HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8a. Employed persons and employment-population ratios by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of employed persons
(in thousands)
Employment-population ratios
Mar.
2015
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016
Mar.
2015
Nov.
2015
Dec.
2015
Jan.
2016
Feb.
2016
Mar.
2016

Total, 16 years and over

148,333 151,074 151,320 59.3 59.4 59.5 59.6 59.8 59.9

16 to 19 years

4,777 4,990 4,931 28.7 28.5 29.5 29.4 29.9 29.6

16 to 17 years

1,605 1,731 1,688 18.3 17.5 18.5 18.9 19.3 18.9

18 to 19 years

3,171 3,279 3,252 40.3 40.8 41.8 41.3 42.5 41.9

20 years and over

143,556 146,085 146,389 61.5 61.5 61.6 61.8 61.9 62.0

20 to 24 years

13,825 14,109 14,171 62.7 63.7 64.4 64.3 64.7 65.0

25 years and over

129,657 131,922 132,116 61.3 61.3 61.4 61.5 61.6 61.7

25 to 54 years

96,514 97,736 97,932 77.2 77.4 77.4 77.7 77.8 78.0

25 to 34 years

32,697 33,370 33,493 76.8 76.3 76.4 77.1 77.1 77.3

35 to 44 years

31,111 31,548 31,555 78.4 79.0 79.3 79.2 79.3 79.4

45 to 54 years

32,706 32,818 32,883 76.6 77.1 76.8 77.0 77.2 77.4

55 years and over

33,143 34,186 34,184 38.3 38.5 38.6 38.5 38.6 38.6

Men, 16 years and over

78,994 80,491 80,543 65.4 65.1 65.4 65.7 66.0 66.0

16 to 19 years

2,346 2,501 2,447 27.8 28.0 28.8 28.4 29.6 28.9

16 to 17 years

758 830 770 17.1 17.0 17.5 18.1 18.6 17.3

18 to 19 years

1,575 1,681 1,674 39.5 41.0 41.1 40.1 42.1 41.8

20 years and over

76,647 77,991 78,096 68.3 67.9 68.1 68.5 68.7 68.7

20 to 24 years

7,080 7,293 7,284 64.1 64.2 65.6 65.6 66.6 66.6

25 years and over

69,528 70,637 70,750 68.7 68.3 68.4 68.8 68.8 68.9

25 to 54 years

51,935 52,513 52,580 84.7 84.3 84.4 85.0 85.1 85.2

25 to 34 years

17,798 18,056 18,199 84.6 83.4 83.5 84.4 84.3 84.8

35 to 44 years

16,832 17,075 17,018 86.6 86.5 87.1 87.3 87.6 87.4

45 to 54 years

17,305 17,382 17,363 83.0 83.2 83.0 83.6 83.7 83.7

55 years and over

17,593 18,125 18,170 44.1 44.0 44.1 44.2 44.3 44.3

Women, 16 years and over

69,339 70,583 70,777 53.6 54.0 54.0 54.0 54.1 54.2

16 to 19 years

2,431 2,489 2,485 29.7 28.9 30.2 30.5 30.3 30.2

16 to 17 years

847 901 918 19.6 18.0 19.6 19.6 20.1 20.5

18 to 19 years

1,596 1,598 1,578 41.2 40.6 42.6 42.5 42.9 42.1

20 years and over

66,909 68,094 68,293 55.2 55.7 55.6 55.6 55.7 55.8

20 to 24 years

6,744 6,817 6,887 61.3 63.3 63.3 63.1 62.7 63.4

25 years and over

60,129 61,285 61,366 54.6 55.0 54.9 54.9 55.0 55.0

25 to 54 years

44,579 45,224 45,351 70.1 70.7 70.6 70.7 70.8 70.9

25 to 34 years

14,899 15,315 15,294 69.2 69.4 69.4 69.9 70.1 69.9

35 to 44 years

14,279 14,474 14,537 70.5 71.7 71.8 71.5 71.4 71.7

45 to 54 years

15,401 15,435 15,520 70.6 71.2 70.8 70.7 70.9 71.3

55 years and over

15,550 16,061 16,015 33.4 33.7 33.8 33.6 33.8 33.6

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: April 01, 2016