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
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016
Apr.
2015
Apr.
2016

TOTAL, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

29,608 29,974 220,658 222,995

Civilian labor force

5,704 6,108 150,850 152,380

Participation rate

19.3 20.4 68.4 68.3

Employed

5,136 5,453 143,451 145,622

Employment-population ratio

17.3 18.2 65.0 65.3

Unemployed

568 655 7,399 6,758

Unemployment rate

10.0 10.7 4.9 4.4

Not in labor force

23,904 23,866 69,807 70,615

Men, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,504 2,633 75,994 76,461

Participation rate

32.5 34.3 82.1 82.0

Employed

2,221 2,329 72,124 72,923

Employment-population ratio

28.8 30.3 77.9 78.2

Unemployed

282 305 3,870 3,538

Unemployment rate

11.3 11.6 5.1 4.6

Not in labor force

5,199 5,054 16,576 16,777

Women, 16 to 64 years

Civilian labor force

2,240 2,377 67,015 67,675

Participation rate

27.9 29.1 70.0 70.4

Employed

2,026 2,097 63,745 64,694

Employment-population ratio

25.2 25.6 66.6 67.3

Unemployed

214 280 3,270 2,981

Unemployment rate

9.6 11.8 4.9 4.4

Not in labor force

5,801 5,803 28,721 28,520

Both sexes, 65 years and over

Civilian labor force

960 1,097 7,841 8,244

Participation rate

6.9 7.8 24.2 24.6

Employed

889 1,027 7,582 8,006

Employment-population ratio

6.4 7.3 23.4 23.9

Unemployed

71 71 259 238

Unemployment rate

7.4 6.4 3.3 2.9

Not in labor force

12,905 13,010 24,510 25,318

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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