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
2011 2012 2013 2014
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

239,871 240,431 242,436 242,968 243,564 244,169 244,828 245,363 245,961 246,564 247,086 247,625 248,233

Civilian labor force

153,697 153,980 154,655 154,882 154,885 155,424 155,437 155,597 155,534 154,949 155,804 155,576 155,948

Participation rate

64.1 64.0 63.8 63.7 63.6 63.7 63.5 63.4 63.2 62.8 63.1 62.8 62.8

Employed

139,861 140,639 141,900 142,217 142,475 143,271 143,414 143,890 144,245 144,171 145,410 145,901 146,440

Employment-population ratio

58.3 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.5 58.7 58.6 58.6 58.6 58.5 58.9 58.9 59.0

Unemployed

13,837 13,340 12,755 12,665 12,411 12,152 12,023 11,707 11,289 10,777 10,394 9,675 9,508

Unemployment rate

9.0 8.7 8.2 8.2 8.0 7.8 7.7 7.5 7.3 7.0 6.7 6.2 6.1

Not in labor force

86,174 86,452 87,782 88,086 88,678 88,745 89,392 89,766 90,427 91,616 91,282 92,049 92,285

Persons who currently want a job

6,410 6,437 6,330 6,404 6,775 6,741 6,700 6,516 6,307 5,997 6,185 6,233 6,304

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

116,453 116,750 116,897 117,178 117,491 117,808 118,118 118,393 118,700 119,010 119,306 119,583 119,895

Civilian labor force

81,999 82,261 82,102 82,307 82,288 82,565 82,767 82,805 82,704 82,354 82,770 82,679 82,995

Participation rate

70.4 70.5 70.2 70.2 70.0 70.1 70.1 69.9 69.7 69.2 69.4 69.1 69.2

Employed

74,309 74,897 75,227 75,415 75,545 76,031 76,280 76,341 76,364 76,433 77,095 77,418 77,937

Employment-population ratio

63.8 64.2 64.4 64.4 64.3 64.5 64.6 64.5 64.3 64.2 64.6 64.7 65.0

Unemployed

7,690 7,364 6,875 6,893 6,743 6,534 6,487 6,464 6,340 5,921 5,676 5,260 5,058

Unemployment rate

9.4 9.0 8.4 8.4 8.2 7.9 7.8 7.8 7.7 7.2 6.9 6.4 6.1

Not in labor force

34,454 34,489 34,795 34,871 35,203 35,243 35,351 35,588 35,996 36,656 36,536 36,905 36,900

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

107,884 108,199 108,188 108,504 108,850 109,203 109,541 109,839 110,172 110,514 110,838 111,128 111,453

Civilian labor force

79,113 79,348 79,237 79,319 79,330 79,634 79,871 79,863 79,746 79,477 79,993 79,916 80,190

Participation rate

73.3 73.3 73.2 73.1 72.9 72.9 72.9 72.7 72.4 71.9 72.2 71.9 71.9

Employed

72,211 72,772 73,123 73,223 73,391 73,885 74,152 74,188 74,156 74,216 74,975 75,257 75,743

Employment-population ratio

66.9 67.3 67.6 67.5 67.4 67.7 67.7 67.5 67.3 67.2 67.6 67.7 68.0

Unemployed

6,901 6,576 6,114 6,095 5,938 5,750 5,719 5,675 5,590 5,261 5,018 4,660 4,447

Unemployment rate

8.7 8.3 7.7 7.7 7.5 7.2 7.2 7.1 7.0 6.6 6.3 5.8 5.5

Not in labor force

28,771 28,852 28,951 29,185 29,520 29,569 29,671 29,976 30,427 31,037 30,845 31,212 31,264

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,418 123,681 125,540 125,790 126,073 126,361 126,711 126,970 127,261 127,554 127,780 128,042 128,338

Civilian labor force

71,698 71,718 72,553 72,574 72,597 72,859 72,669 72,792 72,830 72,595 73,033 72,898 72,953

Participation rate

58.1 58.0 57.8 57.7 57.6 57.7 57.4 57.3 57.2 56.9 57.2 56.9 56.8

Employed

65,552 65,742 66,672 66,803 66,929 67,241 67,133 67,549 67,880 67,738 68,316 68,483 68,503

Employment-population ratio

53.1 53.2 53.1 53.1 53.1 53.2 53.0 53.2 53.3 53.1 53.5 53.5 53.4

Unemployed

6,146 5,976 5,881 5,772 5,668 5,618 5,536 5,243 4,950 4,856 4,718 4,415 4,450

Unemployment rate

8.6 8.3 8.1 8.0 7.8 7.7 7.6 7.2 6.8 6.7 6.5 6.1 6.1

Not in labor force

51,720 51,963 52,987 53,215 53,475 53,503 54,041 54,178 54,431 54,960 54,746 55,144 55,385

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

115,238 115,522 117,171 117,449 117,759 118,076 118,434 118,708 119,019 119,340 119,583 119,853 120,157

Civilian labor force

68,849 68,867 69,646 69,719 69,729 69,956 69,739 69,912 70,000 69,785 70,238 70,059 70,157

Participation rate

59.7 59.6 59.4 59.4 59.2 59.2 58.9 58.9 58.8 58.5 58.7 58.5 58.4

Employed

63,335 63,479 64,392 64,562 64,652 64,948 64,847 65,270 65,599 65,464 66,033 66,149 66,211

Employment-population ratio

55.0 54.9 55.0 55.0 54.9 55.0 54.8 55.0 55.1 54.9 55.2 55.2 55.1

Unemployed

5,514 5,388 5,254 5,157 5,077 5,008 4,892 4,641 4,402 4,320 4,205 3,910 3,946

Unemployment rate

8.0 7.8 7.5 7.4 7.3 7.2 7.0 6.6 6.3 6.2 6.0 5.6 5.6

Not in labor force

46,389 46,655 47,525 47,730 48,030 48,120 48,695 48,796 49,019 49,555 49,345 49,794 50,000

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,749 16,711 17,078 17,015 16,955 16,889 16,854 16,816 16,770 16,710 16,664 16,644 16,622

Civilian labor force

5,736 5,765 5,772 5,844 5,827 5,834 5,827 5,822 5,788 5,687 5,573 5,601 5,602

Participation rate

34.2 34.5 33.8 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 34.6 34.5 34.0 33.4 33.7 33.7

Employed

4,314 4,389 4,385 4,432 4,431 4,439 4,415 4,432 4,490 4,491 4,402 4,495 4,486

Employment-population ratio

25.8 26.3 25.7 26.0 26.1 26.3 26.2 26.4 26.8 26.9 26.4 27.0 27.0

Unemployed

1,421 1,376 1,387 1,412 1,396 1,394 1,412 1,390 1,298 1,196 1,171 1,106 1,115

Unemployment rate

24.8 23.9 24.0 24.2 24.0 23.9 24.2 23.9 22.4 21.0 21.0 19.7 19.9

Not in labor force

11,013 10,946 11,306 11,171 11,128 11,056 11,026 10,994 10,982 11,023 11,092 11,043 11,020

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: October 03, 2014