HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2013 2014 2015 2016
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

245,363 245,961 246,564 247,086 247,625 248,233 248,843 249,901 250,461 251,099 251,741 252,581 253,180

Civilian labor force

155,533 155,660 155,043 155,677 155,524 156,100 156,316 156,931 157,128 157,014 157,432 158,837 158,757

Participation rate

63.4 63.3 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.5 62.5 62.9 62.7

Employed

143,822 144,344 144,259 145,350 145,895 146,579 147,400 148,223 148,659 148,950 149,523 150,980 151,044

Employment-population ratio

58.6 58.7 58.5 58.8 58.9 59.0 59.2 59.3 59.4 59.3 59.4 59.8 59.7

Unemployed

11,711 11,316 10,784 10,327 9,629 9,521 8,915 8,708 8,468 8,064 7,909 7,857 7,713

Unemployment rate

7.5 7.3 7.0 6.6 6.2 6.1 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9

Not in labor force

89,830 90,301 91,521 91,409 92,101 92,133 92,527 92,970 93,334 94,085 94,309 93,744 94,423

Persons who currently want a job

6,548 6,312 5,963 6,178 6,285 6,349 6,492 6,377 6,099 5,989 5,854 5,852 5,803

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,393 118,700 119,010 119,306 119,583 119,895 120,207 120,648 120,930 121,252 121,574 122,018 122,319

Civilian labor force

82,753 82,758 82,446 82,672 82,635 83,060 83,111 83,679 83,673 83,491 83,628 84,559 84,580

Participation rate

69.9 69.7 69.3 69.3 69.1 69.3 69.1 69.4 69.2 68.9 68.8 69.3 69.1

Employed

76,303 76,373 76,506 77,073 77,408 77,959 78,332 78,935 79,111 79,181 79,318 80,379 80,461

Employment-population ratio

64.4 64.3 64.3 64.6 64.7 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.4 65.3 65.2 65.9 65.8

Unemployed

6,450 6,385 5,940 5,600 5,227 5,101 4,779 4,743 4,562 4,311 4,310 4,179 4,118

Unemployment rate

7.8 7.7 7.2 6.8 6.3 6.1 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9

Not in labor force

35,640 35,943 36,564 36,634 36,949 36,835 37,096 36,970 37,257 37,760 37,946 37,460 37,739

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

109,839 110,172 110,514 110,838 111,128 111,453 111,777 112,210 112,501 112,827 113,147 113,567 113,847

Civilian labor force

79,808 79,788 79,586 79,911 79,872 80,221 80,182 80,746 80,780 80,657 80,737 81,605 81,648

Participation rate

72.7 72.4 72.0 72.1 71.9 72.0 71.7 72.0 71.8 71.5 71.4 71.9 71.7

Employed

74,141 74,153 74,315 74,963 75,236 75,738 75,958 76,565 76,780 76,837 76,933 77,930 78,014

Employment-population ratio

67.5 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.7 68.0 68.0 68.2 68.2 68.1 68.0 68.6 68.5

Unemployed

5,667 5,634 5,272 4,948 4,636 4,483 4,224 4,181 4,000 3,820 3,804 3,675 3,633

Unemployment rate

7.1 7.1 6.6 6.2 5.8 5.6 5.3 5.2 5.0 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5

Not in labor force

30,032 30,385 30,928 30,927 31,256 31,232 31,595 31,464 31,721 32,170 32,410 31,962 32,199

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,970 127,261 127,554 127,780 128,042 128,338 128,636 129,253 129,531 129,848 130,167 130,562 130,861

Civilian labor force

72,780 72,902 72,597 73,005 72,889 73,040 73,204 73,252 73,455 73,523 73,804 74,278 74,177

Participation rate

57.3 57.3 56.9 57.1 56.9 56.9 56.9 56.7 56.7 56.6 56.7 56.9 56.7

Employed

67,519 67,971 67,752 68,277 68,487 68,619 69,068 69,288 69,549 69,770 70,205 70,600 70,582

Employment-population ratio

53.2 53.4 53.1 53.4 53.5 53.5 53.7 53.6 53.7 53.7 53.9 54.1 53.9

Unemployed

5,261 4,931 4,844 4,728 4,402 4,421 4,136 3,964 3,906 3,753 3,599 3,678 3,595

Unemployment rate

7.2 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.0 6.1 5.7 5.4 5.3 5.1 4.9 5.0 4.8

Not in labor force

54,190 54,359 54,958 54,775 55,153 55,298 55,432 56,001 56,077 56,325 56,363 56,284 56,684

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,708 119,019 119,340 119,583 119,853 120,157 120,464 121,061 121,344 121,661 121,977 122,347 122,625

Civilian labor force

69,923 70,049 69,783 70,216 70,065 70,220 70,333 70,397 70,607 70,756 71,014 71,365 71,274

Participation rate

58.9 58.9 58.5 58.7 58.5 58.4 58.4 58.1 58.2 58.2 58.2 58.3 58.1

Employed

65,262 65,666 65,472 66,001 66,168 66,302 66,668 66,902 67,150 67,431 67,809 68,109 68,129

Employment-population ratio

55.0 55.2 54.9 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.3 55.3 55.3 55.4 55.6 55.7 55.6

Unemployed

4,661 4,382 4,311 4,215 3,897 3,917 3,665 3,494 3,458 3,325 3,205 3,256 3,145

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.6 5.2 5.0 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.6 4.4

Not in labor force

48,785 48,970 49,557 49,367 49,788 49,938 50,131 50,664 50,737 50,906 50,963 50,983 51,351

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,816 16,770 16,710 16,664 16,644 16,622 16,602 16,630 16,616 16,611 16,618 16,666 16,708

Civilian labor force

5,803 5,823 5,674 5,550 5,587 5,659 5,800 5,788 5,740 5,602 5,681 5,867 5,835

Participation rate

34.5 34.7 34.0 33.3 33.6 34.0 34.9 34.8 34.5 33.7 34.2 35.2 34.9

Employed

4,419 4,524 4,472 4,385 4,491 4,538 4,775 4,756 4,730 4,682 4,781 4,941 4,900

Employment-population ratio

26.3 27.0 26.8 26.3 27.0 27.3 28.8 28.6 28.5 28.2 28.8 29.6 29.3

Unemployed

1,384 1,299 1,202 1,165 1,096 1,121 1,026 1,032 1,010 920 900 927 935

Unemployment rate

23.9 22.3 21.2 21.0 19.6 19.8 17.7 17.8 17.6 16.4 15.8 15.8 16.0

Not in labor force

11,013 10,947 11,037 11,115 11,057 10,963 10,801 10,842 10,876 11,009 10,937 10,799 10,873

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

Note: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 08, 2016