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

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

143,526 147,190 146,552 145,206 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201

Employed to employed

137,545 141,744 140,320 138,633 140,512 140,822 141,194 141,140 141,422

Unemployed to employed

1,817 1,753 1,543 2,183 2,178 2,241 2,012 2,160 1,911

Not in labor force to employed

4,112 3,591 4,386 4,332 3,796 4,138 4,007 4,047 4,542

Other inflows to employed(2)

51 102 303 57 121 60 118 94 326

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

10,855 8,331 9,498 10,280 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979

Employed to unemployed

2,571 1,725 2,261 1,933 1,704 1,700 1,967 1,756 1,708

Unemployed to unemployed

5,778 4,644 4,772 5,784 5,189 4,872 4,773 4,712 4,757

Not in labor force to unemployed

2,494 1,954 2,420 2,550 2,331 2,393 2,320 2,215 2,494

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

12 8 44 13 14 18 11 6 20

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

92,534 93,506 93,674 91,429 92,601 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544

Employed to not in labor force

4,277 4,173 4,585 4,079 4,210 4,061 4,075 4,411 4,287

Unemployed to not in labor force

2,387 2,232 2,014 2,407 2,199 2,123 2,196 2,198 2,018

Not in labor force to not in labor force

85,534 86,808 86,506 84,621 85,890 85,878 85,893 85,986 85,668

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

335 293 569 323 302 352 278 303 571

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

75,652 78,052 77,477 77,037 78,094 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869

Employed to employed

72,818 75,287 74,481 73,815 75,111 75,249 75,169 75,186 75,512

Unemployed to employed

1,060 1,004 887 1,242 1,263 1,161 1,052 1,248 1,093

Not in labor force to employed

1,726 1,690 1,979 1,926 1,657 1,866 1,798 1,903 2,122

Other inflows to employed(2)

48 71 130 54 62 10 66 63 142

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

6,153 4,748 5,374 5,627 4,890 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903

Employed to unemployed

1,636 1,086 1,383 1,167 917 968 1,204 1,030 963

Unemployed to unemployed

3,319 2,597 2,765 3,217 2,853 2,614 2,544 2,602 2,674

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,188 1,062 1,207 1,233 1,117 1,072 1,125 1,175 1,256

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

9 2 18 10 4 10 4 4 9

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

37,414 37,501 37,708 36,554 37,021 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787

Employed to not in labor force

1,935 1,821 2,173 1,761 1,832 1,862 1,899 1,855 1,910

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,202 1,025 1,095 1,166 1,020 1,114 1,068 1,026 1,042

Not in labor force to not in labor force

34,113 34,528 34,224 33,470 34,017 33,991 34,147 34,077 33,620

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

164 127 216 157 152 195 133 133 214

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

67,874 69,138 69,075 68,168 68,514 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332

Employed to employed

64,727 66,457 65,838 64,818 65,402 65,572 66,025 65,955 65,910

Unemployed to employed

757 749 656 941 915 1,080 960 912 818

Not in labor force to employed

2,387 1,901 2,407 2,407 2,138 2,272 2,209 2,144 2,420

Other inflows to employed(2)

3 31 173 3 59 50 52 31 184

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,702 3,584 4,124 4,653 4,348 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076

Employed to unemployed

935 640 878 766 787 732 763 726 745

Unemployed to unemployed

2,458 2,046 2,007 2,567 2,336 2,258 2,229 2,109 2,083

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,306 892 1,214 1,317 1,214 1,321 1,195 1,040 1,237

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

3 6 26 3 10 8 7 2 11

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

55,120 56,005 55,966 54,875 55,581 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756

Employed to not in labor force

2,342 2,352 2,412 2,318 2,378 2,199 2,175 2,556 2,376

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,185 1,207 920 1,241 1,179 1,009 1,129 1,172 976

Not in labor force to not in labor force

51,421 52,280 52,282 51,151 51,873 51,887 51,746 51,909 52,048

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

172 166 353 166 150 158 145 170 356

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: February 06, 2015