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.
2014
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015
Mar.
2014
Nov.
2014
Dec.
2014
Jan.
2015
Feb.
2015
Mar.
2015

Total, 16 years and over

145,796 148,297 148,331 59.0 59.2 59.2 59.3 59.3 59.3

16 to 19 years

4,504 4,808 4,804 27.0 28.7 28.8 28.4 28.9 28.9

16 to 17 years

1,570 1,637 1,615 17.6 18.3 18.9 18.6 18.6 18.4

18 to 19 years

2,940 3,186 3,189 38.0 40.7 40.1 39.3 40.6 40.5

20 years and over

141,293 143,489 143,527 61.3 61.4 61.4 61.6 61.5 61.5

20 to 24 years

13,940 14,114 13,823 63.1 63.3 62.9 63.4 63.9 62.7

25 years and over

127,274 129,349 129,614 61.0 61.2 61.2 61.3 61.2 61.3

25 to 54 years

95,357 96,565 96,501 76.6 76.9 77.0 77.2 77.3 77.2

25 to 34 years

31,853 32,682 32,693 75.9 76.3 76.4 76.6 76.8 76.8

35 to 44 years

30,953 31,071 31,095 78.2 78.4 78.4 78.5 78.3 78.4

45 to 54 years

32,551 32,812 32,713 75.9 76.2 76.4 76.5 76.8 76.7

55 years and over

31,917 32,784 33,113 38.0 38.3 38.3 38.3 38.0 38.3

Men, 16 years and over

77,474 79,006 79,014 64.9 65.0 65.2 65.4 65.5 65.4

16 to 19 years

2,190 2,418 2,361 25.9 28.6 28.2 28.1 28.7 28.0

16 to 17 years

696 791 762 15.4 18.4 18.5 18.0 17.9 17.2

18 to 19 years

1,485 1,636 1,584 37.7 40.6 38.6 39.0 40.8 39.7

20 years and over

75,284 76,588 76,653 67.9 67.7 68.0 68.2 68.3 68.3

20 to 24 years

7,249 7,324 7,088 65.4 64.4 64.9 65.0 66.2 64.1

25 years and over

68,001 69,190 69,506 68.1 68.1 68.3 68.5 68.4 68.6

25 to 54 years

51,128 51,860 51,948 83.7 83.8 84.1 84.4 84.5 84.7

25 to 34 years

17,345 17,743 17,804 83.6 82.8 83.6 84.4 84.4 84.6

35 to 44 years

16,714 16,760 16,824 86.2 86.6 86.4 86.5 86.3 86.6

45 to 54 years

17,069 17,357 17,321 81.5 82.2 82.3 82.6 83.0 83.1

55 years and over

16,872 17,330 17,557 43.5 43.8 44.0 43.9 43.6 44.0

Women, 16 years and over

68,322 69,291 69,317 53.4 53.8 53.6 53.7 53.6 53.6

16 to 19 years

2,313 2,389 2,442 28.2 28.8 29.5 28.7 29.2 29.8

16 to 17 years

874 846 853 19.9 18.3 19.2 19.2 19.4 19.8

18 to 19 years

1,455 1,550 1,605 38.3 40.7 41.7 39.7 40.4 41.4

20 years and over

66,009 66,901 66,874 55.2 55.5 55.3 55.4 55.3 55.2

20 to 24 years

6,692 6,790 6,735 60.7 62.1 60.9 61.8 61.7 61.2

25 years and over

59,274 60,159 60,108 54.6 54.9 54.7 54.7 54.7 54.6

25 to 54 years

44,229 44,705 44,552 69.8 70.3 70.2 70.2 70.3 70.0

25 to 34 years

14,508 14,939 14,889 68.4 69.9 69.3 69.1 69.4 69.1

35 to 44 years

14,238 14,311 14,271 70.6 70.6 70.8 70.9 70.7 70.5

45 to 54 years

15,482 15,456 15,392 70.6 70.5 70.7 70.7 70.8 70.5

55 years and over

15,045 15,453 15,556 33.2 33.6 33.4 33.5 33.3 33.4

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 03, 2015