HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
49. Certification and licensing status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by employment status, 2017 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

255,079 43,532 4,244 39,288 211,547 100.0 17.1 1.7 15.4 82.9

Civilian labor force

160,320 38,098 3,701 34,397 122,221 100.0 23.8 2.3 21.5 76.2

Employed

153,337 37,245 3,580 33,664 116,093 100.0 24.3 2.3 22.0 75.7

Usually work full time

125,967 32,177 3,160 29,017 93,790 100.0 25.5 2.5 23.0 74.5

Usually work part time

27,370 5,067 420 4,647 22,303 100.0 18.5 1.5 17.0 81.5

Unemployed

6,982 854 121 733 6,129 100.0 12.2 1.7 10.5 87.8

Not in the labor force

94,759 5,434 543 4,891 89,325 100.0 5.7 0.6 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: February 8, 2018