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
2015
May
2016
June
2016
June
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,209 10,786 10,684 10,989 10,648 10,777 10,777 10,464 10,522

Participation rate

45.2 45.9 45.9 44.3 46.2 46.2 46.1 44.5 45.2

Employed

10,388 10,064 9,954 10,097 9,871 9,978 9,966 9,720 9,734

Employment-population ratio

41.9 42.8 42.8 40.7 42.8 42.8 42.7 41.3 41.9

Unemployed

821 722 730 892 777 799 812 744 787

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.7 6.8 8.1 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.1 7.5

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

34,925 35,688 35,068 34,995 35,626 35,615 35,501 35,536 35,260

Participation rate

56.9 57.4 56.9 57.0 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.1 57.2

Employed

33,136 33,993 33,393 33,110 33,747 33,688 33,567 33,728 33,480

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.7 54.2 54.0 54.5 54.3 54.1 54.2 54.3

Unemployed

1,789 1,695 1,675 1,885 1,878 1,927 1,934 1,808 1,780

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.8 4.8 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.0

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,719 37,776 37,883 37,609 38,106 37,958 37,757 37,829 37,804

Participation rate

66.9 66.1 66.1 66.7 66.7 66.3 65.9 66.2 66.0

Employed

36,162 36,416 36,349 36,016 36,496 36,396 36,204 36,364 36,231

Employment-population ratio

64.1 63.7 63.4 63.9 63.9 63.6 63.2 63.7 63.2

Unemployed

1,556 1,361 1,534 1,593 1,610 1,562 1,553 1,465 1,573

Unemployment rate

4.1 3.6 4.0 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.2

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

51,505 53,448 53,744 51,903 53,112 53,447 53,316 53,398 54,102

Participation rate

74.1 74.4 73.9 74.7 73.8 74.5 74.3 74.3 74.4

Employed

50,171 52,247 52,328 50,596 51,805 52,051 52,025 52,113 52,723

Employment-population ratio

72.2 72.7 71.9 72.8 72.0 72.6 72.5 72.5 72.5

Unemployed

1,333 1,201 1,417 1,307 1,307 1,396 1,291 1,285 1,378

Unemployment rate

2.6 2.2 2.6 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4 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 08, 2016