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

Less than a high school diploma

Civilian labor force

10,898 10,748 11,004 11,154 11,199 10,891 10,861 10,451 10,221 10,659 10,641 10,782 11,124

Participation rate

44.5 43.7 44.5 46.2 45.9 44.6 44.2 43.3 44.4 45.0 44.3 45.1 45.6

Employed

9,741 9,699 9,953 10,056 10,128 9,925 9,869 9,497 9,243 9,689 9,751 9,927 10,179

Employment-population ratio

39.7 39.4 40.2 41.7 41.5 40.7 40.2 39.4 40.2 40.9 40.6 41.5 41.7

Unemployed

1,157 1,049 1,051 1,098 1,071 965 993 954 978 970 890 855 945

Unemployment rate

10.6 9.8 9.6 9.8 9.6 8.9 9.1 9.1 9.6 9.1 8.4 7.9 8.5


High school graduates, no college(1)

Civilian labor force

35,895 36,242 35,924 36,108 36,392 36,089 36,096 36,112 36,146 36,338 36,029 36,248 35,637

Participation rate

58.2 58.0 58.1 58.5 58.8 58.0 57.9 57.8 57.7 58.1 58.0 58.1 58.0

Employed

33,277 33,677 33,593 33,792 34,106 33,830 33,750 34,001 33,931 34,094 34,112 34,183 33,624

Employment-population ratio

53.9 53.9 54.3 54.7 55.1 54.3 54.1 54.5 54.2 54.5 55.0 54.8 54.7

Unemployed

2,618 2,565 2,331 2,316 2,286 2,258 2,346 2,112 2,216 2,244 1,917 2,065 2,012

Unemployment rate

7.3 7.1 6.5 6.4 6.3 6.3 6.5 5.8 6.1 6.2 5.3 5.7 5.6


Some college or associate degree

Civilian labor force

37,244 37,021 36,992 37,169 37,158 37,364 37,178 37,476 37,727 37,567 37,368 37,325 37,230

Participation rate

67.5 67.6 67.3 66.9 67.1 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.0 66.9 66.5 66.6 66.7

Employed

34,872 34,750 34,758 34,876 34,904 35,218 35,131 35,598 35,716 35,543 35,338 35,520 35,407

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

2,372 2,272 2,234 2,293 2,254 2,146 2,047 1,878 2,011 2,024 2,030 1,805 1,823

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.1 6.0 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.0 5.3 5.4 5.4 4.8 4.9


Bachelor's degree and higher(2)

Civilian labor force

49,929 49,759 50,427 50,240 49,908 49,934 50,208 50,383 50,355 50,093 50,404 50,437 51,149

Participation rate

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

Employed

48,246 48,134 48,797 48,543 48,198 48,279 48,611 48,728 48,771 48,474 48,918 48,899 49,534

Employment-population ratio

72.7 72.8 73.2 72.6 72.2 72.6 73.0 72.7 72.4 72.2 72.5 72.3 72.2

Unemployed

1,683 1,625 1,629 1,697 1,711 1,655 1,596 1,654 1,584 1,618 1,485 1,538 1,615

Unemployment rate

3.4 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.3 3.1 3.2 2.9 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: December 05, 2014