HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
A-3. Employment status of the civilian noninstitutional population by sex and age, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status,
sex, and age
2016 2017
Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

254,742 254,082 254,246 254,414 254,588 254,767 254,957 255,151 255,357 255,562 255,766 255,949 256,109

Civilian labor force

159,736 159,718 159,997 160,235 160,181 159,729 160,214 160,467 160,598 161,082 160,371 160,533 160,597

Participation rate

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

Employed

152,233 152,076 152,511 153,064 153,161 152,892 153,250 153,511 153,471 154,324 153,846 153,917 154,021

Employment-population ratio

59.8 59.9 60.0 60.2 60.2 60.0 60.1 60.2 60.1 60.4 60.2 60.1 60.1

Unemployed

7,502 7,642 7,486 7,171 7,021 6,837 6,964 6,956 7,127 6,759 6,524 6,616 6,576

Unemployment rate

4.7 4.8 4.7 4.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.2 4.1 4.1 4.1

Not in labor force

95,006 94,364 94,248 94,179 94,407 95,038 94,743 94,684 94,759 94,480 95,395 95,416 95,512

Persons who currently want a job

5,674 5,719 5,577 5,772 5,665 5,475 5,379 5,384 5,809 5,626 5,232 5,265 5,308


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,099 122,781 122,862 122,945 123,032 123,120 123,215 123,311 123,413 123,516 123,617 123,707 123,786

Civilian labor force

85,001 85,048 85,093 85,027 85,124 84,852 85,027 84,994 85,177 85,519 85,247 85,221 85,354

Participation rate

69.1 69.3 69.3 69.2 69.2 68.9 69.0 68.9 69.0 69.2 69.0 68.9 69.0

Employed

80,897 80,973 81,070 81,121 81,406 81,272 81,325 81,288 81,342 81,902 81,667 81,666 81,821

Employment-population ratio

65.7 65.9 66.0 66.0 66.2 66.0 66.0 65.9 65.9 66.3 66.1 66.0 66.1

Unemployed

4,104 4,075 4,023 3,906 3,718 3,581 3,702 3,706 3,836 3,617 3,580 3,555 3,533

Unemployment rate

4.8 4.8 4.7 4.6 4.4 4.2 4.4 4.4 4.5 4.2 4.2 4.2 4.1

Not in labor force

38,097 37,732 37,769 37,919 37,907 38,268 38,188 38,318 38,236 37,996 38,370 38,486 38,432


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

114,603 114,297 114,375 114,455 114,538 114,627 114,721 114,817 114,918 115,020 115,120 115,212 115,292

Civilian labor force

81,996 82,051 82,054 82,007 82,054 81,915 82,022 82,128 82,297 82,561 82,366 82,375 82,548

Participation rate

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

Employed

78,396 78,448 78,515 78,548 78,839 78,794 78,753 78,863 78,887 79,393 79,248 79,324 79,431

Employment-population ratio

68.4 68.6 68.6 68.6 68.8 68.7 68.6 68.7 68.6 69.0 68.8 68.9 68.9

Unemployed

3,600 3,603 3,539 3,459 3,215 3,120 3,269 3,266 3,410 3,168 3,118 3,050 3,117

Unemployment rate

4.4 4.4 4.3 4.2 3.9 3.8 4.0 4.0 4.1 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.8

Not in labor force

32,607 32,246 32,321 32,448 32,484 32,712 32,699 32,689 32,621 32,459 32,755 32,837 32,745


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

131,643 131,301 131,384 131,469 131,556 131,647 131,742 131,840 131,943 132,047 132,149 132,242 132,323

Civilian labor force

74,735 74,670 74,904 75,209 75,057 74,877 75,188 75,473 75,420 75,563 75,124 75,312 75,243

Participation rate

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

Employed

71,336 71,103 71,441 71,943 71,754 71,620 71,925 72,223 72,129 72,422 72,179 72,251 72,200

Employment-population ratio

54.2 54.2 54.4 54.7 54.5 54.4 54.6 54.8 54.7 54.8 54.6 54.6 54.6

Unemployed

3,398 3,567 3,464 3,266 3,303 3,257 3,262 3,250 3,291 3,142 2,945 3,061 3,043

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.8 4.6 4.3 4.4 4.3 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.2 3.9 4.1 4.0

Not in labor force

56,909 56,631 56,480 56,260 56,499 56,770 56,555 56,366 56,523 56,484 57,026 56,930 57,080


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

123,383 123,052 123,131 123,212 123,296 123,386 123,480 123,577 123,679 123,781 123,882 123,975 124,057

Civilian labor force

71,898 71,720 72,050 72,233 72,144 71,979 72,187 72,499 72,406 72,497 72,187 72,302 72,293

Participation rate

58.3 58.3 58.5 58.6 58.5 58.3 58.5 58.7 58.5 58.6 58.3 58.3 58.3

Employed

68,835 68,572 68,978 69,337 69,218 69,087 69,289 69,586 69,502 69,692 69,576 69,665 69,614

Employment-population ratio

55.8 55.7 56.0 56.3 56.1 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.2 56.3 56.2 56.2 56.1

Unemployed

3,062 3,148 3,072 2,896 2,927 2,892 2,898 2,912 2,903 2,804 2,611 2,637 2,679

Unemployment rate

4.3 4.4 4.3 4.0 4.1 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.7

Not in labor force

51,485 51,331 51,081 50,979 51,152 51,407 51,294 51,078 51,273 51,284 51,696 51,673 51,764


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,756 16,734 16,740 16,747 16,754 16,754 16,756 16,757 16,759 16,761 16,763 16,762 16,760

Civilian labor force

5,842 5,947 5,894 5,995 5,983 5,836 6,006 5,840 5,895 6,024 5,818 5,857 5,757

Participation rate

34.9 35.5 35.2 35.8 35.7 34.8 35.8 34.9 35.2 35.9 34.7 34.9 34.4

Employed

5,002 5,056 5,018 5,179 5,104 5,010 5,209 5,062 5,082 5,238 5,022 4,928 4,977

Employment-population ratio

29.9 30.2 30.0 30.9 30.5 29.9 31.1 30.2 30.3 31.3 30.0 29.4 29.7

Unemployed

840 891 876 816 879 825 797 778 813 786 796 929 780

Unemployment rate

14.4 15.0 14.9 13.6 14.7 14.1 13.3 13.3 13.8 13.0 13.7 15.9 13.6

Not in labor force

10,914 10,786 10,847 10,752 10,771 10,919 10,750 10,917 10,864 10,737 10,945 10,906 11,003

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: January 05, 2018