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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-5. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 25 years and over by educational attainment, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Educational attainment 2021 2022
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

8,752 8,746 8,976 9,099 9,192 9,166 9,190 8,919 8,654 8,990 9,141 8,901 8,885

Participation rate

45.0 44.8 46.9 45.6 44.4 43.9 44.6 46.2 45.4 45.7 46.6 45.6 45.6

Employed

8,285 8,194 8,574 8,617 8,698 8,691 8,666 8,402 8,124 8,491 8,574 8,506 8,443

Employment-population ratio

42.6 42.0 44.8 43.2 42.0 41.6 42.1 43.5 42.6 43.1 43.7 43.5 43.4

Unemployed

467 551 402 482 494 475 524 518 530 499 567 395 442

Unemployment rate

5.3 6.3 4.5 5.3 5.4 5.2 5.7 5.8 6.1 5.5 6.2 4.4 5.0


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,852 36,994 36,550 36,773 36,392 36,040 35,897 35,371 35,819 35,282 35,070 35,192 35,605

Participation rate

55.7 57.1 56.2 56.6 56.6 56.7 56.7 56.1 56.4 56.2 55.9 55.7 56.2

Employed

34,223 35,312 34,935 35,303 34,996 34,684 34,589 34,094 34,259 33,975 33,692 33,816 34,339

Employment-population ratio

53.2 54.5 53.7 54.4 54.5 54.5 54.6 54.1 54.0 54.1 53.7 53.5 54.2

Unemployed

1,629 1,682 1,615 1,469 1,395 1,356 1,308 1,277 1,560 1,307 1,378 1,377 1,266

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.5 4.4 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.6 3.6 4.4 3.7 3.9 3.9 3.6


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

35,480 35,347 35,423 35,604 35,569 35,787 35,714 35,592 35,606 35,575 35,806 35,880 35,789

Participation rate

62.7 63.2 63.7 63.5 63.4 63.5 62.6 62.6 63.0 62.7 62.7 62.9 62.7

Employed

34,222 34,106 34,122 34,499 34,465 34,570 34,593 34,575 34,559 34,558 34,734 34,748 34,735

Employment-population ratio

60.5 60.9 61.4 61.6 61.4 61.3 60.6 60.8 61.2 60.9 60.8 60.9 60.8

Unemployed

1,257 1,242 1,301 1,105 1,103 1,217 1,121 1,016 1,046 1,017 1,071 1,133 1,054

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.5 3.7 3.1 3.1 3.4 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.9 3.0 3.2 2.9


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

61,205 61,737 62,017 61,657 61,790 62,347 62,172 63,345 63,609 63,519 63,312 63,041 63,150

Participation rate

72.4 72.6 72.5 72.9 73.0 73.4 73.2 72.9 72.9 72.9 72.7 72.5 72.7

Employed

59,934 60,343 60,679 60,447 60,543 61,125 60,875 62,063 62,426 62,381 62,089 61,781 61,947

Employment-population ratio

70.9 71.0 70.9 71.4 71.6 72.0 71.7 71.4 71.6 71.6 71.3 71.1 71.3

Unemployed

1,271 1,394 1,338 1,210 1,247 1,222 1,296 1,282 1,183 1,138 1,223 1,260 1,203

Unemployment rate

2.1 2.3 2.2 2.0 2.0 2.0 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.9 2.0 1.9

Footnotes
(1) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(2) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals for those 25 years and over because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 06, 2023