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
Apr.
2017
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018
Apr.
2017
Dec.
2017
Jan.
2018
Feb.
2018
Mar.
2018
Apr.
2018

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,249 10,180 10,438 10,074 10,148 10,274 10,258 10,234 10,285

Participation rate

45.6 45.5 46.6 44.8 44.8 44.8 46.8 45.7 45.9

Employed

9,594 9,519 9,836 9,417 9,507 9,715 9,673 9,666 9,683

Employment-population ratio

42.7 42.5 43.9 41.9 42.0 42.3 44.1 43.2 43.3

Unemployed

656 661 603 657 641 559 584 568 602

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.5 5.8 6.5 6.3 5.4 5.7 5.5 5.9

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,186 35,969 35,538 36,079 35,927 35,735 36,092 35,863 35,468

Participation rate

58.0 57.3 57.0 57.8 57.8 57.5 57.5 57.1 56.9

Employed

34,603 34,290 34,086 34,417 34,425 34,134 34,487 34,305 33,940

Employment-population ratio

55.4 54.6 54.7 55.1 55.4 54.9 55.0 54.6 54.5

Unemployed

1,583 1,679 1,451 1,662 1,503 1,601 1,604 1,559 1,528

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.7 4.1 4.6 4.2 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,854 37,550 38,056 37,844 37,906 37,863 37,573 37,589 37,944

Participation rate

65.8 65.5 65.6 65.8 66.2 66.0 65.5 65.6 65.5

Employed

36,532 36,175 36,818 36,445 36,534 36,566 36,248 36,241 36,629

Employment-population ratio

63.5 63.1 63.5 63.4 63.8 63.7 63.2 63.2 63.2

Unemployed

1,321 1,375 1,238 1,399 1,372 1,297 1,325 1,348 1,315

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.7 3.3 3.7 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.5

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

54,821 57,097 56,823 54,832 55,852 55,922 56,669 56,785 56,794

Participation rate

74.1 74.6 74.2 74.1 73.5 73.4 73.7 74.2 74.2

Employed

53,585 55,846 55,735 53,500 54,653 54,720 55,386 55,534 55,616

Employment-population ratio

72.4 73.0 72.8 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.6 72.6

Unemployed

1,236 1,251 1,088 1,331 1,200 1,202 1,283 1,252 1,178

Unemployment rate

2.3 2.2 1.9 2.4 2.1 2.1 2.3 2.2 2.1

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: May 04, 2018