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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
QUARTERLY AVERAGES
E-1. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2016 2017 2018 2019
3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

253,855 254,534 254,247 254,771 255,357 255,941 256,937 257,456 258,066 258,703 258,389 258,864 259,431

Civilian labor force

159,514 159,725 159,861 160,068 160,759 160,566 161,557 161,782 162,022 162,918 163,124 162,699 163,771

Participation rate

62.8 62.8 62.9 62.8 63.0 62.7 62.9 62.8 62.8 63.0 63.1 62.9 63.1

Employed

151,698 152,125 152,501 153,082 153,815 153,952 154,952 155,449 155,879 156,777 156,797 156,803 157,812

Employment-population ratio

59.8 59.8 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.2 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.6 60.7 60.6 60.8

Unemployed

7,817 7,601 7,360 6,986 6,944 6,614 6,605 6,333 6,143 6,142 6,327 5,896 5,959

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.8 4.6 4.4 4.3 4.1 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.8 3.9 3.6 3.6

Not in labor force

94,341 94,809 94,386 94,703 94,597 95,375 95,380 95,674 96,044 95,785 95,265 96,165 95,661

Persons who currently want a job

5,890 5,805 5,720 5,511 5,595 5,238 5,137 5,213 5,286 5,352 5,234 5,163 5,025

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,657 122,995 122,863 123,122 123,413 123,703 124,252 124,511 124,816 125,135 124,964 125,199 125,481

Civilian labor force

85,014 85,041 84,957 84,975 85,307 85,339 86,077 86,100 85,895 86,306 86,486 86,345 86,825

Participation rate

69.3 69.1 69.1 69.0 69.1 69.0 69.3 69.2 68.8 69.0 69.2 69.0 69.2

Employed

80,737 80,883 80,985 81,300 81,579 81,760 82,510 82,620 82,638 83,043 83,054 83,148 83,638

Employment-population ratio

65.8 65.8 65.9 66.0 66.1 66.1 66.4 66.4 66.2 66.4 66.5 66.4 66.7

Unemployed

4,277 4,159 3,971 3,675 3,728 3,579 3,567 3,480 3,257 3,263 3,432 3,197 3,187

Unemployment rate

5.0 4.9 4.7 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.8 4.0 3.7 3.7

Not in labor force

37,642 37,954 37,906 38,147 38,106 38,364 38,175 38,410 38,921 38,829 38,478 38,854 38,655

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

114,173 114,504 114,376 114,629 114,918 115,208 115,750 116,018 116,328 116,644 116,512 116,753 117,040

Civilian labor force

81,951 81,999 81,955 81,986 82,385 82,481 83,107 83,174 83,056 83,395 83,601 83,479 83,831

Participation rate

71.8 71.6 71.7 71.5 71.7 71.6 71.8 71.7 71.4 71.5 71.8 71.5 71.6

Employed

78,194 78,369 78,450 78,770 79,096 79,372 79,999 80,138 80,206 80,507 80,583 80,687 81,052

Employment-population ratio

68.5 68.4 68.6 68.7 68.8 68.9 69.1 69.1 68.9 69.0 69.2 69.1 69.3

Unemployed

3,757 3,630 3,505 3,216 3,289 3,109 3,109 3,037 2,850 2,888 3,018 2,792 2,779

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.4 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.3 3.3

Not in labor force

32,222 32,505 32,420 32,643 32,533 32,727 32,643 32,844 33,273 33,249 32,911 33,275 33,209

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

131,199 131,539 131,385 131,648 131,943 132,238 132,685 132,945 133,250 133,569 133,426 133,665 133,951

Civilian labor force

74,500 74,684 74,904 75,092 75,452 75,227 75,480 75,682 76,127 76,613 76,639 76,354 76,945

Participation rate

56.8 56.8 57.0 57.0 57.2 56.9 56.9 56.9 57.1 57.4 57.4 57.1 57.4

Employed

70,960 71,242 71,515 71,782 72,236 72,192 72,442 72,829 73,241 73,734 73,744 73,655 74,173

Employment-population ratio

54.1 54.2 54.4 54.5 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.1 55.4

Unemployed

3,540 3,442 3,389 3,311 3,216 3,034 3,038 2,853 2,886 2,879 2,895 2,699 2,772

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5 3.6

Not in labor force

56,699 56,855 56,481 56,556 56,491 57,011 57,206 57,263 57,123 56,956 56,787 57,311 57,005

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,950 123,282 123,131 123,387 123,679 123,972 124,408 124,675 124,983 125,297 125,176 125,420 125,705

Civilian labor force

71,584 71,828 71,989 72,140 72,436 72,267 72,471 72,768 73,185 73,563 73,659 73,449 73,995

Participation rate

58.2 58.3 58.5 58.5 58.6 58.3 58.3 58.4 58.6 58.7 58.8 58.6 58.9

Employed

68,476 68,737 68,983 69,208 69,577 69,600 69,805 70,216 70,632 71,034 71,114 71,084 71,566

Employment-population ratio

55.7 55.8 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.1 56.1 56.3 56.5 56.7 56.8 56.7 56.9

Unemployed

3,107 3,091 3,006 2,932 2,860 2,667 2,666 2,551 2,553 2,529 2,545 2,365 2,429

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.2 3.3

Not in labor force

51,366 51,455 51,143 51,248 51,243 51,704 51,937 51,907 51,798 51,734 51,517 51,971 51,710

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,732 16,749 16,740 16,755 16,759 16,762 16,778 16,763 16,755 16,762 16,701 16,691 16,687

Civilian labor force

5,979 5,899 5,917 5,942 5,938 5,818 5,978 5,840 5,781 5,960 5,864 5,772 5,945

Participation rate

35.7 35.2 35.3 35.5 35.4 34.7 35.6 34.8 34.5 35.6 35.1 34.6 35.6

Employed

5,027 5,019 5,068 5,104 5,142 4,980 5,148 5,095 5,042 5,235 5,101 5,033 5,194

Employment-population ratio

30.0 30.0 30.3 30.5 30.7 29.7 30.7 30.4 30.1 31.2 30.5 30.2 31.1

Unemployed

952 880 849 838 796 838 830 745 739 725 764 739 751

Unemployment rate

15.9 14.9 14.3 14.1 13.4 14.4 13.9 12.8 12.8 12.2 13.0 12.8 12.6

Not in labor force

10,753 10,849 10,823 10,812 10,821 10,943 10,801 10,923 10,974 10,803 10,837 10,919 10,742

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation.

Note: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: October 04, 2019