However, the outcomes of recent high school and college graduates provide a good sense of the labor market conditions faced by the young men and women who graduate this spring this paper focuses on recent high school (age 17–20) and college graduates (age 21–24) who are not enrolled in further schooling the unemployment rate of young. The unemployment rate was lower for young adults with some college (4 percent) than for those who had completed high school (7 percent), which was, in turn, lower than the rate for those who had not completed high school (13 percent.
In the wake of what some people are calling “the great recession” unemployment rates among recent college graduates in the united states has reached its highest rate since the 1970s according to a study done by northwestern university and drexel university in conjunction with the economic policy institute based on data collected by the census bureau’s population survey of the u s. The new york federal reserve bank in a recent report claims between 30 and 40 percent of college graduates are underemployed that makes it sound like college is more of a gamble than an investment that makes it sound like college is more of a gamble than an investment.
Unemployment rate 25 percent for college grads, 77 percent for high school dropouts, january 2017 february 07, 2017 the unemployment rate in january 2017 was 48 percent, little changed from the rates in december 2016 or january 2016.
In october 2011, the unemployment rate for 20- to 29-year-olds who had graduated from college in 2011 was 126 percent the rate was 135 percent for those who recently had earned bachelor's degrees and 86 percent for those who recently had earned advanced degrees. The unemployment rate for college graduates in this city is only 22% that is exactly half of the unemployment rate for all workers st louis’ most impressive score comes in its housing costs. Table a-4 employment status of the civilian population 25 years and over by educational attainment. The unemployment rate in 2017 was lower for those with higher levels of educational attainment for example, the unemployment rate was lowest for those with a bachelor's or higher degree (3 percent.
For young college graduates, the unemployment rate is currently 56 percent (compared with 55 percent in 2007), and the underemployment rate is 126 percent (compared with 96 percent in 2007. Because the unemployment rate for college graduates is essentially all frictional, that means it’s essentially as low as it’s possible to be now, let’s talk about the reputed underemployment of college graduates the new york federal reserve bank in a recent report claims between 30 and 40 percent of college graduates are underemployed that makes it sound like college is more of a gamble than an investment.
College graduates also make more money a typical college graduate can expect to make over half a million dollars more than a nongraduate over a lifetime much of this has to do with differences in wage growth during the midcareer of a college graduate versus a nongraduate.
The media loves stories about underemployed college graduates, but a closer look at the data shows this is a much rarer thing than many people believe the unemployment rate for college. “some college, no bachelor’s degree“ includes persons with an associate’s degree “high school completion” includes equivalency credentials, such as the ged from december 2007 through june 2009, the us economy experienced a recession 3 for young adults, the employment rate was lower in 2008, near the beginning of the recession, than it was in 2000, prior to the recession (73 vs 77 percent.