HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2015 2016
Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

251,096 251,325 251,541 251,747 251,936 252,397 252,577 252,768 252,969 253,174 253,397 253,620 253,854

Civilian labor force

157,061 156,867 157,096 157,367 157,833 158,335 158,890 159,286 158,924 158,466 158,880 159,287 159,463

Participation rate

62.6 62.4 62.5 62.5 62.6 62.7 62.9 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7 62.8 62.8

Employed

149,043 148,942 149,197 149,444 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320 151,004 151,030 151,097 151,517 151,614

Employment-population ratio

59.4 59.3 59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6 59.8 59.9 59.7 59.7 59.6 59.7 59.7

Unemployed

8,018 7,925 7,899 7,924 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966 7,920 7,436 7,783 7,770 7,849

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.9 4.9

Not in labor force

94,035 94,458 94,446 94,380 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482 94,044 94,708 94,517 94,333 94,391

Persons who currently want a job

5,918 5,944 6,039 5,637 5,886 5,973 5,870 5,712 5,793 5,923 5,692 5,886 5,833


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,250 121,365 121,474 121,577 121,671 121,926 122,017 122,112 122,213 122,316 122,427 122,539 122,656

Civilian labor force

83,487 83,430 83,505 83,503 83,876 84,238 84,673 84,765 84,641 84,332 84,766 84,826 84,906

Participation rate

68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.9 69.1 69.4 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2 69.2 69.2

Employed

79,211 79,148 79,225 79,182 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543 80,419 80,369 80,596 80,548 80,674

Employment-population ratio

65.3 65.2 65.2 65.1 65.4 65.7 66.0 66.0 65.8 65.7 65.8 65.7 65.8

Unemployed

4,276 4,282 4,279 4,321 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222 4,222 3,963 4,169 4,278 4,232

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 5.0 5.0

Not in labor force

37,763 37,935 37,969 38,074 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347 37,572 37,984 37,662 37,713 37,750


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

112,825 112,940 113,049 113,149 113,241 113,483 113,566 113,653 113,746 113,844 113,951 114,058 114,173

Civilian labor force

80,642 80,578 80,660 80,623 80,927 81,333 81,667 81,815 81,748 81,407 81,788 81,834 81,838

Participation rate

71.5 71.3 71.3 71.3 71.5 71.7 71.9 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7 71.7

Employed

76,865 76,775 76,857 76,823 77,119 77,704 77,991 78,096 77,999 77,917 78,127 78,048 78,143

Employment-population ratio

68.1 68.0 68.0 67.9 68.1 68.5 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.4 68.6 68.4 68.4

Unemployed

3,776 3,803 3,803 3,800 3,808 3,629 3,677 3,719 3,749 3,490 3,661 3,786 3,695

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.3 4.5 4.6 4.5

Not in labor force

32,184 32,363 32,389 32,526 32,314 32,151 31,898 31,838 31,998 32,437 32,163 32,224 32,335


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

129,846 129,960 130,067 130,170 130,265 130,471 130,561 130,656 130,756 130,858 130,969 131,081 131,198

Civilian labor force

73,574 73,437 73,591 73,865 73,957 74,097 74,217 74,520 74,284 74,134 74,115 74,461 74,557

Participation rate

56.7 56.5 56.6 56.7 56.8 56.8 56.8 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6 56.8 56.8

Employed

69,833 69,794 69,971 70,262 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777 70,586 70,661 70,501 70,969 70,940

Employment-population ratio

53.8 53.7 53.8 54.0 54.0 54.0 54.1 54.2 54.0 54.0 53.8 54.1 54.1

Unemployed

3,742 3,643 3,620 3,603 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743 3,698 3,473 3,614 3,492 3,617

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.9

Not in labor force

56,272 56,523 56,476 56,305 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135 56,472 56,725 56,855 56,620 56,641


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,660 121,773 121,880 121,979 122,071 122,263 122,345 122,433 122,524 122,622 122,728 122,835 122,949

Civilian labor force

70,805 70,679 70,833 71,139 71,069 71,171 71,313 71,610 71,302 71,218 71,303 71,572 71,630

Participation rate

58.2 58.0 58.1 58.3 58.2 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1 58.3 58.3

Employed

67,504 67,465 67,624 67,891 67,911 67,940 68,094 68,293 68,072 68,209 68,107 68,508 68,415

Employment-population ratio

55.5 55.4 55.5 55.7 55.6 55.6 55.7 55.8 55.6 55.6 55.5 55.8 55.6

Unemployed

3,301 3,214 3,209 3,249 3,157 3,231 3,219 3,317 3,230 3,009 3,196 3,065 3,215

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.5

Not in labor force

50,855 51,094 51,047 50,840 51,002 51,092 51,032 50,823 51,223 51,404 51,425 51,262 51,319


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,611 16,612 16,612 16,619 16,624 16,651 16,666 16,682 16,699 16,708 16,718 16,728 16,732

Civilian labor force

5,615 5,610 5,603 5,605 5,837 5,832 5,909 5,860 5,875 5,841 5,789 5,881 5,995

Participation rate

33.8 33.8 33.7 33.7 35.1 35.0 35.5 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6 35.2 35.8

Employed

4,674 4,702 4,715 4,729 4,899 4,901 4,990 4,931 4,934 4,904 4,864 4,961 5,056

Employment-population ratio

28.1 28.3 28.4 28.5 29.5 29.4 29.9 29.6 29.5 29.4 29.1 29.7 30.2

Unemployed

941 908 887 875 938 931 920 929 941 937 926 920 938

Unemployment rate

16.8 16.2 15.8 15.6 16.1 16.0 15.6 15.9 16.0 16.0 16.0 15.6 15.7

Not in labor force

10,996 11,002 11,010 11,014 10,787 10,819 10,757 10,822 10,824 10,867 10,928 10,847 10,737

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: September 02, 2016