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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
Apr. May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec. Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr.

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

261,103 261,210 261,338 261,469 261,611 261,766 261,908 262,029 262,136 263,202 263,324 263,444 263,559

Civilian labor force

160,978 160,801 161,114 161,375 161,505 161,471 161,610 162,126 162,294 163,687 163,991 164,409 164,046

Participation rate

61.7 61.6 61.6 61.7 61.7 61.7 61.7 61.9 61.9 62.2 62.3 62.4 62.2

Employed

151,259 151,550 151,612 152,704 153,167 153,806 154,234 155,324 155,975 157,174 157,722 158,458 158,105

Employment-population ratio

57.9 58.0 58.0 58.4 58.5 58.8 58.9 59.3 59.5 59.7 59.9 60.1 60.0

Unemployed

9,719 9,251 9,502 8,671 8,339 7,666 7,375 6,802 6,319 6,513 6,270 5,952 5,941

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.8 5.9 5.4 5.2 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.9 4.0 3.8 3.6 3.6

Not in labor force

100,125 100,409 100,224 100,094 100,106 100,294 100,298 99,902 99,842 99,516 99,333 99,035 99,513

Persons who currently want a job

6,628 6,583 6,422 6,529 5,701 5,918 5,935 5,819 5,713 5,704 5,355 5,737 5,859


Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,316 126,369 126,434 126,499 126,570 126,648 126,719 126,779 126,832 128,236 128,296 128,355 128,411

Civilian labor force

85,416 85,307 85,443 85,505 85,656 85,801 85,735 86,017 85,857 87,074 87,567 87,660 87,377

Participation rate

67.6 67.5 67.6 67.6 67.7 67.7 67.7 67.8 67.7 67.9 68.3 68.3 68.0

Employed

80,092 80,197 80,276 80,749 81,102 81,533 81,835 82,432 82,508 83,518 84,247 84,465 84,089

Employment-population ratio

63.4 63.5 63.5 63.8 64.1 64.4 64.6 65.0 65.1 65.1 65.7 65.8 65.5

Unemployed

5,324 5,110 5,167 4,757 4,554 4,268 3,900 3,585 3,349 3,556 3,320 3,195 3,288

Unemployment rate

6.2 6.0 6.0 5.6 5.3 5.0 4.5 4.2 3.9 4.1 3.8 3.6 3.8

Not in labor force

40,900 41,062 40,990 40,994 40,914 40,846 40,983 40,762 40,975 41,162 40,729 40,695 41,034


Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

118,003 118,059 118,125 118,192 118,261 118,337 118,406 118,466 118,520 119,612 119,669 119,726 119,780

Civilian labor force

82,384 82,297 82,499 82,544 82,672 82,851 82,703 83,007 82,902 83,967 84,446 84,426 84,295

Participation rate

69.8 69.7 69.8 69.8 69.9 70.0 69.8 70.1 69.9 70.2 70.6 70.5 70.4

Employed

77,423 77,489 77,665 78,135 78,480 78,952 79,164 79,736 79,892 80,767 81,473 81,554 81,334

Employment-population ratio

65.6 65.6 65.7 66.1 66.4 66.7 66.9 67.3 67.4 67.5 68.1 68.1 67.9

Unemployed

4,961 4,808 4,834 4,410 4,192 3,899 3,539 3,272 3,010 3,199 2,973 2,872 2,961

Unemployment rate

6.0 5.8 5.9 5.3 5.1 4.7 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.8 3.5 3.4 3.5

Not in labor force

35,619 35,762 35,626 35,648 35,590 35,486 35,703 35,459 35,618 35,645 35,224 35,300 35,486


Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

134,787 134,841 134,905 134,970 135,041 135,118 135,189 135,250 135,304 134,966 135,028 135,089 135,148

Civilian labor force

75,562 75,494 75,671 75,870 75,849 75,670 75,874 76,109 76,437 76,612 76,425 76,749 76,670

Participation rate

56.1 56.0 56.1 56.2 56.2 56.0 56.1 56.3 56.5 56.8 56.6 56.8 56.7

Employed

71,167 71,353 71,336 71,956 72,065 72,273 72,399 72,892 73,467 73,656 73,475 73,992 74,017

Employment-population ratio

52.8 52.9 52.9 53.3 53.4 53.5 53.6 53.9 54.3 54.6 54.4 54.8 54.8

Unemployed

4,395 4,141 4,335 3,914 3,784 3,398 3,475 3,217 2,970 2,957 2,950 2,757 2,653

Unemployment rate

5.8 5.5 5.7 5.2 5.0 4.5 4.6 4.2 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.6 3.5

Not in labor force

59,225 59,347 59,234 59,100 59,191 59,448 59,315 59,141 58,867 58,354 58,604 58,340 58,479


Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

126,648 126,704 126,770 126,837 126,906 126,982 127,051 127,112 127,167 126,570 126,631 126,691 126,749

Civilian labor force

72,486 72,499 72,756 72,934 72,862 72,644 72,929 73,134 73,455 73,494 73,446 73,695 73,514

Participation rate

57.2 57.2 57.4 57.5 57.4 57.2 57.4 57.5 57.8 58.1 58.0 58.2 58.0

Employed

68,436 68,633 68,747 69,306 69,390 69,555 69,790 70,257 70,795 70,857 70,775 71,244 71,170

Employment-population ratio

54.0 54.2 54.2 54.6 54.7 54.8 54.9 55.3 55.7 56.0 55.9 56.2 56.2

Unemployed

4,050 3,866 4,008 3,628 3,472 3,089 3,139 2,876 2,660 2,637 2,671 2,451 2,344

Unemployment rate

5.6 5.3 5.5 5.0 4.8 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.6 3.6 3.6 3.3 3.2

Not in labor force

54,162 54,206 54,015 53,903 54,044 54,337 54,122 53,978 53,712 53,076 53,185 52,996 53,234


Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population(1)

16,451 16,446 16,443 16,440 16,443 16,447 16,451 16,450 16,449 17,020 17,024 17,027 17,030

Civilian labor force

6,107 6,005 5,859 5,897 5,971 5,976 5,978 5,985 5,936 6,226 6,100 6,288 6,237

Participation rate

37.1 36.5 35.6 35.9 36.3 36.3 36.3 36.4 36.1 36.6 35.8 36.9 36.6

Employed

5,399 5,428 5,200 5,264 5,297 5,298 5,281 5,331 5,287 5,550 5,474 5,660 5,601

Employment-population ratio

32.8 33.0 31.6 32.0 32.2 32.2 32.1 32.4 32.1 32.6 32.2 33.2 32.9

Unemployed

708 578 660 633 675 678 697 654 649 676 626 629 636

Unemployment rate

11.6 9.6 11.3 10.7 11.3 11.3 11.7 10.9 10.9 10.9 10.3 10.0 10.2

Not in labor force

10,344 10,441 10,584 10,543 10,472 10,471 10,473 10,465 10,512 10,795 10,924 10,739 10,793

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: May 06, 2022