Septemeber 2012

BLS Spotlight on Statistics: National Hispanic Heritage Month

Chart Data

Employment Attachment among Young Workers


Percent of weeks employed from age 18 to age 24, by educational attainment, race, and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity, 1998–2009
Educational attainment Hispanic or Latino Black non-Hispanic White non-Hispanic

Less than a high school diploma

60.7 42.4 57.6

High school graduates, no college

74.7 62.3 78.5

Some college or associate degree

77.5 69.8 80.2

Bachelor's degree and higher

71.7 69.3 73.5

Source: National Longitudinal Surveys | Chart




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