HOUSEHOLD DATA
HISTORICAL
A-2. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population 16 years and over by sex, 2005 to date
[Numbers in thousands]
Sex, year,
and month
Civilian
noninsti-
tutional
population
Civilian labor force Not
in
labor
force
Number Percent
of
population
Employed Unemployed
Number Percent
of
population
Number Percent
of
labor
force

MEN

2005

109,151 80,033 73.3 75,973 69.6 4,059 5.1 29,119

2006

110,605 81,255 73.5 77,502 70.1 3,753 4.6 29,350

2007

112,173 82,136 73.2 78,254 69.8 3,882 4.7 30,036

2008

113,113 82,520 73.0 77,486 68.5 5,033 6.1 30,593

2009

114,136 82,123 72.0 73,670 64.5 8,453 10.3 32,013

2010

115,174 81,985 71.2 73,359 63.7 8,626 10.5 33,189

2011

116,317 81,975 70.5 74,290 63.9 7,684 9.4 34,343

2012

117,343 82,327 70.2 75,555 64.4 6,771 8.2 35,017

2013

118,555 82,667 69.7 76,353 64.4 6,314 7.6 35,889

2014

119,748 82,882 69.2 77,692 64.9 5,190 6.3 36,865

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2014

April

119,488 82,580 69.1 77,329 64.7 5,251 6.4 36,908

May

119,582 82,592 69.1 77,345 64.7 5,247 6.4 36,990

June

119,680 82,850 69.2 77,665 64.9 5,185 6.3 36,830

July

119,788 83,017 69.3 77,854 65.0 5,163 6.2 36,771

August

119,893 83,010 69.2 77,873 65.0 5,136 6.2 36,883

September

120,004 82,983 69.2 78,094 65.1 4,890 5.9 37,021

October

120,112 82,950 69.1 78,286 65.2 4,664 5.6 37,161

November

120,208 82,961 69.0 78,084 65.0 4,877 5.9 37,247

December

120,301 83,210 69.2 78,400 65.2 4,810 5.8 37,091

2015

January

120,559 83,771 69.5 78,869 65.4 4,903 5.9 36,787

February

120,647 83,772 69.4 79,006 65.5 4,766 5.7 36,875

March

120,738 83,694 69.3 79,014 65.4 4,680 5.6 37,044

April

120,831 83,805 69.4 79,203 65.5 4,602 5.5 37,026

WOMEN

2005

116,931 69,288 59.3 65,757 56.2 3,531 5.1 47,643

2006

118,210 70,173 59.4 66,925 56.6 3,247 4.6 48,037

2007

119,694 70,988 59.3 67,792 56.6 3,196 4.5 48,707

2008

120,675 71,767 59.5 67,876 56.2 3,891 5.4 48,908

2009

121,665 72,019 59.2 66,208 54.4 5,811 8.1 49,646

2010

122,656 71,904 58.6 65,705 53.6 6,199 8.6 50,752

2011

123,300 71,642 58.1 65,579 53.2 6,063 8.5 51,658

2012

125,941 72,648 57.7 66,914 53.1 5,734 7.9 53,293

2013

127,124 72,722 57.2 67,577 53.2 5,146 7.1 54,401

2014

128,199 73,039 57.0 68,613 53.5 4,426 6.1 55,159

Monthly data, seasonally adjusted(1)

2014

April

127,951 72,840 56.9 68,395 53.5 4,445 6.1 55,111

May

128,040 73,037 57.0 68,523 53.5 4,513 6.2 55,004

June

128,133 72,850 56.9 68,582 53.5 4,268 5.9 55,284

July

128,236 73,031 57.0 68,547 53.5 4,485 6.1 55,204

August

128,336 73,008 56.9 68,577 53.4 4,431 6.1 55,327

September

128,442 72,862 56.7 68,514 53.3 4,348 6.0 55,581

October

128,545 73,293 57.0 68,974 53.7 4,318 5.9 55,253

November

128,637 73,442 57.1 69,247 53.8 4,195 5.7 55,195

December

128,726 72,919 56.6 69,042 53.6 3,878 5.3 55,807

2015

January

129,165 73,408 56.8 69,332 53.7 4,076 5.6 55,756

February

129,252 73,230 56.7 69,291 53.6 3,939 5.4 56,023

March

129,342 73,211 56.6 69,317 53.6 3,894 5.3 56,131

April

129,434 73,267 56.6 69,320 53.6 3,947 5.4 56,167

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

NOTE: Revisions to population controls and other changes can affect the comparability of labor force levels over time. In recent years, updated population controls have been introduced annually with the release of January data. Additional information is online at www.bls.gov/cps/documentation.htm#pop.

 

Last Modified Date: May 08, 2015