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

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

149,349 151,075 151,594 148,748 150,544 151,074 151,320 151,004 151,030

Employed to employed

143,033 144,941 145,662 142,266 143,800 144,659 144,896 145,061 144,905

Unemployed to employed

1,850 2,145 1,810 1,983 1,997 1,775 1,863 1,770 1,915

Not in labor force to employed

4,342 3,874 4,020 4,373 4,493 4,559 4,484 4,055 4,108

Other inflows to employed(2)

124 114 101 125 255 82 76 118 102

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

8,370 7,413 7,207 8,619 7,791 7,815 7,966 7,920 7,436

Employed to unemployed

1,553 1,532 1,474 1,790 1,626 1,571 1,860 1,708 1,692

Unemployed to unemployed

4,378 3,977 3,758 4,534 4,040 4,081 4,158 4,224 3,906

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,431 1,888 1,962 2,287 2,109 2,141 1,924 1,972 1,825

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

8 15 13 8 17 21 24 17 13

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

92,736 94,481 94,374 93,089 94,062 93,688 93,482 94,044 94,708

Employed to not in labor force

3,977 4,240 3,914 4,428 4,479 4,289 4,294 4,526 4,382

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,737 1,992 1,843 2,004 1,865 1,933 1,792 1,970 2,098

Not in labor force to not in labor force

86,743 87,954 88,302 86,379 87,305 87,166 87,083 87,259 87,914

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

279 295 315 278 412 300 314 290 314

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

79,474 80,302 80,673 79,168 80,104 80,491 80,543 80,419 80,369

Employed to employed

76,305 77,166 77,666 76,068 76,649 77,348 77,413 77,556 77,400

Unemployed to employed

1,137 1,253 1,089 1,118 1,191 979 1,014 936 1,059

Not in labor force to employed

1,968 1,822 1,876 1,919 2,116 2,121 2,083 1,863 1,868

Other inflows to employed(2)

63 61 42 64 148 43 33 64 42

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,546 4,021 3,851 4,652 4,134 4,181 4,222 4,222 3,963

Employed to unemployed

895 897 820 1,038 900 845 1,129 963 959

Unemployed to unemployed

2,435 2,271 2,104 2,527 2,216 2,216 2,274 2,354 2,186

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,212 850 921 1,082 1,011 1,113 816 900 811

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 5 6 4 7 7 3 5 6

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

36,907 37,890 37,792 37,107 37,688 37,344 37,347 37,572 37,984

Employed to not in labor force

1,781 1,807 1,802 2,039 1,983 1,896 1,934 2,009 2,044

Unemployed to not in labor force

789 975 827 934 922 939 892 931 976

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,201 34,964 34,999 33,999 34,576 34,361 34,352 34,491 34,800

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

136 144 164 135 208 148 169 141 163

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

69,875 70,773 70,921 69,580 70,440 70,583 70,777 70,586 70,661

Employed to employed

66,728 67,775 67,997 66,199 67,150 67,311 67,483 67,505 67,505

Unemployed to employed

712 893 720 866 805 796 849 834 855

Not in labor force to employed

2,375 2,052 2,144 2,454 2,378 2,438 2,401 2,192 2,240

Other inflows to employed(2)

61 53 60 61 107 38 43 54 60

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,824 3,391 3,356 3,967 3,657 3,634 3,743 3,698 3,473

Employed to unemployed

657 636 654 752 726 726 730 745 733

Unemployed to unemployed

1,943 1,707 1,654 2,007 1,824 1,866 1,884 1,870 1,719

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,220 1,039 1,041 1,205 1,098 1,028 1,107 1,072 1,014

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 10 7 4 9 14 22 11 7

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

55,829 56,592 56,582 55,981 56,374 56,344 56,135 56,472 56,725

Employed to not in labor force

2,196 2,433 2,112 2,389 2,497 2,393 2,359 2,516 2,337

Unemployed to not in labor force

948 1,017 1,016 1,070 944 994 900 1,039 1,123

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,542 52,991 53,303 52,380 52,729 52,805 52,731 52,767 53,114

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

143 151 151 143 204 151 145 149 151

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: June 03, 2016