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
Jan.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Jan.
2018
Sept.
2018
Oct.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,433 10,265 10,169 10,277 10,204 10,268 10,191 10,283 10,065

Participation rate

45.5 46.0 45.7 44.8 46.1 47.8 46.7 46.1 45.2

Employed

9,695 9,604 9,419 9,716 9,635 9,658 9,619 9,683 9,489

Employment-population ratio

42.2 43.1 42.3 42.3 43.5 44.9 44.0 43.4 42.6

Unemployed

738 661 750 561 569 610 572 600 576

Unemployment rate

7.1 6.4 7.4 5.5 5.6 5.9 5.6 5.8 5.7

High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,395 36,011 35,968 35,757 36,213 36,103 35,901 36,154 36,301

Participation rate

57.0 57.8 57.9 57.5 57.5 57.6 57.6 58.1 58.5

Employed

33,589 34,631 34,413 34,170 34,856 34,650 34,631 34,776 34,937

Employment-population ratio

54.0 55.6 55.4 55.0 55.3 55.3 55.6 55.9 56.3

Unemployed

1,806 1,380 1,554 1,587 1,357 1,454 1,271 1,377 1,363

Unemployment rate

5.1 3.8 4.3 4.4 3.7 4.0 3.5 3.8 3.8

Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,792 37,132 37,307 37,882 37,390 37,531 37,471 37,175 37,339

Participation rate

65.8 65.6 65.4 66.0 65.2 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.5

Employed

36,411 35,952 35,939 36,596 36,200 36,392 36,293 35,954 36,071

Employment-population ratio

63.4 63.5 63.0 63.8 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.5 63.2

Unemployed

1,380 1,180 1,368 1,286 1,189 1,139 1,178 1,222 1,268

Unemployment rate

3.7 3.2 3.7 3.4 3.2 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.4

Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

55,885 58,701 58,338 55,909 57,294 57,968 58,451 58,701 58,472

Participation rate

73.3 73.6 73.8 73.4 73.6 73.5 73.8 73.6 74.0

Employed

54,649 57,519 56,897 54,705 56,167 56,782 57,150 57,442 57,078

Employment-population ratio

71.7 72.1 72.0 71.8 72.2 72.0 72.1 72.0 72.2

Unemployed

1,235 1,182 1,441 1,204 1,127 1,186 1,301 1,260 1,395

Unemployment rate

2.2 2.0 2.5 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.2 2.1 2.4

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: February 01, 2019