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)
Apr.
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
Apr.
2016
Dec.
2016
Jan.
2017
Feb.
2017
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

252,969 254,414 254,588 252,969 254,742 254,082 254,246 254,414 254,588

Civilian labor force

158,488 159,912 159,817 158,938 159,640 159,716 160,056 160,201 160,213

Participation rate

62.7 62.9 62.8 62.8 62.7 62.9 63.0 63.0 62.9

Employed

151,075 152,628 153,262 151,028 152,111 152,081 152,528 153,000 153,156

Employment-population ratio

59.7 60.0 60.2 59.7 59.7 59.9 60.0 60.1 60.2

Unemployed

7,413 7,284 6,555 7,910 7,529 7,635 7,528 7,202 7,056

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.6 4.1 5.0 4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4

Not in labor force

94,481 94,502 94,771 94,031 95,102 94,366 94,190 94,213 94,375

Persons who currently want a job

5,671 5,507 5,560 5,813 5,662 5,739 5,597 5,781 5,707

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,213 122,945 123,032 122,213 123,099 122,781 122,862 122,945 123,032

Civilian labor force

84,323 84,718 84,851 84,652 84,979 85,096 85,194 85,076 85,175

Participation rate

69.0 68.9 69.0 69.3 69.0 69.3 69.3 69.2 69.2

Employed

80,302 80,546 81,341 80,423 80,861 81,013 81,141 81,136 81,419

Employment-population ratio

65.7 65.5 66.1 65.8 65.7 66.0 66.0 66.0 66.2

Unemployed

4,021 4,172 3,509 4,228 4,118 4,083 4,053 3,940 3,755

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.9 4.1 5.0 4.8 4.8 4.8 4.6 4.4

Not in labor force

37,890 38,227 38,181 37,561 38,120 37,685 37,668 37,870 37,857

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

113,746 114,455 114,538 113,746 114,603 114,297 114,375 114,455 114,538

Civilian labor force

81,655 81,924 82,019 81,743 81,983 82,113 82,138 82,046 82,091

Participation rate

71.8 71.6 71.6 71.9 71.5 71.8 71.8 71.7 71.7

Employed

78,028 78,172 78,922 77,993 78,379 78,503 78,573 78,556 78,838

Employment-population ratio

68.6 68.3 68.9 68.6 68.4 68.7 68.7 68.6 68.8

Unemployed

3,628 3,752 3,096 3,750 3,605 3,609 3,564 3,491 3,253

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.6 3.8 4.6 4.4 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.0

Not in labor force

32,090 32,531 32,519 32,003 32,620 32,184 32,237 32,409 32,447

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

130,756 131,469 131,556 130,756 131,643 131,301 131,384 131,469 131,556

Civilian labor force

74,164 75,194 74,967 74,286 74,661 74,621 74,862 75,126 75,038

Participation rate

56.7 57.2 57.0 56.8 56.7 56.8 57.0 57.1 57.0

Employed

70,773 72,082 71,921 70,605 71,250 71,069 71,388 71,863 71,737

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.8 54.7 54.0 54.1 54.1 54.3 54.7 54.5

Unemployed

3,391 3,112 3,046 3,681 3,411 3,552 3,475 3,262 3,301

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.1 4.1 5.0 4.6 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4

Not in labor force

56,592 56,275 56,590 56,469 56,982 56,681 56,521 56,343 56,518

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,524 123,212 123,296 122,524 123,383 123,052 123,131 123,212 123,296

Civilian labor force

71,329 72,354 72,181 71,316 71,831 71,686 72,011 72,160 72,136

Participation rate

58.2 58.7 58.5 58.2 58.2 58.3 58.5 58.6 58.5

Employed

68,346 69,559 69,474 68,099 68,760 68,550 68,932 69,271 69,213

Employment-population ratio

55.8 56.5 56.3 55.6 55.7 55.7 56.0 56.2 56.1

Unemployed

2,983 2,795 2,707 3,218 3,071 3,136 3,079 2,890 2,922

Unemployment rate

4.2 3.9 3.7 4.5 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1

Not in labor force

51,196 50,858 51,116 51,208 51,552 51,366 51,119 51,052 51,161

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,699 16,747 16,754 16,699 16,756 16,734 16,740 16,747 16,754

Civilian labor force

5,504 5,634 5,618 5,879 5,826 5,917 5,907 5,995 5,986

Participation rate

33.0 33.6 33.5 35.2 34.8 35.4 35.3 35.8 35.7

Employed

4,701 4,897 4,866 4,936 4,972 5,028 5,023 5,173 5,105

Employment-population ratio

28.2 29.2 29.0 29.6 29.7 30.0 30.0 30.9 30.5

Unemployed

802 737 752 943 854 890 884 822 881

Unemployment rate

14.6 13.1 13.4 16.0 14.7 15.0 15.0 13.7 14.7

Not in labor force

11,195 11,113 11,136 10,820 10,930 10,816 10,833 10,752 10,768

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: May 05, 2017