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
2013 2014
Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

246,567 246,745 246,915 247,085 247,258 247,439 247,622 247,814 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844

Civilian labor force

155,284 154,937 155,460 155,724 156,227 155,421 155,613 155,694 156,023 155,959 155,862 156,278 156,397

Participation rate

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

Employed

144,443 144,586 145,224 145,266 145,742 145,669 145,814 146,221 146,352 146,368 146,600 147,283 147,287

Employment-population ratio

58.6 58.6 58.8 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.9 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2 59.2

Unemployed

10,841 10,351 10,236 10,459 10,486 9,753 9,799 9,474 9,671 9,591 9,262 8,995 9,110

Unemployment rate

7.0 6.7 6.6 6.7 6.7 6.3 6.3 6.1 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.8

Not in labor force

91,283 91,808 91,455 91,361 91,030 92,018 92,009 92,120 92,001 92,269 92,584 92,378 92,447

Persons who currently want a job

5,779 6,111 6,348 6,060 6,146 6,146 6,438 6,115 6,259 6,304 6,349 6,537 6,545


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,011 119,103 119,218 119,306 119,395 119,488 119,582 119,680 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208

Civilian labor force

82,554 82,323 82,662 82,597 83,052 82,586 82,590 82,860 83,043 82,968 82,973 82,959 82,927

Participation rate

69.4 69.1 69.3 69.2 69.6 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.3 69.2 69.1 69.1 69.0

Employed

76,560 76,723 77,060 76,808 77,416 77,292 77,310 77,653 77,866 77,843 78,102 78,321 78,053

Employment-population ratio

64.3 64.4 64.6 64.4 64.8 64.7 64.7 64.9 65.0 64.9 65.1 65.2 64.9

Unemployed

5,993 5,599 5,602 5,789 5,636 5,294 5,280 5,207 5,177 5,125 4,872 4,638 4,874

Unemployment rate

7.3 6.8 6.8 7.0 6.8 6.4 6.4 6.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9

Not in labor force

36,458 36,780 36,556 36,709 36,343 36,902 36,992 36,821 36,744 36,924 37,031 37,153 37,281


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

110,515 110,613 110,746 110,838 110,930 111,027 111,126 111,230 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778

Civilian labor force

79,700 79,464 79,892 79,917 80,171 79,851 79,830 80,068 80,208 80,196 80,165 80,032 80,003

Participation rate

72.1 71.8 72.1 72.1 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6

Employed

74,373 74,467 74,916 74,780 75,230 75,134 75,127 75,510 75,654 75,664 75,910 75,956 75,650

Employment-population ratio

67.3 67.3 67.6 67.5 67.8 67.7 67.6 67.9 67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0 67.7

Unemployed

5,328 4,997 4,975 5,137 4,941 4,718 4,703 4,558 4,554 4,531 4,255 4,076 4,353

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.3 6.2 6.4 6.2 5.9 5.9 5.7 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.4

Not in labor force

30,815 31,149 30,855 30,921 30,760 31,176 31,296 31,162 31,133 31,256 31,402 31,646 31,774


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,555 127,642 127,696 127,779 127,863 127,951 128,040 128,133 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637

Civilian labor force

72,730 72,614 72,797 73,128 73,175 72,835 73,023 72,835 72,979 72,991 72,889 73,320 73,470

Participation rate

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

Employed

67,882 67,862 68,163 68,458 68,325 68,376 68,504 68,568 68,486 68,525 68,499 68,962 69,234

Employment-population ratio

53.2 53.2 53.4 53.6 53.4 53.4 53.5 53.5 53.4 53.4 53.3 53.6 53.8

Unemployed

4,848 4,752 4,634 4,670 4,850 4,459 4,519 4,267 4,494 4,466 4,390 4,358 4,236

Unemployment rate

6.7 6.5 6.4 6.4 6.6 6.1 6.2 5.9 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8

Not in labor force

54,825 55,028 54,899 54,652 54,688 55,116 55,017 55,299 55,256 55,345 55,553 55,225 55,167


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

119,341 119,433 119,497 119,583 119,669 119,760 119,852 119,948 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465

Civilian labor force

69,871 69,831 70,023 70,331 70,361 70,037 70,153 69,987 70,177 70,222 70,072 70,392 70,629

Participation rate

58.5 58.5 58.6 58.8 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.4 58.3 58.5 58.6

Employed

65,547 65,617 65,909 66,183 66,008 66,057 66,137 66,254 66,197 66,247 66,189 66,559 66,891

Employment-population ratio

54.9 54.9 55.2 55.3 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.2 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.3 55.5

Unemployed

4,323 4,214 4,114 4,148 4,352 3,980 4,016 3,733 3,980 3,974 3,884 3,833 3,738

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.0 5.9 5.9 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3

Not in labor force

49,470 49,602 49,475 49,252 49,309 49,724 49,699 49,961 49,875 49,934 50,192 49,978 49,836


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,710 16,700 16,671 16,664 16,658 16,652 16,644 16,636 16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608 16,602

Civilian labor force

5,713 5,642 5,545 5,476 5,696 5,534 5,630 5,640 5,637 5,542 5,626 5,854 5,765

Participation rate

34.2 33.8 33.3 32.9 34.2 33.2 33.8 33.9 33.9 33.3 33.9 35.3 34.7

Employed

4,523 4,502 4,399 4,303 4,503 4,479 4,550 4,457 4,501 4,457 4,502 4,768 4,746

Employment-population ratio

27.1 27.0 26.4 25.8 27.0 26.9 27.3 26.8 27.1 26.8 27.1 28.7 28.6

Unemployed

1,190 1,140 1,147 1,173 1,193 1,055 1,080 1,183 1,136 1,085 1,124 1,087 1,019

Unemployment rate

20.8 20.2 20.7 21.4 20.9 19.1 19.2 21.0 20.2 19.6 20.0 18.6 17.7

Not in labor force

10,997 11,058 11,125 11,188 10,962 11,119 11,014 10,996 10,992 11,080 10,989 10,753 10,837

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: December 05, 2014