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Unformatted text preview: ce the early 1980s. ◮ Since the end of the current recession, the unemployment rate has steadily inched down; however, the employment-to-population ratio has essentially remained stuck around 58.6 percent. HOUSEHOLD DATA Table A-4. Employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment [Numbers in thousands] Not seasonally adjusted Educational attainment Seasonally adjusted Aug. 2012 July 2013 Aug. 2013 Aug. 2012 Apr. 2013 May 2013 June 2013 July 2013 Aug. 2013 Less than a high school diploma Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Participation rate................................... . Employed................ . . . . . . . . . . ................. . Employment-population ratio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unemployed........................................ . Unemployment rate............................. . 11,163 45.3 9,922 40.3 1,241 11.1 10,886 45.4 9,723 40.5 1,163 10.7 10,901 45.2 9,753 40.5 1,148 10.5 11,196 45.5 9,852 40.0 1,344 12.0 10,999 44.8 9,725 39.6 1,274 11.6 11,237 45.0 9,993 40.0 1,243 11.1 11,161 44.5 9,969 39.8 1,192 10.7 10,889 45.4 9,692 40.4 1,197 11.0 10,939 45.4 9,700 40.2 1,239 11.3 High school graduates, no college1 Civilian labor force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Participation rate................................... . Employed................ . . . . . . . . . . ................. . Employment-population ratio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Unemployed........................................ . Unemployment rate............................. . 36,356 59.3 33,298 54.3 3,058 8.4 36,722 59.0 33,995 54.6 2,727 7.4 36,336 58.6 33,680 54.3 2,656 7.3 36,751 59.9 33,560 54.7 3,191 8.7 36,200 58.7 33,510 54.3 2,689 7.4 36,236 58.9 33,572 54.6 2,664 7.4 36,320 59.1 33,562 54.6 2,757 7.6 36,741 59.0 33,950 54.5 2,791 7.6 36,592 59.0 33,826 54.5 2,766 7.6 Some college or associate degree Civilian labor force. . . . . ....
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