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)
Nov.
2015
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
July
2016
Aug.
2016
Sept.
2016
Oct.
2016
Nov.
2016

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

251,747 254,321 254,540 251,747 253,620 253,854 254,091 254,321 254,540

Civilian labor force

157,340 159,783 159,451 157,367 159,287 159,463 159,907 159,712 159,486

Participation rate

62.5 62.8 62.6 62.5 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.7

Employed

149,766 152,335 152,385 149,444 151,517 151,614 151,968 151,925 152,085

Employment-population ratio

59.5 59.9 59.9 59.4 59.7 59.7 59.8 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

7,573 7,447 7,066 7,924 7,770 7,849 7,939 7,787 7,400

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.7 4.4 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 4.9 4.6

Not in labor force

94,407 94,539 95,089 94,380 94,333 94,391 94,184 94,609 95,055

Persons who currently want a job

5,326 5,613 5,524 5,637 5,886 5,833 6,088 5,912 5,876

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,577 122,889 122,998 121,577 122,539 122,656 122,775 122,889 122,998

Civilian labor force

83,258 84,991 84,628 83,503 84,826 84,906 85,084 85,034 84,874

Participation rate

68.5 69.2 68.8 68.7 69.2 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.0

Employed

79,142 80,966 80,763 79,182 80,548 80,674 80,755 80,722 80,843

Employment-population ratio

65.1 65.9 65.7 65.1 65.7 65.8 65.8 65.7 65.7

Unemployed

4,115 4,025 3,865 4,321 4,278 4,232 4,329 4,312 4,030

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.7 4.6 5.2 5.0 5.0 5.1 5.1 4.7

Not in labor force

38,319 37,898 38,370 38,074 37,713 37,750 37,691 37,855 38,125

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

113,149 114,401 114,506 113,149 114,058 114,173 114,289 114,401 114,506

Civilian labor force

80,548 82,065 81,751 80,623 81,834 81,838 82,019 82,004 81,823

Participation rate

71.2 71.7 71.4 71.3 71.7 71.7 71.8 71.7 71.5

Employed

76,911 78,538 78,405 76,823 78,048 78,143 78,195 78,233 78,343

Employment-population ratio

68.0 68.7 68.5 67.9 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4 68.4

Unemployed

3,637 3,527 3,347 3,800 3,786 3,695 3,825 3,771 3,480

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.3 4.1 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.7 4.6 4.3

Not in labor force

32,601 32,337 32,755 32,526 32,224 32,335 32,269 32,398 32,684

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

130,170 131,432 131,542 130,170 131,081 131,198 131,317 131,432 131,542

Civilian labor force

74,082 74,791 74,823 73,865 74,461 74,557 74,823 74,678 74,612

Participation rate

56.9 56.9 56.9 56.7 56.8 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7

Employed

70,624 71,369 71,622 70,262 70,969 70,940 71,213 71,202 71,242

Employment-population ratio

54.3 54.3 54.4 54.0 54.1 54.1 54.2 54.2 54.2

Unemployed

3,458 3,423 3,201 3,603 3,492 3,617 3,610 3,475 3,370

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.6 4.3 4.9 4.7 4.9 4.8 4.7 4.5

Not in labor force

56,088 56,640 56,719 56,305 56,620 56,641 56,493 56,754 56,930

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

121,979 123,179 123,285 121,979 122,835 122,949 123,066 123,179 123,285

Civilian labor force

71,482 72,061 72,109 71,139 71,572 71,630 71,893 71,811 71,753

Participation rate

58.6 58.5 58.5 58.3 58.3 58.3 58.4 58.3 58.2

Employed

68,335 68,997 69,203 67,891 68,508 68,415 68,723 68,716 68,730

Employment-population ratio

56.0 56.0 56.1 55.7 55.8 55.6 55.8 55.8 55.7

Unemployed

3,147 3,064 2,906 3,249 3,065 3,215 3,169 3,094 3,023

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 4.0 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.2

Not in labor force

50,497 51,117 51,176 50,840 51,262 51,319 51,173 51,368 51,532

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,619 16,741 16,749 16,619 16,728 16,732 16,737 16,741 16,749

Civilian labor force

5,310 5,656 5,591 5,605 5,881 5,995 5,995 5,898 5,910

Participation rate

32.0 33.8 33.4 33.7 35.2 35.8 35.8 35.2 35.3

Employed

4,520 4,800 4,778 4,729 4,961 5,056 5,050 4,976 5,013

Employment-population ratio

27.2 28.7 28.5 28.5 29.7 30.2 30.2 29.7 29.9

Unemployed

790 856 814 875 920 938 945 922 897

Unemployment rate

14.9 15.1 14.6 15.6 15.6 15.7 15.8 15.6 15.2

Not in labor force

11,309 11,084 11,158 11,014 10,847 10,737 10,741 10,843 10,839

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: December 02, 2016