TABLE 5.A1 Observed Wage Growth of Specific Cohorts of Immigrant Men, by Education Level (Percentage Wage Differential Between Immigrants and Natives, by Age Group and Year of Arrival)

 

Year

Cohort/Age Group

1970

1980

1990

0-8 years of school

1960-1964 arrivals

15-24 in 1970

7.7

8.9

25-34 in 1970

12.7

7.2

8.1

35-44 in 1970

-1.0

-0.1

5.2

45-54 in 1970

-4.3

-6.7

1965-1969 arrivals

15-24 in 1970

6.6

12.6

25-34 in 1970

-2.4

0.1

5.4

35-44 in 1970

-15.7

-8.5

2.8

45-54 in 1970

-15.5

-9.5

1970-1974 arrivals

25-34 in 1980

-3.3

4.3

35-44 in 1980

-7.9

-10.8

45-54 in 1980

-15.6

-8.9

1975-1979 arrivals

25-34 in 1980

-18.0

-7.3

35-44 in 1980

-24.9

-17.4

45-54 in 1980

-29.8

-22.3

1980-1984 arrivals

25-34 in 1990

-9.3

35-44 in 1990

-16.8

45-54 in 1990

-24.5

1985-1989 arrivals

25-34 in 1990

-17.7

35-44 in 1990

-25.4

45-54 in 1990

-34.4

9-11 years of school

1960-1964 arrivals

15-24 in 1970

12.1

20.7

25-34 in 1970

15.8

7.5

8.3

35-44 in 1970

-1.3

0.5

7.8

45-54 in 1970

-18.7

-8.9



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