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
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016
Nov.
2015
Nov.
2016

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,591 30,170 222,156 224,371

Civilian labor force

5,672 6,023 151,667 153,428

Participation rate

19.2 20.0 68.3 68.4

Employed

4,985 5,423 144,781 146,962

Employment-population ratio

16.8 18.0 65.2 65.5

Unemployed

687 600 6,886 6,466

Unemployment rate

12.1 10.0 4.5 4.2

Not in labor force

23,918 24,147 70,489 70,942

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,422 2,623 75,968 76,913

Participation rate

31.3 33.9 81.8 82.2

Employed

2,101 2,353 72,357 73,493

Employment-population ratio

27.2 30.4 77.9 78.6

Unemployed

322 270 3,611 3,421

Unemployment rate

13.3 10.3 4.8 4.4

Not in labor force

5,308 5,106 16,863 16,629

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,297 2,313 67,718 68,243

Participation rate

28.6 28.4 70.5 70.8

Employed

1,996 2,052 64,706 65,477

Employment-population ratio

24.8 25.2 67.4 67.9

Unemployed

301 261 3,013 2,766

Unemployment rate

13.1 11.3 4.4 4.1

Not in labor force

5,745 5,833 28,305 28,205

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

952 1,087 7,981 8,272

Participation rate

6.9 7.6 24.0 24.1

Employed

888 1,018 7,719 7,992

Employment-population ratio

6.4 7.1 23.2 23.2

Unemployed

64 69 262 280

Unemployment rate

6.8 6.3 3.3 3.4

Not in labor force

12,865 13,208 25,320 26,108

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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