Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-6. Employment status of the civilian population by sex, age, and disability status, not seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Persons with a disability Persons with no disability
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016
Aug.
2015
Aug.
2016

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,858 30,253 221,238 223,601

Civilian labor force

5,833 6,004 151,557 153,796

Participation rate

19.5 19.8 68.5 68.8

Employed

5,237 5,325 143,991 146,479

Employment-population ratio

17.5 17.6 65.1 65.5

Unemployed

596 679 7,566 7,317

Unemployment rate

10.2 11.3 5.0 4.8

Not in labor force

24,025 24,249 69,681 69,806

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,518 2,729 76,612 77,468

Participation rate

32.7 33.9 82.6 83.2

Employed

2,240 2,433 72,974 73,900

Employment-population ratio

29.1 30.3 78.7 79.4

Unemployed

277 296 3,637 3,568

Unemployment rate

11.0 10.8 4.7 4.6

Not in labor force

5,179 5,312 16,146 15,640

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,291 2,167 67,218 68,096

Participation rate

28.1 28.0 70.1 70.4

Employed

2,027 1,854 63,576 64,667

Employment-population ratio

24.9 23.9 66.3 66.8

Unemployed

264 313 3,642 3,429

Unemployment rate

11.5 14.5 5.4 5.0

Not in labor force

5,854 5,579 28,636 28,661

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,024 1,108 7,727 8,232

Participation rate

7.3 7.7 23.7 24.4

Employed

969 1,038 7,440 7,912

Employment-population ratio

6.9 7.2 22.8 23.5

Unemployed

55 70 287 320

Unemployment rate

5.4 6.3 3.7 3.9

Not in labor force

12,992 13,358 24,899 25,505

NOTE: A person with a disability has at least one of the following conditions: is deaf or has serious difficulty hearing; is blind or has serious difficulty seeing even when wearing glasses; has serious difficulty concentrating, remembering, or making decisions because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition; has serious difficulty walking or climbing stairs; has difficulty dressing or bathing; or has difficulty doing errands alone such as visiting a doctor's office or shopping because of a physical, mental, or emotional condition. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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