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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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Labor force status flows by sex [Numbers in thousands]
Labor force flows Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted
Sept. to Oct.
2018
Aug. to Sept.
2019
Sept. to Oct.
2019
Sept. to Oct.
2018
May to June
2019
June to July
2019
July to Aug.
2019
Aug. to Sept.
2019
Sept. to Oct.
2019

TOTAL

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

156,952 158,478 159,067 156,582 157,005 157,288 157,878 158,269 158,510

Employed to employed

150,674 151,527 152,964 150,034 150,548 150,857 151,323 151,932 152,192

Unemployed to employed

1,661 1,932 1,402 1,700 1,679 1,674 1,658 1,671 1,470

Not in labor force to employed

4,478 4,899 4,604 4,706 4,691 4,710 4,801 4,541 4,749

Other inflows to employed(2)

139 120 96 142 87 48 96 124 99

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

5,771 5,465 5,510 6,112 5,975 6,063 6,044 5,769 5,855

Employed to unemployed

1,301 1,154 1,296 1,511 1,568 1,423 1,356 1,325 1,464

Unemployed to unemployed

2,740 2,721 2,686 2,862 2,758 2,918 2,968 2,838 2,833

Not in labor force to unemployed

1,721 1,587 1,523 1,729 1,634 1,710 1,697 1,602 1,553

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

9 3 5 10 15 11 24 3 5

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

95,792 95,694 95,269 95,821 96,057 95,874 95,510 95,599 95,481

Employed to not in labor force

4,191 5,109 4,193 4,500 4,617 4,575 4,584 4,595 4,588

Unemployed to not in labor force

1,363 1,548 1,375 1,422 1,449 1,377 1,435 1,533 1,465

Not in labor force to not in labor force

89,933 88,725 89,365 89,598 89,688 89,365 89,174 89,164 89,095

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

305 312 336 301 303 557 317 307 332

MEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

83,052 83,862 83,918 82,894 83,293 83,584 83,600 83,732 83,753

Employed to employed

80,250 80,967 81,162 79,914 80,253 80,365 80,751 80,793 80,804

Unemployed to employed

865 825 746 932 902 963 880 876 832

Not in labor force to employed

1,875 1,996 1,952 1,983 2,091 2,237 1,907 1,987 2,058

Other inflows to employed(2)

63 74 57 64 47 19 61 76 59

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

3,029 2,867 2,906 3,252 3,185 3,221 3,233 3,107 3,132

Employed to unemployed

738 625 741 842 829 777 750 715 813

Unemployed to unemployed

1,472 1,480 1,482 1,581 1,556 1,605 1,689 1,600 1,593

Not in labor force to unemployed

814 759 679 824 791 828 788 790 722

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

4 2 4 5 8 11 5 2 4

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

38,960 38,855 38,863 38,895 38,806 38,573 38,649 38,744 38,802

Employed to not in labor force

1,811 2,469 1,944 1,914 2,095 2,047 2,067 2,076 2,101

Unemployed to not in labor force

664 771 637 712 726 613 651 756 682

Not in labor force to not in labor force

36,329 35,476 36,127 36,114 35,842 35,604 35,782 35,776 35,867

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

157 138 154 155 143 309 148 136 152

WOMEN

Flows into employment

Total employment(1)

73,900 74,616 75,149 73,688 73,712 73,705 74,278 74,537 74,757

Employed to employed

70,424 70,560 71,802 70,119 70,295 70,492 70,572 71,139 71,388

Unemployed to employed

797 1,107 656 768 777 711 778 795 638

Not in labor force to employed

2,603 2,903 2,652 2,723 2,601 2,473 2,895 2,555 2,690

Other inflows to employed(2)

76 46 39 78 39 29 34 48 40

Flows into unemployment

Total unemployment(1)

2,742 2,598 2,603 2,860 2,790 2,841 2,812 2,662 2,723

Employed to unemployed

563 528 554 668 739 646 605 610 651

Unemployed to unemployed

1,268 1,240 1,204 1,282 1,202 1,314 1,279 1,238 1,240

Not in labor force to unemployed

906 828 844 906 843 882 909 812 830

Other inflows to unemployed(2)

5 1 1 5 7 0 19 1 1

Flows into not in labor force

Total not in labor force(1)

56,832 56,840 56,406 56,926 57,251 57,301 56,861 56,855 56,678

Employed to not in labor force

2,380 2,640 2,249 2,585 2,522 2,528 2,517 2,519 2,487

Unemployed to not in labor force

699 777 738 710 723 763 784 777 783

Not in labor force to not in labor force

53,604 53,249 53,238 53,484 53,846 53,762 53,392 53,388 53,228

Other inflows to not in labor force(2)

149 174 182 146 160 248 168 171 180

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: November 01, 2019