American Sociological Association

Unemployment Rate for Doctorate Holders in Social and Behavioral Sciences

Notes: Unemployed includes individuals who were not working during the survey reference week but had been seeking work in the prior 4 weeks or who were on layoff from their job. Unemployment rate is the proportion of individuals in the labor force who are unemployed.

Source: 

National Science Foundation, National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics, Survey of Doctorate Recipients, published reports from various years. Accessed at https://www.nsf.gov/statistics/srvydoctoratework.

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