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Table 4. Unemployment insurance (UI) benefit applicants and recipients among persons marginally attached to the labor force who had worked in the past 12 months by selected characteristics, 2018

Table 4. Unemployment insurance (UI) benefit applicants and recipients among persons marginally attached to the labor force who had worked in the past 12 months by selected characteristics, 2018
[Numbers in thousands]
Characteristic Marginally
attached to the
labor force who
worked in the past
12 months (1)
UI benefit applicants Did not apply
for UI
benefits
Total Percent of
marginally
attached
UI benefit recipients
Total Percent of
marginally
attached

Age

Total, 16 years and over

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

16 to 24 years

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

25 to 54 years

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

55 years and over

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Sex

Men

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Women

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Race and Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

White

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Black or African American

99,999 99,999 - 99,999 99.9 99,999

Asian

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Educational attainment

Total, 25 years and over

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Less than a high school diploma

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

High school graduates, no college (2)

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Some college or associate degree

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

Bachelor's degree and higher (3)

99,999 99,999 99.9 99,999 99.9 99,999

(1) Includes a relatively small number of persons who did not provide information about applying for UI benefits, not shown separately.
(2) Includes persons with a high school diploma or equivalent.
(3) Includes persons with bachelor's, master's, professional, and doctoral degrees.

NOTE: Estimates are an average of data collected in May and September 2018. Persons marginally attached to the labor force are those who are neither employed nor unemployed, who want a job, have searched for work during the prior 12 months, and were available to take a job during the reference week, but had not looked for work in the 4 weeks prior to the survey. All data in this table refer to the subset of persons marginally attached to the labor force who have worked in the past 12 months. Estimates for the above race groups (White, Black or African American, and Asian) do not sum to totals because data are not presented for all races. Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Dash indicates no data or data that do not meet publication criteria (values not shown where base is less than 75,000).

Last Modified Date: October 02, 2023