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)
July
2016
June
2017
July
2017
July
2016
Mar.
2017
Apr.
2017
May
2017
June
2017
July
2017

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

253,620 254,957 255,151 253,620 254,414 254,588 254,767 254,957 255,151

Civilian labor force

160,705 161,337 161,911 159,295 160,201 160,213 159,784 160,145 160,494

Participation rate

63.4 63.3 63.5 62.8 63.0 62.9 62.7 62.8 62.9

Employed

152,437 154,086 154,470 151,546 153,000 153,156 152,923 153,168 153,513

Employment-population ratio

60.1 60.4 60.5 59.8 60.1 60.2 60.0 60.1 60.2

Unemployed

8,267 7,250 7,441 7,749 7,202 7,056 6,861 6,977 6,981

Unemployment rate

5.1 4.5 4.6 4.9 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3

Not in labor force

92,916 93,621 93,240 94,325 94,213 94,375 94,983 94,813 94,657

Persons who currently want a job

6,244 5,725 5,713 5,892 5,781 5,707 5,561 5,431 5,420

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,539 123,215 123,311 122,539 122,945 123,032 123,120 123,215 123,311

Civilian labor force

86,130 85,970 86,212 84,818 85,076 85,175 84,896 84,992 84,989

Participation rate

70.3 69.8 69.9 69.2 69.2 69.2 69.0 69.0 68.9

Employed

81,823 82,230 82,484 80,544 81,136 81,419 81,290 81,290 81,273

Employment-population ratio

66.8 66.7 66.9 65.7 66.0 66.2 66.0 66.0 65.9

Unemployed

4,308 3,740 3,728 4,274 3,940 3,755 3,606 3,702 3,715

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.4 4.3 5.0 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4

Not in labor force

36,409 37,245 37,099 37,721 37,870 37,857 38,224 38,223 38,323

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

114,058 114,721 114,817 114,058 114,455 114,538 114,627 114,721 114,817

Civilian labor force

82,393 82,394 82,656 81,818 82,046 82,091 81,942 81,975 82,108

Participation rate

72.2 71.8 72.0 71.7 71.7 71.7 71.5 71.5 71.5

Employed

78,695 79,267 79,457 78,042 78,556 78,838 78,801 78,707 78,830

Employment-population ratio

69.0 69.1 69.2 68.4 68.6 68.8 68.7 68.6 68.7

Unemployed

3,698 3,126 3,199 3,775 3,491 3,253 3,141 3,268 3,278

Unemployment rate

4.5 3.8 3.9 4.6 4.3 4.0 3.8 4.0 4.0

Not in labor force

31,665 32,327 32,161 32,240 32,409 32,447 32,685 32,746 32,709

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

131,081 131,742 131,840 131,081 131,469 131,556 131,647 131,742 131,840

Civilian labor force

74,574 75,366 75,699 74,477 75,126 75,038 74,887 75,153 75,505

Participation rate

56.9 57.2 57.4 56.8 57.1 57.0 56.9 57.0 57.3

Employed

70,615 71,856 71,986 71,002 71,863 71,737 71,633 71,878 72,240

Employment-population ratio

53.9 54.5 54.6 54.2 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.6 54.8

Unemployed

3,960 3,510 3,713 3,475 3,262 3,301 3,255 3,274 3,265

Unemployment rate

5.3 4.7 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.4 4.3

Not in labor force

56,507 56,376 56,141 56,604 56,343 56,518 56,759 56,590 56,334

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

122,835 123,480 123,577 122,835 123,212 123,296 123,386 123,480 123,577

Civilian labor force

71,092 71,844 72,127 71,588 72,160 72,136 71,988 72,149 72,526

Participation rate

57.9 58.2 58.4 58.3 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.4 58.7

Employed

67,702 68,855 68,860 68,534 69,271 69,213 69,105 69,241 69,599

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.8 55.7 55.8 56.2 56.1 56.0 56.1 56.3

Unemployed

3,389 2,989 3,267 3,054 2,890 2,922 2,883 2,907 2,927

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.2 4.5 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0

Not in labor force

51,743 51,637 51,450 51,246 51,052 51,161 51,398 51,332 51,051

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,728 16,756 16,757 16,728 16,747 16,754 16,754 16,756 16,757

Civilian labor force

7,220 7,099 7,128 5,889 5,995 5,986 5,854 6,021 5,860

Participation rate

43.2 42.4 42.5 35.2 35.8 35.7 34.9 35.9 35.0

Employed

6,040 5,964 6,154 4,969 5,173 5,105 5,017 5,220 5,084

Employment-population ratio

36.1 35.6 36.7 29.7 30.9 30.5 29.9 31.2 30.3

Unemployed

1,179 1,135 974 920 822 881 837 801 775

Unemployment rate

16.3 16.0 13.7 15.6 13.7 14.7 14.3 13.3 13.2

Not in labor force

9,508 9,657 9,629 10,838 10,752 10,768 10,901 10,735 10,898

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: August 04, 2017