By 2025, California may face a shortage of workers with college training
SOURCE: Based on projections in D. Reed, California’s Future Workforce: Will There Be Enough College Graduates? (PPIC, 2008), and H. Johnson and R. Sengupta, Closing the Gap: Meeting California’s Need for College Graduates(PPIC, 2009).
NOTE: Underlying methodology developed in D. Neumark, “California’s Economic Future and Infrastructure Challenges,” and H. Johnson, “California’s Population in 2025,” both in California 2025: Taking on the Future, ed. E. Hanak and M. Baldassare (PPIC, 2005).
One-third of Californians have some college training
SOURCE: Author’s calculations from American Community Survey, 2010–2012 pooled file.
NOTES: Includes workers age 25 and above. In the text, “some college” refers to both “some college but no associate degree” and “associate degree.” Survey information does not allow a more detailed breakdown of credentials earned in the “some college but no associate degree” category.