Table 1

Educational distribution of Asian American and white labor forces, 2010 (age 25+)

Asian White
Less than high school 7.2% 4.4%
High school 18.6% 28.3%
Some college 16.9% 28.7%
Bachelor’s degree 33.7% 24.7%
Advanced degree 23.5% 13.9%


Notes: These data exclude biracial or multiracial individuals and Hispanics. Shares may not total 100 percent due to rounding.


Source: Author’s analysis of microdata from the U.S. Census Bureau/U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Current Population Survey (U.S. Census Bureau 2007–11)

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