Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Nov.
2017
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Nov.
2017
July
2018
Aug.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,298 10,078 10,254 10,167 10,212 10,311 10,189 10,262 10,177

Participation rate

45.6 46.9 47.0 45.1 46.9 46.3 46.0 47.7 46.6

Employed

9,779 9,567 9,700 9,639 9,695 9,728 9,626 9,651 9,607

Employment-population ratio

43.4 44.5 44.4 42.7 44.5 43.7 43.5 44.9 44.0

Unemployed

518 510 554 528 517 583 563 611 570

Unemployment rate

5.0 5.1 5.4 5.2 5.1 5.7 5.5 6.0 5.6

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,102 36,254 35,967 36,014 36,534 36,121 36,224 36,092 35,899

Participation rate

57.7 57.8 57.7 57.5 57.9 57.3 57.5 57.6 57.6

Employed

34,598 34,879 34,764 34,463 35,056 34,699 34,873 34,638 34,625

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.6 55.8 55.1 55.5 55.0 55.3 55.3 55.6

Unemployed

1,504 1,375 1,203 1,551 1,478 1,422 1,351 1,454 1,274

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.8 3.3 4.3 4.0 3.9 3.7 4.0 3.5

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

38,075 37,808 37,649 37,955 37,531 37,300 37,423 37,598 37,540

Participation rate

66.4 65.7 65.6 66.2 65.4 65.6 65.3 65.3 65.4

Employed

36,747 36,706 36,516 36,579 36,340 35,987 36,239 36,462 36,370

Employment-population ratio

64.1 63.8 63.6 63.8 63.3 63.3 63.2 63.4 63.4

Unemployed

1,328 1,102 1,133 1,376 1,191 1,313 1,184 1,136 1,170

Unemployment rate

3.5 2.9 3.0 3.6 3.2 3.5 3.2 3.0 3.1

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,498 58,022 58,392 55,501 56,940 57,638 57,258 57,856 58,406

Participation rate

73.6 73.6 73.7 73.6 73.4 74.0 73.6 73.4 73.7

Employed

54,424 56,890 57,194 54,348 55,672 56,452 56,124 56,700 57,102

Employment-population ratio

72.2 72.2 72.2 72.1 71.8 72.5 72.1 71.9 72.1

Unemployed

1,074 1,132 1,198 1,153 1,268 1,186 1,134 1,156 1,305

Unemployment rate

1.9 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.2 2.1 2.0 2.0 2.2

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.

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Last Modified Date: December 07, 2018