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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
June
2014
May
2015
June
2015
June
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,673 11,481 11,209 10,486 11,126 11,089 11,338 11,153 11,065

Participation rate

44.3 45.9 45.2 43.5 46.3 45.1 45.7 44.6 44.6

Employed

9,795 10,561 10,388 9,529 10,196 10,134 10,367 10,192 10,161

Employment-population ratio

40.6 42.2 41.9 39.5 42.4 41.2 41.8 40.7 41.0

Unemployed

878 919 821 957 929 955 971 961 904

Unemployment rate

8.2 8.0 7.3 9.1 8.4 8.6 8.6 8.6 8.2

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,137 35,442 34,925 36,106 35,371 35,656 35,577 35,341 34,996

Participation rate

57.9 57.4 56.9 57.8 57.4 57.3 57.2 57.2 57.1

Employed

34,130 33,515 33,136 34,004 33,464 33,752 33,639 33,304 33,110

Employment-population ratio

54.7 54.3 54.0 54.5 54.3 54.2 54.1 53.9 54.0

Unemployed

2,007 1,927 1,789 2,101 1,907 1,904 1,938 2,037 1,886

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.4 5.1 5.8 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.8 5.4

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,290 37,403 37,719 37,346 37,490 37,558 37,755 37,594 37,674

Participation rate

67.2 67.0 66.9 67.3 66.8 67.6 67.4 67.4 66.8

Employed

35,393 35,841 36,162 35,455 35,588 35,755 35,996 35,934 36,084

Employment-population ratio

63.8 64.2 64.1 63.9 63.4 64.4 64.2 64.4 64.0

Unemployed

1,896 1,562 1,556 1,891 1,902 1,803 1,759 1,660 1,590

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.2 4.1 5.1 5.1 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

50,047 52,052 51,505 50,365 51,583 51,272 51,156 51,938 51,855

Participation rate

74.7 75.2 74.1 75.1 74.4 74.3 74.6 75.0 74.6

Employed

48,364 50,722 50,171 48,728 50,172 50,007 49,758 50,518 50,548

Employment-population ratio

72.1 73.3 72.2 72.7 72.3 72.5 72.5 73.0 72.7

Unemployed

1,683 1,329 1,333 1,638 1,411 1,265 1,399 1,419 1,307

Unemployment rate

3.4 2.6 2.6 3.3 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.5

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: July 02, 2015
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