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The State Adult Literacy Survey: A Look At Results For Ohio

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State population Adult Educational Attainment NALS State Data
General ABLE Info ABLE and secondary education enrollment Employment by occupation
Income and poverty level Labor Force Status Labor Force
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State population
Resident population (1,000) State Rank U.S.
1990 10,847 7 248,718
1997 11,186 7 267,636
1999 11,257 7 272,691

Source: http://www.census.gov/statab/www/states/oh.txt
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Adult Educational Attainment
(Persons 20 Years & Over) Ohio U.S.
12th Grade or Less, No Diploma 1,794,770 42,600,296
High School Graduate 2,793,205 53,459,489
Some College, No Bachelor Degree 1,865,231 47,160,089
Bachelor or Higher Degree 1,254,850 34,293,949

Source: NCES Data

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NALS State Data
Overview of National Adult Literacy Survey (NALS)

Executive Report

The State Adult Literacy Survey: A Look At Results For Ohio

Synthetic NALS and SALS Estimates for Ohio
[From the National Adult Literacy Survey--1992 Report]
Synthetic Estimate SALS Estimate
Combined    Mean Proficiency
    Percent in Level 1
    Percent in Level 2
    Percent in Levels 3-5
280
11
28
61
279
15
31
54
Prose    Mean Proficiency
    Percent in Level 1
    Percent in Level 2
    Percent in Levels 3-5
282
9
28
63
280
15
28
57
Document    Mean Proficiency
    Percent in Level 1
    Percent in Level 2
    Percent in Levels 3-5
276
12
30
58
276
17
31
52
Quantitative    Mean Proficiency
    Percent in Level 1
    Percent in Level 2
    Percent in Levels 3-5
282
11
26
63
280
17
27
56
Population 8,081,313 8,261,176


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General Adult Basic and Literacy Education Information
# of adults without HS Diploma (12th Grade or Less ) 1,794,770
# of ABLE programs ¹ 169
# of sites operating full-time programs (25 hours or more) ² 401
# of ESL participants ² 11,928
Estimated Cost Per Enrollee/ year ² $187.31

¹ Source: 1996-97 Program Directory
Ohio Department of Education
Division of Vocational and Adult Education

² Source: The Ohio Division of Adult Education Office of Vocational and Adult Education
Annual Performance Report--1996, For the Adult Education State-Administered Program


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Participants in adult basic and secondary education programs, by level of enrollment
State or other area 1990 1991
TotalLevel of EnrollmentTotalLevel of Enrollment
Adult Basic Education Adult Secondary Education Adult Basic Education Adult Secondary Education
Ohio 95,476 79,527 15,949 108,753 88,302 20,451

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics,

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Employment by occupation
Table 2
State of Ohio
Industry Employment Trends, 1983-1994, and Projections, 1994-2005
Major Industry Divisions
(employment in thousands)
Industry Division
1983 1994 Change, 1983-1994 Projected 2005 Change, 1994-2005
Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent Number Percent
Nonfarm wage and salary 4,092.5 100.0 5,076.2 100.0 983.7 24.0 5,754.2 100.0 678.0 13.4
Goods-producing 1,223.4 29.9 1,290.5 25.4 67.1 5.5 1,280.6 22.3 -9.9 -0.8
Mining 26.6 0.6 14.5 0.3 -12.1 -45.5 13.0 0.2 -1.5 -10.3
Construction 130.8 3.2 205.5 4.0 74.7 57.1 233.3 4.1 27.8 13.5
Manufacturing 1,066.0 26.0 1,070.5 21.1 4.5 0.4 1,034.3 18.0 -36.2 -3.4
Durable goods 721.9 17.6 705.9 13.9 -16.0 -2.2 661.6 11.5 -44.3 -6.3
Nondurable goods 344.1 8.4 364.6 7.2 20.5 6.0 372.7 6.5 8.1 2.2
Service-producing 2,869.2 70.1 3,785.8 74.6 916.6 31.9 4,473.6 77.7 687.8 18.2
Transport & Utilities 198.5 4.9 222.3 4.4 23.8 12.0 235.6 4.1 13.3 6.0
Trade 933.5 22.8 1,225.2 24.1 291.7 31.2 1,393.4 24.2 168.2 13.7
Finance, Insurance & Real Estate 207.8 5.1 270.3 5.3 62.5 30.1 291.3 5.1 21.0 7.8
Services 873.3 21.3 1,327.9 26.2 454.6 52.1 1,762.0 30.6 434.1 32.7
Government 656.1 16.0 740.1 14.6 84.0 12.8 791.3 13.8 51.2 6.9
Agriculture (1) -- -- 101.8 -- -- -- 95.7 -- -6.1 -6.0
Private Household -- -- 16.6 -- -- -- 13.7 -- -2.9 -17.5
Nonfarm self-employed & unpaid workers -- -- 397.3 -- -- -- 444.5 -- 47.2 11.9
Total Employment (2) -- -- 5,591.9 -- -- -- 6,308.1 -- 716.2 12.8
(1) Excludes SICs 074,5,8 (agricultural services).
(2) Wage and salary data are from the BLS Current Employment Statistics (payroll) survey, which counts jobs, whereas self- employed, unpaid family worker, agricultural, and private household data are from the Current Population Survey (household survey), which counts workers.
Source: Ohio Bureau of Employment Services, Labor Market Information Division, June 1996.

For more employment information see: http://www.census.gov/epcd/cbp/map/94data/39/999.txt


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Per Capita Annual Income
Average annual pay State Rank U.S.
1990 $22,844 15 $23,602
1994 $26,134 16 $26,939
Personal income per capita (constant 1992 dol.)
1990 $18,887 22 $20,090
1995 $20,475 21 $21,188
Median household income (constant 1994 dol.)
1990 $34,032 21 $33,952
1994 $31,855 25 $32,264

Source: US Census Bureau
Percent Below Poverty Level
All persons Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level Persons age 65 and over Number below poverty level Percent below poverty level
Ohio 10,574,315 1,325,768 12.5 1,320,966 140,798 10.7
Source: US Census Bureau
See Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates 1990 Census Estimates for county by county poverty levels.

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Ohio
Labor Force Status
Persons 16 years and over 8,349,183
In labor force 5,298,073
Percent in labor force 63.5
Civilian labor force 5,279,995
Employed.4,931,357
Unemployed 348,638
Percent unemployed6.6
Armed Forces. 18,078
Not in labor force.3,051,110

Source: US Census Bureau

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Labor Force
Percent of civilian population employed State Rank U.S.
1990 62.0 36 62.8
1995 62.8 34 62.9


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