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 2015 2016
May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

11,100 10,989 10,830 10,719 10,597 10,729 10,958 10,847 11,037 10,648 10,777 10,777 10,464

Participation rate

44.4 44.3 46.2 45.5 44.8 45.7 45.7 45.4 46.0 46.2 46.2 46.1 44.5

Employed

10,156 10,097 9,945 9,894 9,779 9,946 10,210 10,125 10,221 9,871 9,978 9,966 9,720

Employment-population ratio

40.6 40.7 42.4 42.0 41.3 42.4 42.6 42.4 42.6 42.8 42.8 42.7 41.3

Unemployed

944 892 884 825 818 784 748 722 816 777 799 812 744

Unemployment rate

8.5 8.1 8.2 7.7 7.7 7.3 6.8 6.7 7.4 7.3 7.4 7.5 7.1


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,380 34,995 35,156 35,496 35,220 35,354 35,224 34,744 35,347 35,626 35,615 35,501 35,536

Participation rate

57.3 57.0 57.1 57.1 56.9 57.1 57.2 57.0 57.8 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.1

Employed

33,347 33,110 33,222 33,545 33,370 33,492 33,315 32,812 33,475 33,747 33,688 33,567 33,728

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.0 54.0 53.9 53.9 54.1 54.1 53.8 54.7 54.5 54.3 54.1 54.2

Unemployed

2,033 1,885 1,934 1,951 1,850 1,861 1,910 1,933 1,872 1,878 1,927 1,934 1,808

Unemployment rate

5.7 5.4 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.6 5.3 5.3 5.4 5.4 5.1


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,479 37,609 37,463 37,148 37,330 37,464 37,610 37,869 38,098 38,106 37,958 37,757 37,829

Participation rate

67.2 66.7 65.7 66.1 66.2 66.2 66.7 66.5 66.5 66.7 66.3 65.9 66.2

Employed

35,827 36,016 35,820 35,525 35,724 35,838 35,957 36,304 36,493 36,496 36,396 36,204 36,364

Employment-population ratio

64.2 63.9 62.9 63.2 63.3 63.3 63.8 63.8 63.7 63.9 63.6 63.2 63.7

Unemployed

1,651 1,593 1,643 1,623 1,607 1,626 1,653 1,565 1,605 1,610 1,562 1,553 1,465

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.1 4.2 4.2 4.1 4.1 3.9


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

51,989 51,903 52,376 52,510 52,711 52,697 52,757 53,054 52,674 53,112 53,447 53,316 53,398

Participation rate

75.1 74.7 74.5 74.4 74.4 74.2 74.0 74.0 73.8 73.8 74.5 74.3 74.3

Employed

50,567 50,596 51,041 51,224 51,408 51,366 51,451 51,746 51,358 51,805 52,051 52,025 52,113

Employment-population ratio

73.0 72.8 72.6 72.6 72.6 72.3 72.1 72.2 71.9 72.0 72.6 72.5 72.5

Unemployed

1,422 1,307 1,335 1,287 1,303 1,331 1,306 1,307 1,316 1,307 1,396 1,291 1,285

Unemployment rate

2.7 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.4 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.

 

Last Modified Date: June 03, 2016