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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,958 10,847 11,037 10,648 10,777 10,777 10,464 10,522 10,638 10,809 10,828 10,678 10,617

Participation rate

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

Employed

10,210 10,125 10,221 9,871 9,978 9,966 9,720 9,734 9,969 10,035 9,902 9,895 9,783

Employment-population ratio

42.6 42.4 42.6 42.8 42.8 42.7 41.3 41.9 44.0 43.2 41.8 42.1 41.6

Unemployed

748 722 816 777 799 812 744 787 669 774 926 783 834

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.7 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.1 7.5 6.3 7.2 8.5 7.3 7.9


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,224 34,744 35,347 35,626 35,615 35,501 35,536 35,260 35,547 35,793 35,704 35,852 35,862

Participation rate

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

Employed

33,315 32,812 33,475 33,747 33,688 33,567 33,728 33,480 33,758 33,985 33,857 33,895 34,096

Employment-population ratio

54.1 53.8 54.7 54.5 54.3 54.1 54.2 54.3 54.2 54.2 54.4 54.6 54.9

Unemployed

1,910 1,933 1,872 1,878 1,927 1,934 1,808 1,780 1,789 1,808 1,847 1,958 1,766

Unemployment rate

5.4 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.5 4.9


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,610 37,869 38,098 38,106 37,958 37,757 37,829 37,804 37,791 37,571 37,900 38,158 38,236

Participation rate

66.7 66.5 66.5 66.7 66.3 65.9 66.2 66.0 66.2 66.5 67.0 66.5 66.5

Employed

35,957 36,304 36,493 36,496 36,396 36,204 36,364 36,231 36,182 35,970 36,296 36,706 36,748

Employment-population ratio

63.8 63.8 63.7 63.9 63.6 63.2 63.7 63.2 63.4 63.7 64.2 64.0 63.9

Unemployed

1,653 1,565 1,605 1,610 1,562 1,553 1,465 1,573 1,609 1,601 1,604 1,452 1,488

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.2 3.8 3.9


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

52,757 53,054 52,674 53,112 53,447 53,316 53,398 54,102 54,100 54,068 54,341 54,101 53,923

Participation rate

74.0 74.0 73.8 73.8 74.5 74.3 74.3 74.4 74.0 74.1 74.2 74.1 73.7

Employed

51,451 51,746 51,358 51,805 52,051 52,025 52,113 52,723 52,741 52,618 52,967 52,709 52,679

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

1,306 1,307 1,316 1,307 1,396 1,291 1,285 1,378 1,359 1,450 1,374 1,392 1,244

Unemployment rate

2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 2.4 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.

 

Last Modified Date: December 02, 2016