Educational attainment of foreign-born labor force, 2005
April 24, 2006
In terms of educational attainment, 28 percent of the foreign-born labor force 25 years and over had not completed high school in 2005.
In comparison, about 7 percent of the native-born labor force had not completed high school.
About equal proportions of both the foreign and native born had a bachelor’s degree and higher (31 and 33 percent, respectively).
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, The Economics Daily, Educational attainment of foreign-born labor force, 2005 on the Internet at http://www.bls.gov/opub/ted/2006/apr/wk4/art01.htm (visited January 25, 2015).
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