Here’s the number of Eagle Scouts per year from 1912 to 2016

How many young men have earned Eagle Scout each year since 1912? I thought you’d never ask.

Perhaps you’re an Eagle Scout and want to see how many other young men earned the rank the same year you did.  Or maybe you’d like to see how the number of Eagle Scouts per year has changed throughout history.

Here’s a year-by-year breakdown of the 2,429,979 young men who have become Eagle Scouts since the award was first presented in 1912.

Number of Eagle Scouts per year, 1912 to 2016

1912 23
1913 54
1914 165
1915 96
1916 103
1917 219
1918 222
1919 468
1920 629
1921 1,306
1922 2,001
1923 2,196
1924 3,264
1925 3,980
1926 4,516
1927 5,713
1928 6,706
1929 6,676
1930 7,980
1931 8,976
1932 9,225
1933 6,659
1934 7,548
1935 8,814
1936 7,488
1937 7,831
1938 8,784
1939 9,918
1940 10,498
1941 9,527
1942 8,440
1943 9,285
1944 10,387
1945 10,694
1946 10,850
1947 9,733
1948 8,016
1949 9,058
1950 9,813
1951 10,708
1952 15,668
1953 9,993
1954 12,239
1955 14,486
1956 15,484
1957 17,407
1958 17,548
1959 17,360
1960 21,175
1961 24,637
1962 26,181
1963 27,428
1964 29,247
1965 27,851
1966 26,999
1967 30,878
1968 28,311
1969 31,052
1970 29,103
1971 30,972
1972 29,089
1973 46,966
1974 36,739
1975 21,285
1976 27,687
1977 24,879
1978 22,149
1979 22,188
1980 22,543
1981 24,865
1982 25,573
1983 25,263
1984 27,326
1985 27,173
1986 26,846
1987 27,578
1988 27,163
1989 29,187
1990 29,763
1991 32,973
1992 34,063
1993 33,672
1994 37,438
1995 31,209
1996 37,715
1997 40,296
1998 41,167
1999 47,582
2000 40,029
2001 43,665
2002 49,328
2003 49,151
2004 50,377
2005 49,895
2006 51,728
2007 51,742
2008 52,025
2009 53,122
2010 57,147
2011 51,933
2012 58,659
2013 56,841
2014 51,820
2015 54,366
2016 55,186

 


Hat tip: Thanks, as always, to Mike Lo Vecchio for these figures. Photo from Flickr: Some rights reserved by MTSOfan