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
2013
June
2014
July
2014
July
2013
Mar.
2014
Apr.
2014
May
2014
June
2014
July
2014

Total, 16 years and over

155,693 155,694 156,023 63.4 63.2 62.8 62.8 62.8 62.9

16 to 19 years

5,836 5,640 5,637 34.7 34.2 33.2 33.8 33.9 33.9

16 to 17 years

2,065 1,892 1,942 23.5 22.3 21.1 21.9 21.5 22.4

18 to 19 years

3,805 3,731 3,733 47.5 47.6 47.3 47.3 47.5 47.0

20 years and over

149,858 150,054 150,385 65.5 65.3 64.9 64.9 64.9 65.0

20 to 24 years

15,608 15,562 15,748 70.7 71.7 70.2 71.0 70.4 71.2

25 years and over

134,165 134,505 134,607 64.8 64.5 64.3 64.3 64.3 64.3

25 to 54 years

100,930 100,685 100,596 81.1 81.2 80.8 80.8 80.9 80.8

25 to 34 years

33,717 34,158 34,124 81.1 81.4 80.8 80.7 81.1 80.9

35 to 44 years

32,653 32,454 32,402 82.5 82.5 82.1 82.1 82.0 81.9

45 to 54 years

34,560 34,073 34,070 80.0 79.9 79.6 79.6 79.6 79.6

55 years and over

33,224 33,799 34,002 40.3 39.8 39.9 40.0 40.0 40.1

Men, 16 years and over

82,807 82,860 83,043 69.8 69.6 69.1 69.1 69.2 69.3

16 to 19 years

2,936 2,792 2,835 34.4 34.0 32.3 32.6 33.0 33.6

16 to 17 years

1,016 883 941 22.6 20.9 19.3 20.3 19.8 21.5

18 to 19 years

1,920 1,901 1,903 47.3 48.8 47.4 46.7 47.6 46.8

20 years and over

79,871 80,068 80,208 72.6 72.3 71.9 71.8 72.0 72.0

20 to 24 years

8,181 8,189 8,288 74.1 75.2 73.9 73.7 73.9 74.8

25 years and over

71,628 71,880 71,860 72.3 71.9 71.6 71.7 71.8 71.7

25 to 54 years

53,998 53,882 53,902 88.4 88.5 88.0 88.0 88.1 88.1

25 to 34 years

18,250 18,548 18,510 88.9 89.3 88.5 88.3 89.0 88.8

35 to 44 years

17,618 17,549 17,552 90.8 90.7 90.2 90.6 90.5 90.5

45 to 54 years

18,130 17,785 17,840 85.8 85.7 85.4 85.3 85.0 85.3

55 years and over

17,629 17,998 17,957 46.5 45.7 45.9 46.0 46.1 45.9

Women, 16 years and over

72,886 72,835 72,979 57.3 57.2 56.9 57.0 56.8 56.9

16 to 19 years

2,899 2,848 2,802 35.1 34.4 34.2 35.0 34.8 34.2

16 to 17 years

1,049 1,010 1,001 24.4 23.8 23.0 23.6 23.3 23.2

18 to 19 years

1,884 1,829 1,830 47.6 46.4 47.3 48.0 47.5 47.2

20 years and over

69,986 69,987 70,177 58.9 58.8 58.5 58.5 58.3 58.5

20 to 24 years

7,427 7,374 7,460 67.4 68.2 66.5 68.3 66.9 67.7

25 years and over

62,537 62,625 62,747 58.0 57.8 57.6 57.5 57.5 57.6

25 to 54 years

46,932 46,803 46,694 74.1 74.2 73.9 73.8 73.9 73.7

25 to 34 years

15,467 15,610 15,614 73.5 73.7 73.3 73.3 73.3 73.3

35 to 44 years

15,035 14,905 14,850 74.4 74.6 74.4 74.0 73.9 73.6

45 to 54 years

16,430 16,288 16,230 74.4 74.4 74.1 74.1 74.4 74.2

55 years and over

15,574 15,833 16,025 35.0 34.8 34.8 34.9 34.7 35.1

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 01, 2014