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49. Certification and licensing status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by employment status, 2018 annual averages
Employment status Number of persons (in thousands) Percent distribution
Total With a certification or license(1) Total With a certification or license(1)
Total With a
certification,
but no
license
With a
license(2)
Without a
certification
or license
Total With a
certification,
but no
license
With a
license(2)
Without a
certification
or license

Civilian noninstitutional population

257,791 43,691 4,197 39,495 214,099 100.0 16.9 1.6 15.3 83.1

Civilian labor force

162,075 38,321 3,658 34,664 123,753 100.0 23.6 2.3 21.4 76.4

Employed

155,761 37,556 3,546 34,010 118,205 100.0 24.1 2.3 21.8 75.9

Usually work full time

128,572 32,533 3,152 29,381 96,040 100.0 25.3 2.5 22.9 74.7

Usually work part time

27,189 5,024 394 4,630 22,165 100.0 18.5 1.4 17.0 81.5

Unemployed

6,314 765 112 654 5,549 100.0 12.1 1.8 10.4 87.9

Not in the labor force

95,716 5,370 539 4,831 90,346 100.0 5.6 0.6 5.0 94.4

Footnotes
(1) A person may have more than one certification or license.
(2) Persons with a license may also have a certification.

NOTE: Certifications are issued by a non-governmental certification body and convey that an individual has the knowledge or skill to perform a specific job. A license is awarded by a government agency and conveys a legal authority to work in an occupation. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 18, 2019