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Digest of Education Statistics: 2015
Digest of Education Statistics: 2015

NCES 2016-014
December 2016

List of Tables by Chapter


Chapter 5. Outcomes of Education


501 Labor Force Status by Educational Attainment

Table 501.10. Labor force participation, employment, and unemployment of persons 25 to 64 years old, by sex, race/ethnicity, age group, and educational attainment: 2012, 2013, and 2014
Table 501.20. Labor force participation, employment, and unemployment of persons 16 to 24 years old who are not enrolled in school, by age group, sex, race/ethnicity, and educational attainment: 2012, 2013, and 2014
Table 501.30. Number and percentage of persons 18 to 24 years old who were neither enrolled in school nor working, by educational attainment, age group, sex, family poverty status, and race/ethnicity: 2015
Table 501.40. Percentage distribution of 25- to 34-year-olds with various levels of educational attainment, by labor force status, sex, race/ethnicity, and U.S. nativity and citizenship status: 2014
Table 501.50. Employment to population ratios of persons 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015
Table 501.60. Employment to population ratios of males 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015
Table 501.70. Employment to population ratios of females 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015
Table 501.80. Unemployment rates of persons 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015
Table 501.85. Unemployment rates of males 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015
Table 501.90. Unemployment rates of females 16 to 64 years old, by age group and highest level of educational attainment: Selected years, 1975 through 2015

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502 Occupation and Earnings by Educational Attainment

Table 502.10. Occupation of employed persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2014 and 2015
Table 502.20. Median annual earnings, number, and percentage of full-time year-round workers 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 1990 through 2014
Table 502.30. Median annual earnings of full-time year-round workers 25 to 34 years old and full-time year-round workers as a percentage of the labor force, by sex, race/ethnicity, and educational attainment: Selected years, 1995 through 2014
Table 502.40. Annual earnings of persons 25 years old and over, by highest level of educational attainment and sex: 2014

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503 Employment of Students

Table 503.10. Percentage of high school students age 16 and over who were employed, by age group, sex, race/ethnicity, family income, nativity, and hours worked per week: Selected years, 1970 through 2014
Table 503.20. Percentage of college students 16 to 24 years old who were employed, by attendance status, hours worked per week, and control and level of institution: Selected years, October 1970 through 2014
Table 503.30. Percentage of college students 16 to 24 years old who were employed, by attendance status, hours worked per week, and selected characteristics: October 2012 through 2014

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504 Labor Force Status of Recent High School Completers and Dropouts

Table 504.10. Labor force status of 2012, 2013, and 2014 high school completers, by college enrollment status, sex, and race/ethnicity: October 2012, 2013, and 2014
Table 504.20. Labor force status of high school dropouts, by sex and race/ethnicity: Selected years, October 1980 through 2014
Table 504.30. Among special education students out of high school up to 8 years, percentage attending and completing postsecondary education, living independently, and working competitively, by type of disability: 2007 and 2009

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505 Labor Market Outcomes for Recent Bachelor's Degree Completers

Table 505.10. Number, percentage distribution, unemployment rates, and median earnings of 25- to 29-year-old bachelor's degree holders and percentage of degree holders among all 25- to 29-year-olds, by field of study: 2010 and 2014
Table 505.15. Number, percentage distribution, and median annual earnings of 25- to 34-year-olds with a bachelor's or higher degree, by sex, race/ethnicity, and selected employment and occupational characteristics: 2014
Table 505.20. Unemployment rate of 25- to 34-year-olds with a bachelor's or higher degree, by undergraduate field of study, sex, race/ethnicity, and U.S. nativity and citizenship status: 2014
Table 505.30. Among employed 25- to 34-year-olds with a bachelor's degree in a science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) field, percentage with STEM and non-STEM occupations, by sex, race/ethnicity, and U.S. nativity and citizenship status: 2014
Table 505.40. Percentage distribution of recipients of bachelor's degrees in various fields of study 1 year after graduation, by time to completion, enrollment and employment status, and occupation: 2001 and 2009
Table 505.50 Percentage, selected employment characteristics, and annual salaries of bachelor's degree recipients employed full time 1 year after graduation, by field of study: 1991, 2001, and 2009

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506 Attitudes of Young Adults

Table 506.10. Percentage of 1972 high school seniors, 1992 high school seniors, and 2004 high school seniors who felt that certain life values were very important, by sex: Selected years, 1972 through 2004

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507 Skills of Adults and Continuing Education

Table 507.10. Literacy skills of adults, by type of literacy, proficiency levels, and selected characteristics: 1992 and 2003
Table 507.20. Participants in state-administered adult basic education, secondary education, and English as a second language programs, by type of program and state or jurisdiction: Selected fiscal years, 2000 through 2014
Table 507.30. Participation of employed persons, 17 years old and over, in career-related adult education during the previous 12 months, by selected characteristics of participants: 1995, 1999, and 2005
Table 507.40. Participation rate of persons, 17 years old and over, in adult education during the previous 12 months, by selected characteristics of participants: Selected years, 1991 through 2005

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