Unemployment and underemployment rates of young high school graduates, 1994–2012*
*Latest 12-month average: April 2011–March 2012.
Note: Shaded areas denote recessions. Underemployment data are only available beginning in 1994. Data are for high school graduates age 17–20 who are not enrolled in further schooling.
Source: Authors' analysis of basic monthly Current Population Survey microdata
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