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
2014 2015
Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

247,085 247,258 247,439 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844 249,027 249,723 249,899

Civilian labor force

155,688 156,180 155,420 155,629 155,700 156,048 156,018 155,845 156,243 156,402 156,129 157,180 157,002

Participation rate

63.0 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.9 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9 62.7 62.9 62.8

Employed

145,301 145,796 145,724 145,868 146,247 146,401 146,451 146,607 147,260 147,331 147,442 148,201 148,297

Employment-population ratio

58.8 59.0 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2 59.2 59.2 59.3 59.3

Unemployed

10,387 10,384 9,696 9,761 9,453 9,648 9,568 9,237 8,983 9,071 8,688 8,979 8,705

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.6 6.2 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.7 5.8 5.6 5.7 5.5

Not in labor force

91,398 91,077 92,019 91,993 92,114 91,975 92,210 92,601 92,414 92,442 92,898 92,544 92,898

Persons who currently want a job

6,072 6,153 6,173 6,454 6,143 6,305 6,334 6,385 6,545 6,556 6,445 6,358 6,538


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,306 119,395 119,488 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208 120,301 120,559 120,647

Civilian labor force

82,566 83,005 82,580 82,592 82,850 83,017 83,010 82,983 82,950 82,961 83,210 83,771 83,772

Participation rate

69.2 69.5 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.2 69.1 69.0 69.2 69.5 69.4

Employed

76,852 77,474 77,329 77,345 77,665 77,854 77,873 78,094 78,286 78,084 78,400 78,869 79,006

Employment-population ratio

64.4 64.9 64.7 64.7 64.9 65.0 65.0 65.1 65.2 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.5

Unemployed

5,714 5,531 5,251 5,247 5,185 5,163 5,136 4,890 4,664 4,877 4,810 4,903 4,766

Unemployment rate

6.9 6.7 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9 5.8 5.9 5.7

Not in labor force

36,740 36,389 36,908 36,990 36,830 36,771 36,883 37,021 37,161 37,247 37,091 36,787 36,875


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

110,838 110,930 111,027 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778 111,875 112,117 112,209

Civilian labor force

79,884 80,125 79,837 79,836 80,056 80,174 80,210 80,163 80,023 80,029 80,271 80,804 80,831

Participation rate

72.1 72.2 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6 71.8 72.1 72.0

Employed

74,820 75,284 75,163 75,159 75,504 75,631 75,668 75,889 75,928 75,675 76,026 76,496 76,588

Employment-population ratio

67.5 67.9 67.7 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0 67.7 68.0 68.2 68.3

Unemployed

5,064 4,841 4,674 4,677 4,552 4,543 4,543 4,273 4,094 4,354 4,245 4,308 4,243

Unemployment rate

6.3 6.0 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.4 5.3 5.3 5.2

Not in labor force

30,954 30,805 31,190 31,291 31,174 31,168 31,241 31,404 31,656 31,749 31,603 31,313 31,379


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,779 127,863 127,951 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637 128,726 129,165 129,252

Civilian labor force

73,122 73,175 72,840 73,037 72,850 73,031 73,008 72,862 73,293 73,442 72,919 73,408 73,230

Participation rate

57.2 57.2 56.9 57.0 56.9 57.0 56.9 56.7 57.0 57.1 56.6 56.8 56.7

Employed

68,449 68,322 68,395 68,523 68,582 68,547 68,577 68,514 68,974 69,247 69,042 69,332 69,291

Employment-population ratio

53.6 53.4 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.3 53.7 53.8 53.6 53.7 53.6

Unemployed

4,673 4,853 4,445 4,513 4,268 4,485 4,431 4,348 4,318 4,195 3,878 4,076 3,939

Unemployment rate

6.4 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.1 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.7 5.3 5.6 5.4

Not in labor force

54,657 54,688 55,111 55,004 55,284 55,204 55,327 55,581 55,253 55,195 55,807 55,756 56,023


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,583 119,669 119,760 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465 120,557 120,970 121,060

Civilian labor force

70,323 70,363 70,041 70,170 70,003 70,222 70,230 70,037 70,354 70,599 70,111 70,558 70,370

Participation rate

58.8 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.4 58.5 58.4 58.2 58.4 58.6 58.2 58.3 58.1

Employed

66,168 66,009 66,076 66,164 66,267 66,250 66,289 66,192 66,560 66,894 66,632 66,983 66,901

Employment-population ratio

55.3 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.0 55.3 55.5 55.3 55.4 55.3

Unemployed

4,155 4,354 3,964 4,006 3,736 3,972 3,942 3,845 3,794 3,705 3,479 3,575 3,469

Unemployment rate

5.9 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.6 5.5 5.4 5.2 5.0 5.1 4.9

Not in labor force

49,260 49,307 49,719 49,682 49,945 49,830 49,925 50,228 50,016 49,866 50,446 50,412 50,690


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,664 16,658 16,652 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608 16,602 16,595 16,636 16,630

Civilian labor force

5,480 5,692 5,542 5,623 5,641 5,652 5,578 5,645 5,866 5,775 5,747 5,817 5,801

Participation rate

32.9 34.2 33.3 33.8 33.9 34.0 33.6 34.0 35.3 34.8 34.6 35.0 34.9

Employed

4,312 4,504 4,485 4,545 4,476 4,520 4,495 4,527 4,772 4,762 4,784 4,722 4,808

Employment-population ratio

25.9 27.0 26.9 27.3 26.9 27.2 27.0 27.2 28.7 28.7 28.8 28.4 28.9

Unemployed

1,168 1,189 1,057 1,078 1,165 1,132 1,083 1,119 1,094 1,013 963 1,096 993

Unemployment rate

21.3 20.9 19.1 19.2 20.7 20.0 19.4 19.8 18.7 17.5 16.8 18.8 17.1

Not in labor force

11,184 10,966 11,110 11,021 10,995 10,977 11,044 10,970 10,742 10,827 10,849 10,819 10,829

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: March 06, 2015