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
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,014 10,450 10,678 10,958 10,638 10,809 10,828 10,678 10,617

Participation rate

46.0 44.4 45.5 45.7 47.0 46.5 45.7 45.4 45.2

Employed

10,271 9,753 9,858 10,210 9,969 10,035 9,902 9,895 9,783

Employment-population ratio

42.9 41.5 42.0 42.6 44.0 43.2 41.8 42.1 41.6

Unemployed

743 698 820 748 669 774 926 783 834

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.7 7.7 6.8 6.3 7.2 8.5 7.3 7.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,333 36,168 35,873 35,224 35,547 35,793 35,704 35,852 35,862

Participation rate

57.3 58.3 57.8 57.2 57.1 57.1 57.4 57.8 57.8

Employed

33,495 34,314 34,175 33,315 33,758 33,985 33,857 33,895 34,096

Employment-population ratio

54.4 55.3 55.1 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.4 54.6 54.9

Unemployed

1,838 1,854 1,698 1,910 1,789 1,808 1,847 1,958 1,766

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.1 4.7 5.4 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.5 4.9

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,428 38,196 38,110 37,610 37,791 37,571 37,900 38,158 38,236

Participation rate

66.4 66.5 66.3 66.7 66.2 66.5 67.0 66.5 66.5

Employed

35,834 36,773 36,684 35,957 36,182 35,970 36,296 36,706 36,748

Employment-population ratio

63.5 64.1 63.8 63.8 63.4 63.7 64.2 64.0 63.9

Unemployed

1,593 1,423 1,426 1,653 1,609 1,601 1,604 1,452 1,488

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.7 3.7 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 3.8 3.9

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

52,933 54,179 54,054 52,757 54,100 54,068 54,341 54,101 53,923

Participation rate

74.2 74.3 73.9 74.0 74.0 74.1 74.2 74.1 73.7

Employed

51,681 52,801 52,867 51,451 52,741 52,618 52,967 52,709 52,679

Employment-population ratio

72.5 72.4 72.3 72.1 72.1 72.1 72.3 72.2 72.0

Unemployed

1,252 1,378 1,187 1,306 1,359 1,450 1,374 1,392 1,244

Unemployment rate

2.4 2.5 2.2 2.5 2.5 2.7 2.5 2.6 2.3

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: December 02, 2016