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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
Apr.
2014
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Apr.
2015

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,946 11,113 11,544 10,796 11,031 11,439 11,126 11,089 11,338

Participation rate

44.9 45.2 46.6 44.2 45.4 46.0 46.3 45.1 45.7

Employed

10,006 10,067 10,577 9,849 10,079 10,468 10,196 10,134 10,367

Employment-population ratio

41.0 40.9 42.7 40.4 41.5 42.1 42.4 41.2 41.8

Unemployed

940 1,046 967 947 952 971 929 955 971

Unemployment rate

8.6 9.4 8.4 8.8 8.6 8.5 8.4 8.6 8.6

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,050 35,620 35,565 36,112 35,164 35,418 35,371 35,656 35,577

Participation rate

57.9 57.2 57.2 58.0 57.5 57.9 57.4 57.3 57.2

Employed

33,890 33,591 33,712 33,854 33,310 33,492 33,464 33,752 33,639

Employment-population ratio

54.4 53.9 54.2 54.4 54.5 54.8 54.3 54.2 54.1

Unemployed

2,160 2,029 1,853 2,258 1,854 1,926 1,907 1,904 1,938

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.7 5.2 6.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,176 37,411 37,715 37,389 37,140 37,479 37,490 37,558 37,755

Participation rate

66.9 67.3 67.3 67.3 66.9 67.2 66.8 67.6 67.4

Employed

35,165 35,568 36,044 35,277 35,310 35,540 35,588 35,755 35,996

Employment-population ratio

63.3 64.0 64.3 63.5 63.6 63.8 63.4 64.4 64.2

Unemployed

2,011 1,843 1,671 2,112 1,831 1,939 1,902 1,803 1,759

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.9 4.4 5.6 4.9 5.2 5.1 4.8 4.7

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

50,212 51,573 51,314 50,001 51,772 51,550 51,583 51,272 51,156

Participation rate

75.5 74.8 74.8 75.2 74.6 74.4 74.4 74.3 74.6

Employed

48,684 50,333 50,013 48,357 50,290 50,084 50,172 50,007 49,758

Employment-population ratio

73.2 73.0 72.9 72.7 72.5 72.3 72.3 72.5 72.5

Unemployed

1,527 1,240 1,301 1,645 1,482 1,466 1,411 1,265 1,399

Unemployment rate

3.0 2.4 2.5 3.3 2.9 2.8 2.7 2.5 2.7

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: May 08, 2015
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