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

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

250,080 250,266 250,455 250,663 250,876 251,096 251,325 251,541 251,747 251,936 252,397 252,577 252,768

Civilian labor force

156,890 157,032 157,367 156,984 157,115 157,061 156,867 157,096 157,367 157,833 158,335 158,890 159,286

Participation rate

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

Employed

148,333 148,509 148,748 148,722 148,866 149,043 148,942 149,197 149,444 149,929 150,544 151,074 151,320

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

8,557 8,523 8,619 8,262 8,249 8,018 7,925 7,899 7,924 7,904 7,791 7,815 7,966

Unemployment rate

5.5 5.4 5.5 5.3 5.3 5.1 5.1 5.0 5.0 5.0 4.9 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

93,190 93,234 93,089 93,679 93,761 94,035 94,458 94,446 94,380 94,103 94,062 93,688 93,482

Persons who currently want a job

6,310 6,194 6,047 6,057 6,104 5,918 5,944 6,039 5,637 5,886 5,973 5,870 5,712


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

120,738 120,831 120,927 121,032 121,139 121,250 121,365 121,474 121,577 121,671 121,926 122,017 122,112

Civilian labor force

83,656 83,739 83,820 83,460 83,557 83,487 83,430 83,505 83,503 83,876 84,238 84,673 84,765

Participation rate

69.3 69.3 69.3 69.0 69.0 68.9 68.7 68.7 68.7 68.9 69.1 69.4 69.4

Employed

78,994 79,159 79,168 79,006 79,183 79,211 79,148 79,225 79,182 79,546 80,104 80,491 80,543

Employment-population ratio

65.4 65.5 65.5 65.3 65.4 65.3 65.2 65.2 65.1 65.4 65.7 66.0 66.0

Unemployed

4,663 4,580 4,652 4,455 4,375 4,276 4,282 4,279 4,321 4,330 4,134 4,181 4,222

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.5 5.5 5.3 5.2 5.1 5.1 5.1 5.2 5.2 4.9 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

37,081 37,092 37,107 37,572 37,582 37,763 37,935 37,969 38,074 37,795 37,688 37,344 37,347


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

112,304 112,400 112,498 112,605 112,714 112,825 112,940 113,049 113,149 113,241 113,483 113,566 113,653

Civilian labor force

80,731 80,836 80,855 80,651 80,752 80,642 80,578 80,660 80,623 80,927 81,333 81,667 81,815

Participation rate

71.9 71.9 71.9 71.6 71.6 71.5 71.3 71.3 71.3 71.5 71.7 71.9 72.0

Employed

76,647 76,773 76,807 76,762 76,871 76,865 76,775 76,857 76,823 77,119 77,704 77,991 78,096

Employment-population ratio

68.3 68.3 68.3 68.2 68.2 68.1 68.0 68.0 67.9 68.1 68.5 68.7 68.7

Unemployed

4,084 4,063 4,048 3,890 3,880 3,776 3,803 3,803 3,800 3,808 3,629 3,677 3,719

Unemployment rate

5.1 5.0 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.5

Not in labor force

31,572 31,564 31,644 31,954 31,963 32,184 32,363 32,389 32,526 32,314 32,151 31,898 31,838


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

129,342 129,434 129,528 129,631 129,737 129,846 129,960 130,067 130,170 130,265 130,471 130,561 130,656

Civilian labor force

73,234 73,293 73,547 73,524 73,558 73,574 73,437 73,591 73,865 73,957 74,097 74,217 74,520

Participation rate

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

Employed

69,339 69,350 69,580 69,716 69,683 69,833 69,794 69,971 70,262 70,383 70,440 70,583 70,777

Employment-population ratio

53.6 53.6 53.7 53.8 53.7 53.8 53.7 53.8 54.0 54.0 54.0 54.1 54.2

Unemployed

3,894 3,943 3,967 3,808 3,875 3,742 3,643 3,620 3,603 3,574 3,657 3,634 3,743

Unemployment rate

5.3 5.4 5.4 5.2 5.3 5.1 5.0 4.9 4.9 4.8 4.9 4.9 5.0

Not in labor force

56,108 56,141 55,981 56,108 56,179 56,272 56,523 56,476 56,305 56,308 56,374 56,344 56,135


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

121,152 121,246 121,342 121,445 121,551 121,660 121,773 121,880 121,979 122,071 122,263 122,345 122,433

Civilian labor force

70,364 70,453 70,712 70,657 70,783 70,805 70,679 70,833 71,139 71,069 71,171 71,313 71,610

Participation rate

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

Employed

66,909 66,972 67,175 67,302 67,323 67,504 67,465 67,624 67,891 67,911 67,940 68,094 68,293

Employment-population ratio

55.2 55.2 55.4 55.4 55.4 55.5 55.4 55.5 55.7 55.6 55.6 55.7 55.8

Unemployed

3,455 3,481 3,538 3,355 3,460 3,301 3,214 3,209 3,249 3,157 3,231 3,219 3,317

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.9 5.0 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.5 4.5 4.6 4.4 4.5 4.5 4.6

Not in labor force

50,788 50,793 50,629 50,789 50,769 50,855 51,094 51,047 50,840 51,002 51,092 51,032 50,823


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,624 16,619 16,615 16,613 16,611 16,611 16,612 16,612 16,619 16,624 16,651 16,666 16,682

Civilian labor force

5,794 5,743 5,800 5,676 5,581 5,615 5,610 5,603 5,605 5,837 5,832 5,909 5,860

Participation rate

34.9 34.6 34.9 34.2 33.6 33.8 33.8 33.7 33.7 35.1 35.0 35.5 35.1

Employed

4,777 4,763 4,766 4,659 4,672 4,674 4,702 4,715 4,729 4,899 4,901 4,990 4,931

Employment-population ratio

28.7 28.7 28.7 28.0 28.1 28.1 28.3 28.4 28.5 29.5 29.4 29.9 29.6

Unemployed

1,018 980 1,033 1,018 909 941 908 887 875 938 931 920 929

Unemployment rate

17.6 17.1 17.8 17.9 16.3 16.8 16.2 15.8 15.6 16.1 16.0 15.6 15.9

Not in labor force

10,830 10,876 10,815 10,937 11,030 10,996 11,002 11,010 11,014 10,787 10,819 10,757 10,822

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: April 01, 2016