Unemployment rates of various demographic and occupational groups, 2007 and today
|Workers age 25 and older|
|Less than high school||7.1||10.7||1.5|
|Bachelor’s and advanced degree||2.0||3.9||2.0|
|Workers under age 25, not enrolled in further schooling|
|High school degree||12.0||19.7*||1.6|
|Bachelor’s and advanced degree||5.4||8.2*||1.5|
|Management, professional, and related occupations||2.1||3.9*||1.9|
|Sales and office occupations||4.3||7.5*||1.7|
|Construction and extraction occupations||7.6||13.6*||1.8|
|Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations||3.4||6.0*||1.8|
|Production, transportation, and material moving occupations||5.8||9.4*||1.6|
View the underlying data on epi.org.
* This is a 12-month average (July 2012–June 2013). This is necessary because the monthly values for these series are not seasonally adjusted.
Source: Author's analysis of the Current Population Survey public data series