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Current Population Survey Data on Educational Attainment

Educational attainment data in the Current Population Survey are reported annually from the Annual Social and Economic Supplement (ASEC, formerly the March Supplement). These data provide national estimates of educational attainment from 1947 to present, with limited detail for states and some metropolitan areas.

DATA TABLES, PRODUCTS AND REPORTS

CPS 2012

CPS 2011

CPS 2010

CPS 2009

CPS 2008

CPS 2007

CPS 2006

CPS 2005

CPS 2004

CPS 2003

CPS 2002

CPS 2001

CPS 2000 through 1998

CPS March 2000

Previous Educational Attainment Tables and Reports (1940-1999)

Get educational attainment reports and tables from previous years »

Historical Time Series Tables

Get historical educational attainment time series tables »


OTHER TECHNICAL AND ANALYTICAL REPORTS

Comparison of ACS and ASEC Data on Educational Attainment: 2004

Educational Attainment Fact Sheet

The educational attainment fact sheet highlights the differences between the educational attainment estimates from the American Community Survey and the Annual Social and Economic Supplement to the Current Population Survey.

CPS Definitions and Explanations

CPS definitions and explanations are available from the Current Population Survey Web site.


RELATED PAPERS AND PRESENTATION


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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Educational Attainment |  Last Revised: January 29, 2014