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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, 2019 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

259,175 44,018 4,141 39,877 215,157 100.0 17.0 1.6 15.4 83.0

Civilian labor force

163,539 38,791 3,630 35,161 124,748 100.0 23.7 2.2 21.5 76.3

Employed

157,538 38,081 3,536 34,546 119,457 100.0 24.2 2.2 21.9 75.8

Usually work full time

130,597 33,088 3,146 29,942 97,509 100.0 25.3 2.4 22.9 74.7

Usually work part time

26,941 4,993 389 4,604 21,948 100.0 18.5 1.4 17.1 81.5

Unemployed

6,001 709 94 615 5,291 100.0 11.8 1.6 10.3 88.2

Not in the labor force

95,636 5,227 511 4,716 90,409 100.0 5.5 0.5 4.9 94.5

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, 2020