Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Nov. to Dec.
2016
Oct. to Nov.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2016
July to Aug.
2017
Aug. to Sept.
2017
Sept. to Oct.
2017
Oct. to Nov.
2017
Nov. to Dec.
2017

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

151,798 154,180 153,602 152,233 153,471 154,324 153,846 153,917 154,021

Employed to employed

146,119 148,316 148,088 145,680 147,171 147,369 147,502 147,510 147,653

Unemployed to employed

1,530 1,581 1,500 1,871 1,830 1,976 1,902 1,765 1,835

Not in labor force to employed

4,058 4,227 3,955 4,589 4,435 4,875 4,371 4,580 4,469

Other inflows to employed(2)

90 56 59 94 36 103 72 61 64

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

7,170 6,286 6,278 7,502 7,127 6,759 6,524 6,616 6,576

Employed to unemployed

1,756 1,474 1,636 1,767 1,743 1,585 1,590 1,609 1,631

Unemployed to unemployed

3,637 3,236 3,112 3,703 3,471 3,384 3,162 3,231 3,161

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,764 1,549 1,529 2,017 1,899 1,788 1,761 1,750 1,782

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

13 26 1 15 14 3 11 27 2

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

95,774 95,483 96,230 95,006 94,759 94,480 95,395 95,416 95,512

Employed to not in labor force

4,485 4,408 4,431 4,654 4,570 4,492 5,206 4,702 4,607

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,897 1,423 1,672 1,843 1,653 1,765 1,694 1,527 1,619

Not in labor force to not in labor force

89,069 89,325 89,800 88,192 88,149 87,897 88,149 88,866 88,965

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

323 327 327 317 386 325 346 321 321

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

80,368 81,535 81,300 80,897 81,342 81,902 81,667 81,666 81,821

Employed to employed

77,620 78,958 78,607 77,747 78,318 78,553 78,702 78,699 78,744

Unemployed to employed

827 863 791 1,026 1,002 1,104 998 1,003 985

Not in labor force to employed

1,878 1,691 1,887 2,079 1,992 2,195 1,946 1,939 2,074

Other inflows to employed(2)

44 23 15 46 30 49 22 26 19

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

4,095 3,408 3,531 4,104 3,836 3,617 3,580 3,555 3,533

Employed to unemployed

1,098 870 982 1,032 992 856 942 889 908

Unemployed to unemployed

2,074 1,740 1,766 2,085 1,927 1,867 1,766 1,787 1,765

Not in labor force to unemployed

913 777 782 977 914 892 867 857 860

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

9 22 0 11 3 2 5 22 0

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

38,636 38,764 38,955 38,097 38,236 37,996 38,370 38,486 38,432

Employed to not in labor force

2,030 2,032 1,931 2,096 1,964 1,918 2,243 2,065 2,000

Unemployed to not in labor force

964 758 851 922 775 863 852 789 805

Not in labor force to not in labor force

35,485 35,818 35,999 34,927 35,318 35,054 35,090 35,479 35,457

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

157 156 173 153 179 161 184 153 170

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

71,430 72,645 72,301 71,336 72,129 72,422 72,179 72,251 72,200

Employed to employed

68,499 69,358 69,482 67,933 68,853 68,816 68,800 68,811 68,909

Unemployed to employed

704 718 709 845 827 872 903 763 851

Not in labor force to employed

2,180 2,536 2,067 2,510 2,443 2,680 2,425 2,641 2,395

Other inflows to employed(2)

47 33 43 48 6 54 51 35 45

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,075 2,877 2,747 3,398 3,291 3,142 2,945 3,061 3,043

Employed to unemployed

658 605 653 735 751 728 648 720 724

Unemployed to unemployed

1,563 1,496 1,346 1,619 1,544 1,516 1,396 1,444 1,396

Not in labor force to unemployed

850 772 747 1,040 985 896 895 893 922

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 4 1 4 11 2 6 5 1

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

57,138 56,719 57,275 56,909 56,523 56,484 57,026 56,930 57,080

Employed to not in labor force

2,455 2,375 2,500 2,558 2,606 2,574 2,963 2,637 2,608

Unemployed to not in labor force

933 665 821 921 878 902 842 738 813

Not in labor force to not in labor force

53,584 53,508 53,800 53,265 52,832 52,843 53,059 53,387 53,508

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

166 172 153 164 207 164 162 169 151

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: January 05, 2018