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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
49. Certification and licensing status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by employment status, 2020 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

260,329 44,405 4,127 40,278 215,924 100.0 17.1 1.6 15.5 82.9

Civilian labor force

160,742 38,729 3,585 35,144 122,013 100.0 24.1 2.2 21.9 75.9

Employed

147,795 36,906 3,390 33,517 110,889 100.0 25.0 2.3 22.7 75.0

Usually work full time

123,188 32,191 3,023 29,168 90,997 100.0 26.1 2.5 23.7 73.9

Usually work part time

24,607 4,716 367 4,349 19,891 100.0 19.2 1.5 17.7 80.8

Unemployed

12,947 1,823 196 1,627 11,125 100.0 14.1 1.5 12.6 85.9

Not in the labor force

99,587 5,676 542 5,134 93,911 100.0 5.7 0.5 5.2 94.3

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 22, 2021