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Digest of Education Statistics: 2017
Digest of Education Statistics: 2017

NCES 2018-070
January 2018


Figure 24. Percentage distribution of 2015–16 high school dropouts and high school completers not enrolled in college, by labor force status: October 2016

Figure 24. Percentage distribution of 2015–16 high school dropouts and high school completers not enrolled in college, by labor force status: October 2016
NOTE: Estimates are for 16- to 24-year-olds only. Dropouts are those who left school in the 12-month period ending in October 2016 without completing a high school credential. Completers are those who received either a high school diploma or an equivalency credential between January and October 2016. Excludes persons in the military and persons living in institutions (e.g., prisons or nursing facilities). Graphic display was generated using unrounded data. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October 2016.