Labor force status flows by sex
[Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Jan. to Feb.
2014
Dec. to Jan.
2015
Jan. to Feb.
2015
Jan. to Feb.
2014
Sept. to Oct.
2014
Oct. to Nov.
2014
Nov. to Dec.
2014
Dec. to Jan.
2015
Jan. to Feb.
2015

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

144,134 146,552 147,118 145,301 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201 148,297

Employed to employed

138,101 140,320 140,737 139,060 140,822 141,194 141,140 141,422 141,816

Unemployed to employed

2,212 1,543 1,965 2,232 2,241 2,012 2,160 1,911 1,992

Not in labor force to employed

3,731 4,386 4,374 3,913 4,138 4,007 4,047 4,542 4,435

Other inflows to employed(2)

90 303 42 96 60 118 94 326 54

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

10,893 9,498 9,095 10,387 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979 8,705

Employed to unemployed

1,838 2,261 1,714 1,995 1,700 1,967 1,756 1,708 1,846

Unemployed to unemployed

6,491 4,772 5,220 5,884 4,872 4,773 4,712 4,757 4,672

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,554 2,420 2,148 2,497 2,393 2,320 2,215 2,494 2,184

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

11 44 13 12 18 11 6 20 3

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

92,058 93,674 93,686 91,398 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544 92,898

Employed to not in labor force

3,563 4,585 4,076 4,127 4,061 4,075 4,411 4,287 4,515

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,150 2,014 2,311 2,162 2,123 2,196 2,198 2,018 2,313

Not in labor force to not in labor force

86,057 86,506 86,957 84,827 85,878 85,893 85,986 85,668 85,730

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

288 569 342 281 352 278 303 571 340

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

75,687 77,477 77,824 76,852 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869 79,006

Employed to employed

72,797 74,481 74,638 73,887 75,249 75,169 75,186 75,512 75,809

Unemployed to employed

1,237 887 1,213 1,233 1,161 1,052 1,248 1,093 1,196

Not in labor force to employed

1,621 1,979 1,948 1,696 1,866 1,798 1,903 2,122 1,968

Other inflows to employed(2)

32 130 24 36 10 66 63 142 33

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

6,267 5,374 5,216 5,714 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903 4,766

Employed to unemployed

1,153 1,383 1,077 1,189 968 1,204 1,030 963 1,096

Unemployed to unemployed

3,858 2,765 3,018 3,332 2,614 2,544 2,602 2,674 2,559

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,248 1,207 1,112 1,185 1,072 1,125 1,175 1,256 1,110

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

8 18 9 8 10 4 4 9 2

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,352 37,708 37,607 36,740 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787 36,875

Employed to not in labor force

1,688 2,173 1,747 1,947 1,862 1,899 1,855 1,910 1,950

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,056 1,095 1,142 1,061 1,114 1,068 1,026 1,042 1,147

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,453 34,224 34,556 33,582 33,991 34,147 34,077 33,620 33,618

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

154 216 162 150 195 133 133 214 161

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

68,446 69,075 69,294 68,449 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332 69,291

Employed to employed

65,304 65,838 66,099 65,173 65,572 66,025 65,955 65,910 66,007

Unemployed to employed

975 656 752 1,000 1,080 960 912 818 796

Not in labor force to employed

2,110 2,407 2,426 2,216 2,272 2,209 2,144 2,420 2,467

Other inflows to employed(2)

58 173 18 60 50 52 31 184 21

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,626 4,124 3,879 4,673 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076 3,939

Employed to unemployed

685 878 636 806 732 763 726 745 750

Unemployed to unemployed

2,632 2,007 2,202 2,551 2,258 2,229 2,109 2,083 2,113

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,306 1,214 1,037 1,312 1,321 1,195 1,040 1,237 1,074

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 26 3 4 8 7 2 11 1

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

54,707 55,966 56,079 54,657 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756 56,023

Employed to not in labor force

1,875 2,412 2,329 2,180 2,199 2,175 2,556 2,376 2,565

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,094 920 1,169 1,101 1,009 1,129 1,172 976 1,166

Not in labor force to not in labor force

51,604 52,282 52,401 51,245 51,887 51,746 51,909 52,048 52,113

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

134 353 180 131 158 145 170 356 179

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: March 06, 2015