HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-5. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2015 2016
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,719 10,597 10,729 10,958 10,847 11,037 10,648 10,777 10,777 10,464 10,522 10,638 10,809

Participation rate

45.5 44.8 45.7 45.7 45.4 46.0 46.2 46.2 46.1 44.5 45.2 47.0 46.5

Employed

9,894 9,779 9,946 10,210 10,125 10,221 9,871 9,978 9,966 9,720 9,734 9,969 10,035

Employment-population ratio

42.0 41.3 42.4 42.6 42.4 42.6 42.8 42.8 42.7 41.3 41.9 44.0 43.2

Unemployed

825 818 784 748 722 816 777 799 812 744 787 669 774

Unemployment rate

7.7 7.7 7.3 6.8 6.7 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.1 7.5 6.3 7.2


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,496 35,220 35,354 35,224 34,744 35,347 35,626 35,615 35,501 35,536 35,260 35,547 35,793

Participation rate

57.1 56.9 57.1 57.2 57.0 57.8 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.1 57.2 57.1 57.1

Employed

33,545 33,370 33,492 33,315 32,812 33,475 33,747 33,688 33,567 33,728 33,480 33,758 33,985

Employment-population ratio

53.9 53.9 54.1 54.1 53.8 54.7 54.5 54.3 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.2 54.2

Unemployed

1,951 1,850 1,861 1,910 1,933 1,872 1,878 1,927 1,934 1,808 1,780 1,789 1,808

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.1


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,148 37,330 37,464 37,610 37,869 38,098 38,106 37,958 37,757 37,829 37,804 37,791 37,571

Participation rate

66.1 66.2 66.2 66.7 66.5 66.5 66.7 66.3 65.9 66.2 66.0 66.2 66.5

Employed

35,525 35,724 35,838 35,957 36,304 36,493 36,496 36,396 36,204 36,364 36,231 36,182 35,970

Employment-population ratio

63.2 63.3 63.3 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.9 63.6 63.2 63.7 63.2 63.4 63.7

Unemployed

1,623 1,607 1,626 1,653 1,565 1,605 1,610 1,562 1,553 1,465 1,573 1,609 1,601

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

52,510 52,711 52,697 52,757 53,054 52,674 53,112 53,447 53,316 53,398 54,102 54,100 54,068

Participation rate

74.4 74.4 74.2 74.0 74.0 73.8 73.8 74.5 74.3 74.3 74.4 74.0 74.1

Employed

51,224 51,408 51,366 51,451 51,746 51,358 51,805 52,051 52,025 52,113 52,723 52,741 52,618

Employment-population ratio

72.6 72.6 72.3 72.1 72.2 71.9 72.0 72.6 72.5 72.5 72.5 72.1 72.1

Unemployed

1,287 1,303 1,331 1,306 1,307 1,316 1,307 1,396 1,291 1,285 1,378 1,359 1,450

Unemployment rate

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4 2.5 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.

 

Last Modified Date: September 02, 2016