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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
ANNUAL AVERAGES
49. Certification and licensing status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by employment status, 2021 annual averages
Employment status Number of persons (in thousands) Percent distribution
Total With a certification or license(1) Total With a certification or license(1)
Total With a
certification,
but no
license
With a
license(2)
Without a
certification
or license
Total With a
certification,
but no
license
With a
license(2)
Without a
certification
or license

Civilian noninstitutional population

261,445 43,579 4,068 39,510 217,867 100.0 16.7 1.6 15.1 83.3

Civilian labor force

161,204 37,928 3,513 34,415 123,276 100.0 23.5 2.2 21.3 76.5

Employed

152,581 36,871 3,385 33,485 115,710 100.0 24.2 2.2 21.9 75.8

Usually work full time

127,159 32,087 3,035 29,052 95,073 100.0 25.2 2.4 22.8 74.8

Usually work part time

25,421 4,784 351 4,433 20,637 100.0 18.8 1.4 17.4 81.2

Unemployed

8,623 1,057 127 930 7,566 100.0 12.3 1.5 10.8 87.7

Not in the labor force

100,241 5,651 555 5,095 94,590 100.0 5.6 0.6 5.1 94.4

Footnotes
(1) A person may have more than one certification or license.
(2) Persons with a license may also have a certification.

NOTE: Certifications are issued by a non-governmental certification body and convey that an individual has the knowledge or skill to perform a specific job. A license is awarded by a government agency and conveys a legal authority to work in an occupation. Full time is 35 hours or more per week; part time is less than 35 hours. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: January 20, 2022