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
2014
May
2015
May
2014
May
2015

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,005 29,922 218,617 220,533

Civilian labor force

5,649 5,933 150,192 151,787

Participation rate

19.5 19.8 68.7 68.8

Employed

4,934 5,333 141,464 144,016

Employment-population ratio

17.0 17.8 64.7 65.3

Unemployed

715 600 8,728 7,771

Unemployment rate

12.7 10.1 5.8 5.1

Not in labor force

23,357 23,989 68,425 68,746

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,522 2,649 75,560 76,446

Participation rate

33.0 34.1 82.1 82.6

Employed

2,175 2,335 71,039 72,387

Employment-population ratio

28.5 30.1 77.2 78.2

Unemployed

347 314 4,521 4,059

Unemployment rate

13.8 11.9 6.0 5.3

Not in labor force

5,111 5,121 16,497 16,098

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,104 2,313 67,191 67,456

Participation rate

27.1 28.5 70.4 70.5

Employed

1,801 2,071 63,338 64,011

Employment-population ratio

23.2 25.6 66.4 66.9

Unemployed

303 242 3,853 3,445

Unemployment rate

14.4 10.5 5.7 5.1

Not in labor force

5,655 5,792 28,195 28,252

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

1,022 970 7,441 7,885

Participation rate

7.5 6.9 23.9 24.4

Employed

957 927 7,087 7,618

Employment-population ratio

7.0 6.6 22.7 23.6

Unemployed

65 43 354 267

Unemployment rate

6.4 4.5 4.8 3.4

Not in labor force

12,590 13,077 23,733 24,396

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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