Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted

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Table A-5. Employment status of the civilian population 18 years and over by veteran status, period of service, and sex, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, veteran status, and period of service Total Men Women
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016
July
2015
July
2016

VETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

21,199 20,883 19,201 18,868 1,998 2,015

Civilian labor force

10,670 10,621 9,494 9,407 1,176 1,213

Participation rate

50.3 50.9 49.4 49.9 58.9 60.2

Employed

10,169 10,121 9,052 8,992 1,117 1,129

Employment-population ratio

48.0 48.5 47.1 47.7 55.9 56.0

Unemployed

501 499 442 415 59 84

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.4 5.0 6.9

Not in labor force

10,529 10,262 9,707 9,461 822 802

Gulf War-era II veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,590 3,892 2,970 3,173 620 719

Civilian labor force

2,839 3,207 2,432 2,690 407 517

Participation rate

79.1 82.4 81.9 84.8 65.6 72.0

Employed

2,649 3,019 2,271 2,535 378 484

Employment-population ratio

73.8 77.6 76.5 79.9 61.0 67.4

Unemployed

190 188 161 155 29 33

Unemployment rate

6.7 5.9 6.6 5.8 7.0 6.4

Not in labor force

751 685 538 483 213 202

Gulf War-era I veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

3,454 3,366 2,908 2,886 546 480

Civilian labor force

2,771 2,668 2,366 2,336 405 332

Participation rate

80.2 79.3 81.4 81.0 74.2 69.2

Employed

2,672 2,543 2,287 2,241 385 303

Employment-population ratio

77.4 75.6 78.6 77.7 70.5 63.0

Unemployed

99 125 80 96 20 29

Unemployment rate

3.6 4.7 3.4 4.1 4.9 8.9

Not in labor force

682 697 542 549 141 148

World War II, Korean War, and Vietnam-era veterans

Civilian noninstitutional population

8,886 8,474 8,570 8,170 316 304

Civilian labor force

2,381 2,121 2,296 2,030 84 91

Participation rate

26.8 25.0 26.8 24.9 26.7 29.8

Employed

2,276 2,037 2,197 1,951 79 86

Employment-population ratio

25.6 24.0 25.6 23.9 25.0 28.2

Unemployed

105 84 99 79 5 5

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.0 4.3 3.9 6.4 5.4

Not in labor force

6,505 6,353 6,274 6,140 232 213

Veterans of other service periods

Civilian noninstitutional population

5,269 5,151 4,753 4,639 516 512

Civilian labor force

2,679 2,624 2,400 2,351 280 274

Participation rate

50.9 50.9 50.5 50.7 54.2 53.4

Employed

2,572 2,522 2,297 2,266 274 256

Employment-population ratio

48.8 49.0 48.3 48.8 53.2 50.1

Unemployed

108 102 102 85 5 17

Unemployment rate

4.0 3.9 4.3 3.6 1.9 6.2

Not in labor force

2,590 2,527 2,353 2,288 236 238

NONVETERANS, 18 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

220,867 223,769 97,413 99,175 123,454 124,594

Civilian labor force

145,268 147,286 74,010 75,343 71,257 71,944

Participation rate

65.8 65.8 76.0 76.0 57.7 57.7

Employed

137,481 140,007 70,321 71,665 67,160 68,342

Employment-population ratio

62.2 62.6 72.2 72.3 54.4 54.9

Unemployed

7,787 7,280 3,690 3,678 4,098 3,602

Unemployment rate

5.4 4.9 5.0 4.9 5.8 5.0

Not in labor force

75,599 76,483 23,402 23,832 52,197 52,651

NOTE: Veterans served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces and were not on active duty at the time of the survey. Nonveterans never served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces. Veterans could have served anywhere in the world during these periods of service: Gulf War era II (September 2001-present), Gulf War era I (August 1990-August 2001), Vietnam era (August 1964-April 1975), Korean War (July 1950-January 1955), World War II (December 1941-December 1946), and other service periods (all other time periods). Veterans who served in more than one wartime period are classified only in the most recent one. Veterans who served during one of the selected wartime periods and another period are classified only in the wartime period.

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