HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8b. Persons in the labor force and labor force participation rates by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of persons in
the labor force
(in thousands)
Labor force participation rates
July
2015
June
2016
July
2016
July
2015
Mar.
2016
Apr.
2016
May
2016
June
2016
July
2016

Total, 16 years and over

157,115 158,880 159,287 62.6 63.0 62.8 62.6 62.7 62.8

16 to 19 years

5,581 5,789 5,881 33.6 35.1 35.2 35.0 34.6 35.2

16 to 17 years

1,974 2,215 2,139 22.4 23.4 23.4 23.8 24.5 23.9

18 to 19 years

3,621 3,589 3,743 46.4 48.8 48.8 48.0 46.7 48.2

20 years and over

151,534 153,091 153,406 64.7 65.0 64.8 64.5 64.7 64.8

20 to 24 years

15,604 15,353 15,235 71.0 71.0 70.6 70.6 70.6 70.1

25 years and over

135,947 137,791 138,228 64.0 64.3 64.2 63.9 64.1 64.2

25 to 54 years

101,017 102,025 102,180 80.7 81.4 81.2 81.0 81.2 81.2

25 to 34 years

34,546 35,486 35,601 80.7 81.5 81.1 81.2 81.5 81.7

35 to 44 years

32,604 32,771 32,769 82.1 82.6 82.4 82.3 82.4 82.3

45 to 54 years

33,867 33,768 33,810 79.4 80.2 80.1 79.7 79.6 79.8

55 years and over

34,934 35,724 36,040 40.1 40.1 40.1 39.7 40.0 40.3

Men, 16 years and over

83,557 84,766 84,826 69.0 69.4 69.3 68.9 69.2 69.2

16 to 19 years

2,806 2,978 2,993 33.3 34.9 34.2 34.5 35.1 35.3

16 to 17 years

980 1,109 1,023 21.7 22.4 21.9 22.8 24.3 22.7

18 to 19 years

1,825 1,891 1,969 46.8 48.8 47.5 47.7 48.4 49.4

20 years and over

80,752 81,788 81,834 71.6 72.0 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.7

20 to 24 years

8,035 7,974 7,916 72.9 73.3 73.5 72.5 73.1 72.6

25 years and over

72,751 73,808 73,966 71.5 71.8 71.7 71.4 71.6 71.7

25 to 54 years

54,088 54,683 54,631 88.0 88.8 88.5 88.4 88.5 88.4

25 to 34 years

18,710 19,192 19,157 88.4 89.2 88.8 88.8 89.0 88.7

35 to 44 years

17,505 17,701 17,660 90.0 90.6 90.6 90.6 90.8 90.5

45 to 54 years

17,872 17,790 17,814 85.8 86.8 86.4 85.9 85.9 85.9

55 years and over

18,664 19,125 19,335 46.4 46.1 46.3 45.9 46.3 46.8

Women, 16 years and over

73,558 74,115 74,461 56.7 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.6 56.8

16 to 19 years

2,775 2,812 2,888 33.9 35.4 36.2 35.4 34.1 35.0

16 to 17 years

993 1,106 1,116 23.2 24.4 24.8 24.7 24.8 25.0

18 to 19 years

1,796 1,698 1,774 46.0 48.7 50.0 48.3 44.9 47.0

20 years and over

70,783 71,303 71,572 58.2 58.5 58.2 58.1 58.1 58.3

20 to 24 years

7,569 7,379 7,319 69.1 68.6 67.6 68.6 68.1 67.6

25 years and over

63,196 63,984 64,262 57.1 57.5 57.2 57.0 57.2 57.4

25 to 54 years

46,930 47,343 47,549 73.7 74.2 74.0 74.0 74.0 74.4

25 to 34 years

15,836 16,294 16,444 73.2 73.9 73.6 73.8 74.2 74.8

35 to 44 years

15,099 15,070 15,109 74.5 74.8 74.4 74.3 74.3 74.4

45 to 54 years

15,995 15,978 15,997 73.3 74.0 74.1 73.8 73.7 73.9

55 years and over

16,240 16,614 16,684 34.6 34.9 34.8 34.5 34.6 34.7

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: August 05, 2016