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
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015
Jan.
2014
Jan.
2015

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

28,532 29,213 218,382 220,510

Civilian labor force

5,190 5,722 149,190 150,327

Participation rate

18.2 19.6 68.3 68.2

Employed

4,502 5,041 139,024 141,511

Employment-population ratio

15.8 17.3 63.7 64.2

Unemployed

688 681 10,166 8,816

Unemployment rate

13.3 11.9 6.8 5.9

Not in labor force

23,342 23,491 69,192 70,183

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,243 2,545 74,998 75,687

Participation rate

30.0 33.6 81.4 81.7

Employed

1,903 2,220 69,407 70,856

Employment-population ratio

25.5 29.4 75.3 76.5

Unemployed

340 324 5,591 4,832

Unemployment rate

15.2 12.7 7.5 6.4

Not in labor force

5,223 5,019 17,136 16,962

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,060 2,211 66,804 66,997

Participation rate

26.7 28.0 70.1 69.9

Employed

1,761 1,904 62,580 63,337

Employment-population ratio

22.8 24.2 65.7 66.1

Unemployed

299 306 4,224 3,660

Unemployment rate

14.5 13.9 6.3 5.5

Not in labor force

5,670 5,673 28,515 28,851

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

887 967 7,388 7,643

Participation rate

6.6 7.0 23.9 23.9

Employed

838 916 7,036 7,318

Employment-population ratio

6.3 6.7 22.8 22.9

Unemployed

49 51 352 324

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.3 4.8 4.2

Not in labor force

12,449 12,800 23,541 24,370

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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