Homes  Centers  Adult Total Total Meals Costs 
        ---Thous.---      ---------------Millions-----------  --Percent--  --Mil. $--
1969 23 -- 8 -- 8 78.2 1.3
1970 69 -- 42 -- 42 80.3 6.2
1971 154 -- 81 -- 81 83.5 13.4
1972 185 -- 103 -- 103 85.4 16.5
1973 216 -- 118 -- 118 87.1 20.0
1974 267 -- 163 -- 163 88.6 30.0
1975 375 -- 224 -- 224 87.6 51.0
1976 401 -- 254 -- 254 80.6 87.5
1977 483 19 292 -- 311 82.6 124.6
1978 528 32 307 -- 339 81.8 152.4
1979 598 54 327 -- 382 79.8 189.6
1980 663 84 347 -- 431 82.6 236.4
1981 778 168 379 -- 547 91.0 339.7
1982 830 154 339 -- 493 85.5 324.4
1983 920 178 358 -- 536 84.4 355.8
1984 982 217 373 -- 591 84.0 406.7
1985 1,043 253 387 -- 640 83.7 452.1
1986 1,102 277 401 -- 678 83.6 496.2
1987 1,186 309 416 -- 725 83.2 547.7
1988 1,256 357 433 2 792 83.2 628.2
1989 1,371 414 448 4 866 83.5 692.8
1990 1,492 481 477 8 966 83.9 816.7
1991 1,626 542 509 11 1,061 84.4 945.8
1992 1,804 612 555 14 1,182 85.3 1096.5
1993 1,968 667 613 17 1,297 85.4 1223.9
1994 2,176 729 665 19 1,414 85.3 1353.0
1995 2,338 766 720 22 1,508 85.2 1463.3
1996 2,404 777 746 23 1,546 85.2 1533.5
1997 2,489 775 770 26 1,572 85.3 1571.2
1998 2,599 751 822 29 1,602 84.7 1552.4
1999 2,681 744 863 32 1,638 84.2 1619.6
2000 2,707 738 896 36 1,670 83.7 1682.6
2001 2,726 717 923 40 1,680 83.5 1737.2
2002 2,850 708 984 45 1,736 83.3 1852.7
2003 2,917 693 1,023 49 1,765 83.2 1925.7
2004 3,009 687 1,059 54 1,800 82.9 2019.4
2005 3,108 671 1,105 58 1,834 82.2 2110.8
2006 3,112 638 1,132 59 1,830 81.4 2152.1
2007 3,207 626 1,161 61 1,848 81.3 2238.0
2008 3,254 627 1,204 64 1,895 81.3 2403.4
2009 3,320 613 1,217 66 1,896 81.8 2534.8
2010 3,411 595 1,248 67 1,910 82.1 2639.5
2011 3,426 583 1,276 70 1,929 81.7 2724.7
2012 3,546 569 1,306 70 1,945 81.6 2855.7
2013 3,674 551 1,336 70 1,957 81.7 2993.6
FT 2013 data are preliminary; all data are subject to revision.
 
RP = Reduced Price.
1. FY 1969-75 data are for the year-round component of the Special Food Service  Program.
2. Participation data represent average daily attendance with no adjustment for absenteeism. Data were collected monthly through FY 1982, and quarterly in subsequent years.
3. Total cost includes food service equipment assistance (eliminated after FY-1981) and sponsor administrative costs.  Audit and startup costs are included from FY-1988 onward.