Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Mar.
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Mar.
2018
Nov.
2018
Dec.
2018
Jan.
2019
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

257,097 258,392 258,537 257,097 258,708 258,888 258,239 258,392 258,537

Civilian labor force

161,548 162,793 162,823 161,646 162,821 163,240 163,229 163,184 162,960

Participation rate

62.8 63.0 63.0 62.9 62.9 63.1 63.2 63.2 63.0

Employed

154,877 156,167 156,441 155,160 156,803 156,945 156,694 156,949 156,748

Employment-population ratio

60.2 60.4 60.5 60.4 60.6 60.6 60.7 60.7 60.6

Unemployed

6,671 6,625 6,382 6,486 6,018 6,294 6,535 6,235 6,211

Unemployment rate

4.1 4.1 3.9 4.0 3.7 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.8

Not in labor force

95,549 95,599 95,714 95,451 95,886 95,649 95,010 95,208 95,577

Persons who currently want a job

4,793 5,196 4,887 5,112 5,397 5,327 5,254 5,222 5,227

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,331 124,965 125,037 124,331 125,137 125,227 124,890 124,965 125,037

Civilian labor force

85,924 86,056 86,286 86,104 86,330 86,441 86,577 86,439 86,442

Participation rate

69.1 68.9 69.0 69.3 69.0 69.0 69.3 69.2 69.1

Employed

82,151 82,311 82,606 82,598 83,194 83,041 83,031 83,095 83,034

Employment-population ratio

66.1 65.9 66.1 66.4 66.5 66.3 66.5 66.5 66.4

Unemployed

3,773 3,745 3,681 3,506 3,136 3,401 3,545 3,343 3,408

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.1 3.6 3.9 4.1 3.9 3.9

Not in labor force

38,407 38,909 38,750 38,227 38,807 38,785 38,313 38,527 38,595

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

115,832 116,513 116,586 115,832 116,646 116,739 116,436 116,513 116,586

Civilian labor force

83,162 83,435 83,603 83,149 83,408 83,500 83,599 83,632 83,573

Participation rate

71.8 71.6 71.7 71.8 71.5 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7

Employed

79,810 80,117 80,295 80,091 80,633 80,501 80,472 80,712 80,564

Employment-population ratio

68.9 68.8 68.9 69.1 69.1 69.0 69.1 69.3 69.1

Unemployed

3,352 3,318 3,308 3,059 2,775 2,999 3,126 2,920 3,009

Unemployment rate

4.0 4.0 4.0 3.7 3.3 3.6 3.7 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

32,670 33,078 32,983 32,683 33,238 33,239 32,837 32,881 33,013

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

132,766 133,427 133,500 132,766 133,571 133,662 133,350 133,427 133,500

Civilian labor force

75,624 76,737 76,536 75,542 76,492 76,798 76,652 76,746 76,518

Participation rate

57.0 57.5 57.3 56.9 57.3 57.5 57.5 57.5 57.3

Employed

72,726 73,857 73,835 72,562 73,609 73,904 73,663 73,854 73,715

Employment-population ratio

54.8 55.4 55.3 54.7 55.1 55.3 55.2 55.4 55.2

Unemployed

2,898 2,880 2,701 2,980 2,883 2,894 2,990 2,892 2,803

Unemployment rate

3.8 3.8 3.5 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.8 3.7

Not in labor force

57,142 56,690 56,964 57,224 57,079 56,864 56,697 56,681 56,982

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

124,491 125,177 125,252 124,491 125,299 125,393 125,099 125,177 125,252

Civilian labor force

72,780 73,942 73,658 72,580 73,478 73,769 73,691 73,760 73,525

Participation rate

58.5 59.1 58.8 58.3 58.6 58.8 58.9 58.9 58.7

Employed

70,178 71,396 71,259 69,946 70,949 71,218 71,049 71,221 71,072

Employment-population ratio

56.4 57.0 56.9 56.2 56.6 56.8 56.8 56.9 56.7

Unemployed

2,602 2,546 2,399 2,634 2,529 2,550 2,642 2,540 2,453

Unemployment rate

3.6 3.4 3.3 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.4 3.3

Not in labor force

51,711 51,235 51,594 51,910 51,821 51,624 51,408 51,417 51,727

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,774 16,702 16,698 16,774 16,763 16,756 16,704 16,702 16,698

Civilian labor force

5,606 5,416 5,562 5,916 5,935 5,971 5,939 5,792 5,862

Participation rate

33.4 32.4 33.3 35.3 35.4 35.6 35.6 34.7 35.1

Employed

4,889 4,655 4,887 5,123 5,221 5,226 5,172 5,017 5,113

Employment-population ratio

29.1 27.9 29.3 30.5 31.1 31.2 31.0 30.0 30.6

Unemployed

717 761 675 793 714 745 767 776 748

Unemployment rate

12.8 14.0 12.1 13.4 12.0 12.5 12.9 13.4 12.8

Not in labor force

11,169 11,286 11,137 10,858 10,828 10,785 10,765 10,909 10,837

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: April 05, 2019