|Table A2. Percentage distribution of adults, of participants in formal work-related courses, and of non-participants, by selected adult characteristics: 2004-05|
|Characteristic||All adults||Participants in formal work-related courses||Non-participants in formal work-related courses|
|Black or African American||11.1||11.1||11.1|
|All other races||7.3||6.4||7.6|
|Hispanic or Latino||12.3||7.7||14.1|
|Age as of 2004|
|65 years or older||16.0||3.1||20.8|
|Highest level of educational attainment|
|Less than a high school diploma or equivalent||14.7||2.3||19.2|
|High school diploma or equivalent||30.4||18.7||34.7|
|Some college/vocational/associate's degree||27.7||32.2||26.0|
|Graduate or professional degree||9.7||18.2||6.5|
|Employment status in past week|
|Unemployed and looking for work||4.7||2.4||5.5|
|Not in the labor force||32.2||6.8||41.6|
|Months employed in past 12 months2|
|Professional and managerial||31.9||50.1||21.7|
|Sales, service, and clerical||43.4||37.0||47.0|
|Trades and labor||24.7||12.9||31.3|
1 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.
2 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.