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
Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,405 11,106 11,070 11,299 11,100 10,989 10,830 10,719 10,597 10,729 10,958 10,847 11,037

Participation rate

45.9 46.2 45.0 45.6 44.4 44.3 46.2 45.5 44.8 45.7 45.7 45.4 46.0

Employed

10,428 10,169 10,116 10,340 10,156 10,097 9,945 9,894 9,779 9,946 10,210 10,125 10,221

Employment-population ratio

41.9 42.3 41.1 41.7 40.6 40.7 42.4 42.0 41.3 42.4 42.6 42.4 42.6

Unemployed

976 936 954 959 944 892 884 825 818 784 748 722 816

Unemployment rate

8.6 8.4 8.6 8.5 8.5 8.1 8.2 7.7 7.7 7.3 6.8 6.7 7.4


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,472 35,447 35,772 35,554 35,380 34,995 35,156 35,496 35,220 35,354 35,224 34,744 35,347

Participation rate

58.0 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.3 57.0 57.1 57.1 56.9 57.1 57.2 57.0 57.8

Employed

33,540 33,538 33,870 33,618 33,347 33,110 33,222 33,545 33,370 33,492 33,315 32,812 33,475

Employment-population ratio

54.9 54.4 54.4 54.1 54.0 54.0 54.0 53.9 53.9 54.1 54.1 53.8 54.7

Unemployed

1,932 1,908 1,902 1,936 2,033 1,885 1,934 1,951 1,850 1,861 1,910 1,933 1,872

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.4 5.3 5.4 5.7 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.3


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,447 37,423 37,456 37,607 37,479 37,609 37,463 37,148 37,330 37,464 37,610 37,869 38,098

Participation rate

67.2 66.7 67.4 67.1 67.2 66.7 65.7 66.1 66.2 66.2 66.7 66.5 66.5

Employed

35,491 35,544 35,676 35,865 35,827 36,016 35,820 35,525 35,724 35,838 35,957 36,304 36,493

Employment-population ratio

63.7 63.3 64.2 64.0 64.2 63.9 62.9 63.2 63.3 63.3 63.8 63.8 63.7

Unemployed

1,955 1,879 1,780 1,742 1,651 1,593 1,643 1,623 1,607 1,626 1,653 1,565 1,605

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.0 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.1 4.2


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

51,548 51,578 51,318 51,160 51,989 51,903 52,376 52,510 52,711 52,697 52,757 53,054 52,674

Participation rate

74.4 74.3 74.4 74.6 75.1 74.7 74.5 74.4 74.4 74.2 74.0 74.0 73.8

Employed

50,097 50,180 50,059 49,767 50,567 50,596 51,041 51,224 51,408 51,366 51,451 51,746 51,358

Employment-population ratio

72.3 72.3 72.6 72.5 73.0 72.8 72.6 72.6 72.6 72.3 72.1 72.2 71.9

Unemployed

1,452 1,398 1,259 1,393 1,422 1,307 1,335 1,287 1,303 1,331 1,306 1,307 1,316

Unemployment rate

2.8 2.7 2.5 2.7 2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 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.

 

Last Modified Date: February 05, 2016