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Labor Force Statistics from the Current Population Survey
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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
2021 2022
Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

261,908 262,029 262,136 263,202 263,324 263,444 263,559 263,679 263,835 264,012 264,184 264,356 264,535

Civilian labor force

161,610 162,126 162,294 163,687 163,991 164,409 164,046 164,376 164,023 163,960 164,746 164,689 164,667

Participation rate

61.7 61.9 61.9 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.2 62.3 62.2 62.1 62.4 62.3 62.2

Employed

154,234 155,324 155,975 157,174 157,722 158,458 158,105 158,426 158,111 158,290 158,732 158,936 158,608

Employment-population ratio

58.9 59.3 59.5 59.7 59.9 60.1 60.0 60.1 59.9 60.0 60.1 60.1 60.0

Unemployed

7,375 6,802 6,319 6,513 6,270 5,952 5,941 5,950 5,912 5,670 6,014 5,753 6,059

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.7 3.5 3.7

Not in labor force

100,298 99,902 99,842 99,516 99,333 99,035 99,513 99,302 99,812 100,051 99,438 99,667 99,868

Persons who currently want a job

5,935 5,819 5,713 5,704 5,355 5,737 5,859 5,681 5,656 5,910 5,549 5,834 5,717


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,719 126,779 126,832 128,236 128,296 128,355 128,411 128,470 128,547 128,636 128,722 128,807 128,897

Civilian labor force

85,735 86,017 85,857 87,074 87,567 87,660 87,377 87,366 87,213 86,936 87,335 87,711 87,789

Participation rate

67.7 67.8 67.7 67.9 68.3 68.3 68.0 68.0 67.8 67.6 67.8 68.1 68.1

Employed

81,835 82,432 82,508 83,518 84,247 84,465 84,089 84,218 84,061 83,891 84,045 84,587 84,571

Employment-population ratio

64.6 65.0 65.1 65.1 65.7 65.8 65.5 65.6 65.4 65.2 65.3 65.7 65.6

Unemployed

3,900 3,585 3,349 3,556 3,320 3,195 3,288 3,148 3,152 3,046 3,290 3,124 3,218

Unemployment rate

4.5 4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.8 3.6 3.6 3.5 3.8 3.6 3.7

Not in labor force

40,983 40,762 40,975 41,162 40,729 40,695 41,034 41,104 41,334 41,700 41,387 41,097 41,108


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,406 118,466 118,520 119,612 119,669 119,726 119,780 119,831 119,899 119,977 120,058 120,140 120,225

Civilian labor force

82,703 83,007 82,902 83,967 84,446 84,426 84,295 84,249 84,040 83,857 84,158 84,660 84,626

Participation rate

69.8 70.1 69.9 70.2 70.6 70.5 70.4 70.3 70.1 69.9 70.1 70.5 70.4

Employed

79,164 79,736 79,892 80,767 81,473 81,554 81,334 81,422 81,242 81,164 81,225 81,878 81,792

Employment-population ratio

66.9 67.3 67.4 67.5 68.1 68.1 67.9 67.9 67.8 67.7 67.7 68.2 68.0

Unemployed

3,539 3,272 3,010 3,199 2,973 2,872 2,961 2,827 2,797 2,692 2,934 2,783 2,834

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.3 3.2 3.5 3.3 3.3

Not in labor force

35,703 35,459 35,618 35,645 35,224 35,300 35,486 35,582 35,859 36,120 35,900 35,479 35,599


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

135,189 135,250 135,304 134,966 135,028 135,089 135,148 135,209 135,287 135,376 135,462 135,548 135,638

Civilian labor force

75,874 76,109 76,437 76,612 76,425 76,749 76,670 77,010 76,809 77,024 77,410 76,978 76,878

Participation rate

56.1 56.3 56.5 56.8 56.6 56.8 56.7 57.0 56.8 56.9 57.1 56.8 56.7

Employed

72,399 72,892 73,467 73,656 73,475 73,992 74,017 74,208 74,050 74,399 74,687 74,349 74,037

Employment-population ratio

53.6 53.9 54.3 54.6 54.4 54.8 54.8 54.9 54.7 55.0 55.1 54.9 54.6

Unemployed

3,475 3,217 2,970 2,957 2,950 2,757 2,653 2,802 2,760 2,625 2,724 2,629 2,841

Unemployment rate

4.6 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.4 3.5 3.4 3.7

Not in labor force

59,315 59,141 58,867 58,354 58,604 58,340 58,479 58,199 58,478 58,351 58,052 58,570 58,760


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

127,051 127,112 127,167 126,570 126,631 126,691 126,749 126,802 126,872 126,951 127,034 127,117 127,204

Civilian labor force

72,929 73,134 73,455 73,494 73,446 73,695 73,514 73,911 73,741 73,988 74,140 73,750 73,759

Participation rate

57.4 57.5 57.8 58.1 58.0 58.2 58.0 58.3 58.1 58.3 58.4 58.0 58.0

Employed

69,790 70,257 70,795 70,857 70,775 71,244 71,170 71,432 71,311 71,710 71,729 71,493 71,224

Employment-population ratio

54.9 55.3 55.7 56.0 55.9 56.2 56.2 56.3 56.2 56.5 56.5 56.2 56.0

Unemployed

3,139 2,876 2,660 2,637 2,671 2,451 2,344 2,479 2,430 2,278 2,411 2,258 2,534

Unemployment rate

4.3 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.2 3.4 3.3 3.1 3.3 3.1 3.4

Not in labor force

54,122 53,978 53,712 53,076 53,185 52,996 53,234 52,891 53,131 52,963 52,895 53,367 53,445


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,451 16,450 16,449 17,020 17,024 17,027 17,030 17,046 17,064 17,084 17,091 17,099 17,107

Civilian labor force

5,978 5,985 5,936 6,226 6,100 6,288 6,237 6,216 6,242 6,116 6,447 6,278 6,283

Participation rate

36.3 36.4 36.1 36.6 35.8 36.9 36.6 36.5 36.6 35.8 37.7 36.7 36.7

Employed

5,281 5,331 5,287 5,550 5,474 5,660 5,601 5,571 5,558 5,415 5,778 5,565 5,592

Employment-population ratio

32.1 32.4 32.1 32.6 32.2 33.2 32.9 32.7 32.6 31.7 33.8 32.5 32.7

Unemployed

697 654 649 676 626 629 636 645 685 700 669 713 691

Unemployment rate

11.7 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.3 10.0 10.2 10.4 11.0 11.5 10.4 11.4 11.0

Not in labor force

10,473 10,465 10,512 10,795 10,924 10,739 10,793 10,830 10,822 10,968 10,644 10,821 10,824

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: November 04, 2022