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
May
2015
May
2016
May
2015
May
2016

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,922 30,209 220,533 222,965

Civilian labor force

5,933 6,186 151,787 152,614

Participation rate

19.8 20.5 68.8 68.4

Employed

5,333 5,583 144,016 146,010

Employment-population ratio

17.8 18.5 65.3 65.5

Unemployed

600 603 7,771 6,604

Unemployment rate

10.1 9.7 5.1 4.3

Not in labor force

23,989 24,023 68,746 70,351

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,649 2,804 76,446 76,583

Participation rate

34.1 35.6 82.6 82.3

Employed

2,335 2,517 72,387 73,169

Employment-population ratio

30.1 32.0 78.2 78.6

Unemployed

314 287 4,059 3,414

Unemployment rate

11.9 10.2 5.3 4.5

Not in labor force

5,121 5,073 16,098 16,504

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,313 2,233 67,456 67,910

Participation rate

28.5 27.7 70.5 70.5

Employed

2,071 1,989 64,011 64,927

Employment-population ratio

25.6 24.7 66.9 67.4

Unemployed

242 245 3,445 2,983

Unemployment rate

10.5 11.0 5.1 4.4

Not in labor force

5,792 5,830 28,252 28,427

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

970 1,149 7,885 8,122

Participation rate

6.9 8.0 24.4 24.2

Employed

927 1,078 7,618 7,915

Employment-population ratio

6.6 7.6 23.6 23.6

Unemployed

43 71 267 207

Unemployment rate

4.5 6.2 3.4 2.5

Not in labor force

13,077 13,120 24,396 25,421

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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