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.
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,544 10,817 11,036 11,299 10,847 11,037 10,648 10,777 10,777

Participation rate

46.6 46.4 47.2 45.6 45.4 46.0 46.2 46.2 46.1

Employed

10,577 9,926 10,206 10,340 10,125 10,221 9,871 9,978 9,966

Employment-population ratio

42.7 42.6 43.7 41.7 42.4 42.6 42.8 42.8 42.7

Unemployed

967 891 830 959 722 816 777 799 812

Unemployment rate

8.4 8.2 7.5 8.5 6.7 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,565 35,654 35,635 35,554 34,744 35,347 35,626 35,615 35,501

Participation rate

57.2 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.0 57.8 57.5 57.4 57.2

Employed

33,712 33,599 33,785 33,618 32,812 33,475 33,747 33,688 33,567

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.2 54.4 54.1 53.8 54.7 54.5 54.3 54.1

Unemployed

1,853 2,055 1,850 1,936 1,933 1,872 1,878 1,927 1,934

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.8 5.2 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,715 37,929 37,841 37,607 37,869 38,098 38,106 37,958 37,757

Participation rate

67.3 66.3 66.1 67.1 66.5 66.5 66.7 66.3 65.9

Employed

36,044 36,309 36,350 35,865 36,304 36,493 36,496 36,396 36,204

Employment-population ratio

64.3 63.4 63.5 64.0 63.8 63.7 63.9 63.6 63.2

Unemployed

1,671 1,620 1,491 1,742 1,565 1,605 1,610 1,562 1,553

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 3.9 4.6 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

51,314 53,715 53,428 51,160 53,054 52,674 53,112 53,447 53,316

Participation rate

74.8 74.9 74.4 74.6 74.0 73.8 73.8 74.5 74.3

Employed

50,013 52,323 52,223 49,767 51,746 51,358 51,805 52,051 52,025

Employment-population ratio

72.9 73.0 72.8 72.5 72.2 71.9 72.0 72.6 72.5

Unemployed

1,301 1,391 1,205 1,393 1,307 1,316 1,307 1,396 1,291

Unemployment rate

2.5 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4

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: May 06, 2016