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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Dec. to Jan.
2022
Nov. to Dec.
2022
Dec. to Jan.
2023
Dec. to Jan.
2022
Aug. to Sept.
2022
Sept. to Oct.
2022
Oct. to Nov.
2022
Nov. to Dec.
2022
Dec. to Jan.
2023

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

155,618 158,872 158,692 157,122 158,850 158,593 158,527 159,244 160,138

Employed to employed

148,462 152,604 151,930 149,587 152,382 152,319 152,058 152,259 153,035

Unemployed to employed

1,540 1,558 1,222 1,856 1,717 1,542 1,799 1,865 1,554

Not in labor force to employed

4,737 4,651 4,864 4,782 4,675 4,658 4,558 5,058 4,859

Other inflows to employed(2)

879 59 675 897 76 73 112 62 691

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

7,207 5,352 6,378 6,511 5,770 6,053 6,000 5,722 5,694

Employed to unemployed

2,237 1,509 1,940 1,682 1,404 1,661 1,602 1,490 1,399

Unemployed to unemployed

2,972 2,545 2,696 2,887 2,808 2,672 2,745 2,720 2,623

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,952 1,290 1,706 1,901 1,553 1,716 1,652 1,502 1,640

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

46 8 36 41 4 4 1 10 32

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

100,378 100,621 100,892 99,570 99,736 99,890 100,181 99,878 100,130

Employed to not in labor force

4,793 4,604 4,975 4,576 4,815 4,844 4,906 4,747 4,785

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,443 1,418 1,432 1,575 1,491 1,553 1,507 1,414 1,543

Not in labor force to not in labor force

93,377 94,285 93,844 92,671 92,997 93,156 93,474 93,412 93,173

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

765 314 641 748 434 336 293 306 629

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

82,376 84,304 84,120 83,451 84,532 84,559 84,557 84,880 85,186

Employed to employed

78,475 81,338 80,629 79,453 81,174 81,470 81,372 81,533 81,624

Unemployed to employed

898 915 641 1,009 996 851 936 1,101 767

Not in labor force to employed

2,140 2,034 2,266 2,109 2,313 2,189 2,195 2,229 2,199

Other inflows to employed(2)

863 16 584 880 50 49 54 17 596

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,112 2,947 3,723 3,546 3,127 3,212 3,236 2,984 3,147

Employed to unemployed

1,352 869 1,216 970 792 878 888 761 837

Unemployed to unemployed

1,719 1,381 1,588 1,595 1,532 1,485 1,513 1,452 1,461

Not in labor force to unemployed

994 690 886 940 799 848 834 762 820

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

46 7 33 41 4 1 1 9 29

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

41,748 41,799 42,156 41,239 41,148 41,126 41,189 41,186 41,665

Employed to not in labor force

2,182 2,225 2,443 2,142 2,052 2,169 2,284 2,243 2,403

Unemployed to not in labor force

697 690 717 748 754 790 762 683 755

Not in labor force to not in labor force

38,262 38,715 38,549 37,753 38,122 38,013 37,997 38,097 38,069

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

608 169 447 597 219 154 145 163 438

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

73,242 74,568 74,572 73,671 74,318 74,033 73,970 74,364 74,952

Employed to employed

69,987 71,265 71,302 70,133 71,208 70,849 70,686 70,726 71,410

Unemployed to employed

642 644 581 847 721 691 863 764 787

Not in labor force to employed

2,597 2,617 2,598 2,674 2,362 2,469 2,362 2,829 2,660

Other inflows to employed(2)

16 43 91 17 26 24 58 45 95

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,095 2,405 2,656 2,965 2,642 2,841 2,764 2,738 2,546

Employed to unemployed

884 639 724 712 612 783 714 729 562

Unemployed to unemployed

1,253 1,164 1,108 1,292 1,276 1,187 1,233 1,268 1,161

Not in labor force to unemployed

958 600 821 961 754 868 817 739 821

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

0 1 3 0 0 3 0 1 3

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

58,629 58,821 58,736 58,331 58,588 58,764 58,991 58,692 58,465

Employed to not in labor force

2,612 2,378 2,532 2,434 2,762 2,675 2,622 2,504 2,382

Unemployed to not in labor force

746 728 715 827 737 763 744 731 788

Not in labor force to not in labor force

55,115 55,569 55,295 54,918 54,875 55,143 55,477 55,315 55,105

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

157 145 194 151 214 182 148 142 191

Footnotes
(1) Total shown for measure in the second month.
(2) Includes persons just turning 16 and adjustments to estimated population totals.

NOTE: Data may not sum to totals due to rounding.
SOURCE: Research series from the Current Population Survey, Bureau of Labor Statistics.

 

Last Modified Date: February 03, 2023