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 2013 2014
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,945 10,867 10,721 10,898 10,748 11,004 11,154 11,199 10,891 10,861 10,451 10,221 10,659

Participation rate

45.4 44.5 44.6 44.5 43.7 44.5 46.2 45.9 44.6 44.2 43.3 44.4 45.0

Employed

9,712 9,739 9,563 9,741 9,699 9,953 10,056 10,128 9,925 9,869 9,497 9,243 9,689

Employment-population ratio

40.3 39.9 39.8 39.7 39.4 40.2 41.7 41.5 40.7 40.2 39.4 40.2 40.9

Unemployed

1,232 1,128 1,158 1,157 1,049 1,051 1,098 1,071 965 993 954 978 970

Unemployment rate

11.3 10.4 10.8 10.6 9.8 9.6 9.8 9.6 8.9 9.1 9.1 9.6 9.1


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

36,607 36,589 36,311 35,895 36,242 35,924 36,108 36,392 36,089 36,096 36,112 36,146 36,338

Participation rate

59.0 58.9 58.4 58.2 58.0 58.1 58.5 58.8 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 58.1

Employed

33,857 33,834 33,665 33,277 33,677 33,593 33,792 34,106 33,830 33,750 34,001 33,931 34,094

Employment-population ratio

54.6 54.5 54.2 53.9 53.9 54.3 54.7 55.1 54.3 54.1 54.5 54.2 54.5

Unemployed

2,750 2,756 2,646 2,618 2,565 2,331 2,316 2,286 2,258 2,346 2,112 2,216 2,244

Unemployment rate

7.5 7.5 7.3 7.3 7.1 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.5 5.8 6.1 6.2


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,409 37,277 37,201 37,244 37,021 36,992 37,169 37,158 37,364 37,178 37,476 37,727 37,567

Participation rate

67.0 67.1 66.8 67.5 67.6 67.3 66.9 67.1 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.0 66.9

Employed

35,114 35,007 34,852 34,872 34,750 34,758 34,876 34,904 35,218 35,131 35,598 35,716 35,543

Employment-population ratio

62.9 63.1 62.6 63.2 63.4 63.3 62.8 63.0 63.4 63.5 64.2 63.5 63.3

Unemployed

2,295 2,270 2,350 2,372 2,272 2,234 2,293 2,254 2,146 2,047 1,878 2,011 2,024

Unemployment rate

6.1 6.1 6.3 6.4 6.1 6.0 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.0 5.3 5.4


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,091 49,195 49,329 49,929 49,759 50,427 50,240 49,908 49,934 50,208 50,383 50,355 50,093

Participation rate

75.4 75.3 75.0 75.2 75.3 75.7 75.2 74.7 75.1 75.4 75.2 74.7 74.6

Employed

47,394 47,395 47,467 48,246 48,134 48,797 48,543 48,198 48,279 48,611 48,728 48,771 48,474

Employment-population ratio

72.8 72.6 72.2 72.7 72.8 73.2 72.6 72.2 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.2

Unemployed

1,696 1,800 1,863 1,683 1,625 1,629 1,697 1,711 1,655 1,596 1,654 1,584 1,618

Unemployment rate

3.5 3.7 3.8 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.2

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.

 

Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014