Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Mar. to Apr.
2015
Feb. to Mar.
2016
Mar. to Apr.
2016
Mar. to Apr.
2015
Nov. to Dec.
2015
Dec. to Jan.
2016
Jan. to Feb.
2016
Feb. to Mar.
2016
Mar. to Apr.
2016

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

148,587 150,738 151,075 148,509 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320 151,004

Employed to employed

141,910 144,595 144,941 142,138 143,335 143,800 144,659 144,896 145,061

Unemployed to employed

2,431 1,865 2,145 2,026 2,062 1,997 1,775 1,863 1,770

Not in labor force to employed

4,181 4,207 3,874 4,275 4,466 4,493 4,559 4,484 4,055

Other inflows to employed(2)

65 71 114 71 67 255 82 76 118

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

7,966 8,116 7,413 8,523 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966 7,920

Employed to unemployed

1,639 1,643 1,532 1,841 1,780 1,626 1,571 1,860 1,708

Unemployed to unemployed

4,148 4,520 3,977 4,406 4,026 4,040 4,081 4,158 4,224

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,170 1,932 1,888 2,265 2,079 2,109 2,141 1,924 1,972

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

10 21 15 11 18 17 21 24 17

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

93,712 93,914 94,481 93,234 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482 94,044

Employed to not in labor force

4,061 3,798 4,240 4,330 4,304 4,479 4,289 4,294 4,526

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,102 1,832 1,992 2,124 1,834 1,865 1,933 1,792 1,970

Not in labor force to not in labor force

87,217 87,962 87,954 86,455 87,639 87,305 87,166 87,083 87,259

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

332 322 295 325 326 412 300 314 290

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

78,996 79,884 80,302 79,159 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543 80,419

Employed to employed

75,587 76,729 77,166 76,093 76,334 76,649 77,348 77,413 77,556

Unemployed to employed

1,476 1,125 1,253 1,128 1,161 1,191 979 1,014 936

Not in labor force to employed

1,906 2,002 1,822 1,905 2,010 2,116 2,121 2,083 1,863

Other inflows to employed(2)

28 28 61 32 41 148 43 33 64

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,362 4,499 4,021 4,580 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222 4,222

Employed to unemployed

968 1,015 897 1,031 958 900 845 1,129 963

Unemployed to unemployed

2,378 2,590 2,271 2,483 2,262 2,216 2,216 2,274 2,354

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,015 893 850 1,064 1,104 1,011 1,113 816 900

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

2 2 5 2 5 7 7 3 5

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,473 37,729 37,890 37,092 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347 37,572

Employed to not in labor force

1,706 1,656 1,807 1,854 1,875 1,983 1,896 1,934 2,009

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,099 921 975 1,051 896 922 939 892 931

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,497 34,977 34,964 34,020 34,867 34,576 34,361 34,352 34,491

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

171 174 144 167 157 208 148 169 141

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

69,591 70,854 70,773 69,350 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777 70,586

Employed to employed

66,324 67,865 67,775 66,044 67,001 67,150 67,311 67,483 67,505

Unemployed to employed

956 740 893 898 901 805 796 849 834

Not in labor force to employed

2,275 2,205 2,052 2,370 2,455 2,378 2,438 2,401 2,192

Other inflows to employed(2)

37 43 53 39 26 107 38 43 54

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,605 3,617 3,391 3,943 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743 3,698

Employed to unemployed

672 628 636 809 822 726 726 730 745

Unemployed to unemployed

1,770 1,930 1,707 1,923 1,764 1,824 1,866 1,884 1,870

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,155 1,040 1,039 1,201 975 1,098 1,028 1,107 1,072

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

8 19 10 9 13 9 14 22 11

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,238 56,185 56,592 56,141 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135 56,472

Employed to not in labor force

2,355 2,142 2,433 2,475 2,429 2,497 2,393 2,359 2,516

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,002 910 1,017 1,073 937 944 994 900 1,039

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,720 52,985 52,991 52,435 52,772 52,729 52,805 52,731 52,767

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

161 148 151 158 170 204 151 145 149

Footnotes
(1) Total shown for measure in the second month.
(2) Includes persons just turning 16 and adjustments to estimated population totals.

NOTE: Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.
SOURCE: Research series from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: May 06, 2016