Figure H

Unemployment rates, by educational attainment, 2007 and the last 12 months

Education 2007 Last 12 months
Less than high school 10.3% 15.4%
High school 5.4% 9.3%
Some college 4.0% 7.2%
College degree 2.4% 4.4%
Advanced degree 1.7% 3.2%
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Note: Because the data are not seasonally adjusted, 12-month averages are used. The last 12 months consist of data from December 2012 to November 2013.

Source: Author's analysis of Current Population Survey Outgoing Rotation Group microdata

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