|Table A1. Number and percentage of adults and of labor force members who participated in formal work-related courses, by selected adult characteristics: 2004-05|
|Characteristic||Number of adults (thousands)||Number of labor force members1 (thousands)||Percent of adults who participated in work-related courses||Percent of labor force members who participated in work-related courses|
|Black or African American||23,467||15,657||27.0||35.9|
|All other races||15,426||9,839||23.8||34.2|
|Hispanic or Latino||26,101||18,125||16.8||22.3|
|Age as of 2004|
|65 years or older||33,922||6,026||5.2||21.3|
|Highest level of educational attainment|
|Less than a high school diploma or equivalent||31,017||15,415||4.2||7.3|
|High school diploma or equivalent||64,334||41,627||16.5||22.7|
|Some college/vocational/associate's degree||58,545||40,836||31.4||42.0|
|Graduate or professional degree||20,466||16,145||50.7||61.6|
|Employment status in past week|
|Unemployed and looking for work||9,941||9,941||13.7||13.7|
|Not in the labor force||68,187||†||5.7||†|
|Months employed in past 12 months3|
|Professional and managerial||48,647||45,749||56.3||58.0|
|Sales, service, and clerical||66,218||59,476||30.6||32.7|
|Trades and labor||37,585||34,364||18.7||19.7|
† Not applicable.
1 Includes adults who were, at any time in the past 12 months, either employed or unemployed and looking for work.
2 All other races includes Asian/Pacific Islander, Native Hawaiian, American Indian, Alaska Native, those of more than one race, and those of other (unspecified) race. Race categories exclude those of Hispanic origin.
3 Includes only adults who worked in the past 12 months.
NOTE: Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Adult Education Survey of the 2005 National Household Education Surveys Program.