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

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

147,635 150,060 150,738 148,333 149,444 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320

Employed to employed

141,508 143,783 144,595 141,961 142,953 143,335 143,800 144,659 144,896

Unemployed to employed

2,044 1,669 1,865 2,012 2,003 2,062 1,997 1,775 1,863

Not in labor force to employed

4,006 4,533 4,207 4,275 4,396 4,466 4,493 4,559 4,484

Other inflows to employed(2)

78 76 71 85 92 67 255 82 76

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

8,682 8,219 8,116 8,557 7,924 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966

Employed to unemployed

1,602 1,433 1,643 1,812 1,756 1,780 1,626 1,571 1,860

Unemployed to unemployed

4,798 4,652 4,520 4,443 4,090 4,026 4,040 4,081 4,158

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,278 2,113 1,932 2,297 2,059 2,079 2,109 2,141 1,924

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 20 21 5 19 18 17 21 24

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

93,762 94,298 93,914 93,190 94,380 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482

Employed to not in labor force

3,984 3,796 3,798 4,433 4,463 4,304 4,479 4,289 4,294

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,251 1,986 1,832 2,190 1,805 1,834 1,865 1,933 1,792

Not in labor force to not in labor force

87,207 88,208 87,962 86,255 87,795 87,639 87,305 87,166 87,083

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

320 308 322 312 317 326 412 300 314

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

78,275 79,415 79,884 78,994 79,182 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543

Employed to employed

75,133 76,297 76,729 75,909 76,208 76,334 76,649 77,348 77,413

Unemployed to employed

1,292 976 1,125 1,139 1,044 1,161 1,191 979 1,014

Not in labor force to employed

1,821 2,103 2,002 1,911 1,897 2,010 2,116 2,121 2,083

Other inflows to employed(2)

29 39 28 34 34 41 148 43 33

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,954 4,637 4,499 4,663 4,321 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222

Employed to unemployed

891 833 1,015 1,002 1,018 958 900 845 1,129

Unemployed to unemployed

2,846 2,631 2,590 2,530 2,250 2,262 2,216 2,216 2,274

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,214 1,167 893 1,128 1,036 1,104 1,011 1,113 816

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

2 7 2 3 16 5 7 7 3

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,509 37,965 37,729 37,081 38,074 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347

Employed to not in labor force

1,786 1,647 1,656 2,052 1,985 1,875 1,983 1,896 1,934

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,077 961 921 1,042 985 896 922 939 892

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,480 35,203 34,977 33,825 34,943 34,867 34,576 34,361 34,352

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

166 153 174 161 161 157 208 148 169

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

69,360 70,646 70,854 69,339 70,262 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777

Employed to employed

66,375 67,486 67,865 66,052 66,745 67,001 67,150 67,311 67,483

Unemployed to employed

752 693 740 872 959 901 805 796 849

Not in labor force to employed

2,185 2,430 2,205 2,364 2,499 2,455 2,378 2,438 2,401

Other inflows to employed(2)

48 37 43 51 58 26 107 38 43

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,729 3,582 3,617 3,894 3,603 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743

Employed to unemployed

712 601 628 810 738 822 726 726 730

Unemployed to unemployed

1,952 2,022 1,930 1,913 1,840 1,764 1,824 1,866 1,884

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,064 946 1,040 1,169 1,023 975 1,098 1,028 1,107

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

2 13 19 2 3 13 9 14 22

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,253 56,333 56,185 56,108 56,305 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135

Employed to not in labor force

2,198 2,149 2,142 2,380 2,478 2,429 2,497 2,393 2,359

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,175 1,025 910 1,148 820 937 944 994 900

Not in labor force to not in labor force

52,728 53,005 52,985 52,430 52,852 52,772 52,729 52,805 52,731

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

153 155 148 151 156 170 204 151 145

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: April 01, 2016