Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

250,876 253,397 253,620 250,876 252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397 253,620

Civilian labor force

158,527 160,135 160,705 157,115 159,286 158,924 158,466 158,880 159,287

Participation rate

63.2 63.2 63.4 62.6 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7 62.8

Employed

149,722 151,990 152,437 148,866 151,320 151,004 151,030 151,097 151,517

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.0 60.1 59.3 59.9 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.7

Unemployed

8,805 8,144 8,267 8,249 7,966 7,920 7,436 7,783 7,770

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.1 5.1 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9

Not in labor force

92,349 93,262 92,916 93,761 93,482 94,044 94,708 94,517 94,333

Persons who currently want a job

6,446 6,101 6,244 6,104 5,712 5,793 5,923 5,692 5,886

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,139 122,427 122,539 121,139 122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427 122,539

Civilian labor force

84,831 85,790 86,130 83,557 84,765 84,641 84,332 84,766 84,826

Participation rate

70.0 70.1 70.3 69.0 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2 69.2

Employed

80,436 81,514 81,823 79,183 80,543 80,419 80,369 80,596 80,548

Employment-population ratio

66.4 66.6 66.8 65.4 66.0 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.7

Unemployed

4,394 4,275 4,308 4,375 4,222 4,222 3,963 4,169 4,278

Unemployment rate

5.2 5.0 5.0 5.2 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

36,309 36,638 36,409 37,582 37,347 37,572 37,984 37,662 37,713

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

112,714 113,951 114,058 112,714 113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951 114,058

Civilian labor force

81,320 82,209 82,393 80,752 81,815 81,748 81,407 81,788 81,834

Participation rate

72.1 72.1 72.2 71.6 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7

Employed

77,541 78,673 78,695 76,871 78,096 77,999 77,917 78,127 78,048

Employment-population ratio

68.8 69.0 69.0 68.2 68.7 68.6 68.4 68.6 68.4

Unemployed

3,779 3,536 3,698 3,880 3,719 3,749 3,490 3,661 3,786

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.3 4.5 4.8 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6

Not in labor force

31,395 31,742 31,665 31,963 31,838 31,998 32,437 32,163 32,224

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

129,737 130,969 131,081 129,737 130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969 131,081

Civilian labor force

73,696 74,345 74,574 73,558 74,520 74,284 74,134 74,115 74,461

Participation rate

56.8 56.8 56.9 56.7 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6 56.8

Employed

69,286 70,476 70,615 69,683 70,777 70,586 70,661 70,501 70,969

Employment-population ratio

53.4 53.8 53.9 53.7 54.2 54.0 54.0 53.8 54.1

Unemployed

4,410 3,869 3,960 3,875 3,743 3,698 3,473 3,614 3,492

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.2 5.3 5.3 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7

Not in labor force

56,041 56,625 56,507 56,179 56,135 56,472 56,725 56,855 56,620

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,551 122,728 122,835 121,551 122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728 122,835

Civilian labor force

70,339 71,057 71,092 70,783 71,610 71,302 71,218 71,303 71,572

Participation rate

57.9 57.9 57.9 58.2 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1 58.3

Employed

66,485 67,769 67,702 67,323 68,293 68,072 68,209 68,107 68,508

Employment-population ratio

54.7 55.2 55.1 55.4 55.8 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.8

Unemployed

3,854 3,288 3,389 3,460 3,317 3,230 3,009 3,196 3,065

Unemployment rate

5.5 4.6 4.8 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.3

Not in labor force

51,212 51,671 51,743 50,769 50,823 51,223 51,404 51,425 51,262

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,611 16,718 16,728 16,611 16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718 16,728

Civilian labor force

6,868 6,868 7,220 5,581 5,860 5,875 5,841 5,789 5,881

Participation rate

41.3 41.1 43.2 33.6 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6 35.2

Employed

5,696 5,548 6,040 4,672 4,931 4,934 4,904 4,864 4,961

Employment-population ratio

34.3 33.2 36.1 28.1 29.6 29.5 29.4 29.1 29.7

Unemployed

1,172 1,320 1,179 909 929 941 937 926 920

Unemployment rate

17.1 19.2 16.3 16.3 15.9 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.6

Not in labor force

9,743 9,849 9,508 11,030 10,822 10,824 10,867 10,928 10,847

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: August 05, 2016