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
2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 1st 2nd

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

253,180 253,855 254,534 254,247 254,771 255,357 255,941 256,937 257,456 258,066 258,703 258,389 258,864

Civilian labor force

158,830 159,514 159,725 159,861 160,068 160,759 160,566 161,557 161,782 162,022 162,918 163,124 162,699

Participation rate

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

Employed

151,047 151,698 152,125 152,501 153,082 153,815 153,952 154,952 155,449 155,879 156,777 156,797 156,803

Employment-population ratio

59.7 59.8 59.8 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.2 60.3 60.4 60.4 60.6 60.7 60.6

Unemployed

7,783 7,817 7,601 7,360 6,986 6,944 6,614 6,605 6,333 6,143 6,142 6,327 5,896

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

94,350 94,341 94,809 94,386 94,703 94,597 95,375 95,380 95,674 96,044 95,785 95,265 96,165

Persons who currently want a job

5,822 5,890 5,805 5,720 5,511 5,595 5,238 5,137 5,213 5,286 5,352 5,234 5,163

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,319 122,657 122,995 122,863 123,122 123,413 123,703 124,252 124,511 124,816 125,135 124,964 125,199

Civilian labor force

84,594 85,014 85,041 84,957 84,975 85,307 85,339 86,077 86,100 85,895 86,306 86,486 86,345

Participation rate

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

Employed

80,429 80,737 80,883 80,985 81,300 81,579 81,760 82,510 82,620 82,638 83,043 83,054 83,148

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

4,164 4,277 4,159 3,971 3,675 3,728 3,579 3,567 3,480 3,257 3,263 3,432 3,197

Unemployment rate

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

Not in labor force

37,725 37,642 37,954 37,906 38,147 38,106 38,364 38,175 38,410 38,921 38,829 38,478 38,854

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

113,847 114,173 114,504 114,376 114,629 114,918 115,208 115,750 116,018 116,328 116,644 116,512 116,753

Civilian labor force

81,663 81,951 81,999 81,955 81,986 82,385 82,481 83,107 83,174 83,056 83,395 83,601 83,479

Participation rate

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

Employed

77,989 78,194 78,369 78,450 78,770 79,096 79,372 79,999 80,138 80,206 80,507 80,583 80,687

Employment-population ratio

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

Unemployed

3,674 3,757 3,630 3,505 3,216 3,289 3,109 3,109 3,037 2,850 2,888 3,018 2,792

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.6 4.4 4.3 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.7 3.7 3.4 3.5 3.6 3.3

Not in labor force

32,185 32,222 32,505 32,420 32,643 32,533 32,727 32,643 32,844 33,273 33,249 32,911 33,275

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

130,861 131,199 131,539 131,385 131,648 131,943 132,238 132,685 132,945 133,250 133,569 133,426 133,665

Civilian labor force

74,236 74,500 74,684 74,904 75,092 75,452 75,227 75,480 75,682 76,127 76,613 76,639 76,354

Participation rate

56.7 56.8 56.8 57.0 57.0 57.2 56.9 56.9 56.9 57.1 57.4 57.4 57.1

Employed

70,618 70,960 71,242 71,515 71,782 72,236 72,192 72,442 72,829 73,241 73,734 73,744 73,655

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.1 54.2 54.4 54.5 54.7 54.6 54.6 54.8 55.0 55.2 55.3 55.1

Unemployed

3,619 3,540 3,442 3,389 3,311 3,216 3,034 3,038 2,853 2,886 2,879 2,895 2,699

Unemployment rate

4.9 4.8 4.6 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.0 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.8 3.5

Not in labor force

56,625 56,699 56,855 56,481 56,556 56,491 57,011 57,206 57,263 57,123 56,956 56,787 57,311

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

122,625 122,950 123,282 123,131 123,387 123,679 123,972 124,408 124,675 124,983 125,297 125,176 125,420

Civilian labor force

71,337 71,584 71,828 71,989 72,140 72,436 72,267 72,471 72,768 73,185 73,563 73,659 73,449

Participation rate

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

Employed

68,165 68,476 68,737 68,983 69,208 69,577 69,600 69,805 70,216 70,632 71,034 71,114 71,084

Employment-population ratio

55.6 55.7 55.8 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.1 56.1 56.3 56.5 56.7 56.8 56.7

Unemployed

3,172 3,107 3,091 3,006 2,932 2,860 2,667 2,666 2,551 2,553 2,529 2,545 2,365

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.3 4.3 4.2 4.1 3.9 3.7 3.7 3.5 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.2

Not in labor force

51,288 51,366 51,455 51,143 51,248 51,243 51,704 51,937 51,907 51,798 51,734 51,517 51,971

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,708 16,732 16,749 16,740 16,755 16,759 16,762 16,778 16,763 16,755 16,762 16,701 16,691

Civilian labor force

5,831 5,979 5,899 5,917 5,942 5,938 5,818 5,978 5,840 5,781 5,960 5,864 5,772

Participation rate

34.9 35.7 35.2 35.3 35.5 35.4 34.7 35.6 34.8 34.5 35.6 35.1 34.6

Employed

4,893 5,027 5,019 5,068 5,104 5,142 4,980 5,148 5,095 5,042 5,235 5,101 5,033

Employment-population ratio

29.3 30.0 30.0 30.3 30.5 30.7 29.7 30.7 30.4 30.1 31.2 30.5 30.2

Unemployed

938 952 880 849 838 796 838 830 745 739 725 764 739

Unemployment rate

16.1 15.9 14.9 14.3 14.1 13.4 14.4 13.9 12.8 12.8 12.2 13.0 12.8

Not in labor force

10,877 10,753 10,849 10,823 10,812 10,821 10,943 10,801 10,923 10,974 10,803 10,837 10,919

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: July 05, 2019