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Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar.
2013
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014
Mar.
2013
Nov.
2013
Dec.
2013
Jan.
2014
Feb.
2014
Mar.
2014

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,137 10,804 11,150 11,240 10,898 10,748 11,004 11,154 11,199

Participation rate

45.5 44.8 45.7 45.9 44.5 43.7 44.5 46.2 45.9

Employed

9,803 9,602 10,011 9,989 9,741 9,699 9,953 10,056 10,128

Employment-population ratio

40.0 39.8 41.0 40.8 39.7 39.4 40.2 41.7 41.5

Unemployed

1,334 1,203 1,139 1,251 1,157 1,049 1,051 1,098 1,071

Unemployment rate

12.0 11.1 10.2 11.1 10.6 9.8 9.6 9.8 9.6

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,090 36,050 36,214 36,182 35,895 36,242 35,924 36,108 36,392

Participation rate

58.5 58.4 58.5 58.7 58.2 58.0 58.1 58.5 58.8

Employed

33,088 33,482 33,759 33,417 33,277 33,677 33,593 33,792 34,106

Employment-population ratio

53.7 54.2 54.5 54.2 53.9 53.9 54.3 54.7 55.1

Unemployed

3,003 2,568 2,455 2,765 2,618 2,565 2,331 2,316 2,286

Unemployment rate

8.3 7.1 6.8 7.6 7.3 7.1 6.5 6.4 6.3

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,193 37,261 37,065 37,270 37,244 37,021 36,992 37,169 37,158

Participation rate

68.1 67.1 67.0 68.2 67.5 67.6 67.3 66.9 67.1

Employed

34,813 34,898 34,812 34,900 34,872 34,750 34,758 34,876 34,904

Employment-population ratio

63.7 62.8 62.9 63.9 63.2 63.4 63.3 62.8 63.0

Unemployed

2,380 2,363 2,253 2,370 2,372 2,272 2,234 2,293 2,254

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.3 6.1 6.4 6.4 6.1 6.0 6.2 6.1

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,560 50,522 50,257 49,218 49,929 49,759 50,427 50,240 49,908

Participation rate

75.8 75.6 75.2 75.3 75.2 75.3 75.7 75.2 74.7

Employed

47,723 48,796 48,570 47,353 48,246 48,134 48,797 48,543 48,198

Employment-population ratio

73.0 73.0 72.7 72.5 72.7 72.8 73.2 72.6 72.2

Unemployed

1,837 1,726 1,687 1,865 1,683 1,625 1,629 1,697 1,711

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.4 3.4 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.4

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 04, 2014
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