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  Trends and Challenges for Work in the 21st Century
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AN OVERVIEW OF ECONOMIC, SOCIAL,
AND DEMOGRAPHIC TRENDS
AFFECTING THE US LABOR MARKET

Robert I. Lerman
Stefanie R. Schmidt
The Urban Institute

(Text Only) Table 7: Distribution of Net Employment Growth of Population,
Ages 25 and Over, by Educational Status: 1992 to 1998, 1st Half

Educational Group: High School Dropouts
1992 Employment
11,845
1998 (1st Half) Employment 11,745
Change in Employment -91
Percent of Net Growth in Employment -0.8

Educational Group: High School Graduaes, No College
1992 Employment
35,305
1998 (1st Half) Employment 36,090
Change in Employment 785
Percent of Net Growth in Employment 6.7

Educational Group: Some College
1992 Employment
25,523
1998 (1st Half) Employment 30,480
Change in Employment 4,957
Percent of Net Growth in Employment 42.5

Educational Group: BA or Higher
1992 Employment
27,273
1998 (1st Half) Employment 32,487
Change in Employment 6,005
Percent of Net Growth in Employment 51.5

Total
1992 Employment
99,946
1998 (1st Half) Employment 111,601
Change in Employment 11,655
Percent of Net Growth in Employment 100

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