HOUSEHOLD DATA
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED
Table A-8b. Persons in the labor force and labor force participation rates by age and sex, seasonally adjusted
Age and sex Number of persons in
the labor force
(in thousands)
Labor force participation rates
June
2018
May
2019
June
2019
June
2018
Feb.
2019
Mar.
2019
Apr.
2019
May
2019
June
2019

Total, 16 years and over

162,129 162,646 162,981 62.9 63.2 63.0 62.8 62.8 62.9

16 to 19 years

5,871 5,738 5,900 35.0 34.7 35.1 34.0 34.4 35.4

16 to 17 years

2,097 1,983 2,056 23.9 23.3 22.7 22.7 22.8 24.3

18 to 19 years

3,772 3,737 3,840 47.2 47.9 49.1 46.2 46.7 46.8

20 years and over

156,258 156,908 157,081 64.9 65.1 65.0 64.8 64.8 64.8

20 to 24 years

15,155 15,380 15,258 71.3 71.7 71.9 72.1 73.0 72.5

25 years and over

141,082 141,429 141,815 64.2 64.5 64.3 64.1 64.0 64.1

25 to 54 years

103,666 103,663 103,819 82.1 82.5 82.5 82.2 82.1 82.2

25 to 34 years

36,716 36,917 37,032 82.4 82.9 83.0 82.6 82.3 82.5

35 to 44 years

33,616 33,857 33,929 82.9 83.4 82.8 82.8 82.8 82.9

45 to 54 years

33,334 32,889 32,858 80.8 81.4 81.7 81.3 81.1 81.2

55 years and over

37,383 37,764 38,032 40.1 40.4 40.1 39.9 39.8 40.0

Men, 16 years and over

86,028 86,377 86,479 69.0 69.2 69.1 68.9 69.0 69.0

16 to 19 years

2,925 2,816 2,977 34.5 33.2 33.9 33.2 33.3 35.3

16 to 17 years

1,016 995 1,041 22.7 22.9 22.1 22.8 22.2 24.6

18 to 19 years

1,892 1,822 1,929 47.3 46.1 47.5 44.9 45.9 45.9

20 years and over

83,103 83,561 83,501 71.6 71.8 71.7 71.5 71.6 71.5

20 to 24 years

7,816 7,943 7,864 73.4 73.3 74.1 74.1 75.4 74.7

25 years and over

75,304 75,602 75,621 71.4 71.6 71.5 71.2 71.2 71.1

25 to 54 years

55,386 55,332 55,275 88.9 89.4 89.5 89.2 88.8 88.7

25 to 34 years

19,756 19,861 19,727 89.0 89.1 89.9 89.1 88.8 88.1

35 to 44 years

18,125 18,231 18,237 91.0 91.7 90.8 90.9 90.7 90.6

45 to 54 years

17,505 17,240 17,311 86.8 87.3 87.8 87.5 87.0 87.5

55 years and over

19,919 20,270 20,346 46.1 46.4 45.9 45.8 46.1 46.2

Women, 16 years and over

76,101 76,269 76,502 57.2 57.5 57.3 57.1 57.1 57.2

16 to 19 years

2,945 2,922 2,922 35.6 36.2 36.3 34.8 35.4 35.5

16 to 17 years

1,081 988 1,015 25.2 23.7 23.3 22.6 23.5 24.0

18 to 19 years

1,880 1,915 1,911 47.2 49.7 50.6 47.4 47.4 47.7

20 years and over

73,155 73,347 73,579 58.6 58.9 58.7 58.6 58.5 58.6

20 to 24 years

7,339 7,438 7,394 69.2 70.0 69.8 70.1 70.7 70.3

25 years and over

65,778 65,828 66,194 57.6 57.9 57.7 57.5 57.3 57.6

25 to 54 years

48,281 48,331 48,543 75.4 75.9 75.7 75.5 75.5 75.9

25 to 34 years

16,960 17,056 17,305 75.8 76.6 76.2 76.2 75.9 76.9

35 to 44 years

15,491 15,626 15,692 75.1 75.3 75.0 74.9 75.2 75.4

45 to 54 years

15,830 15,649 15,547 75.1 75.7 75.8 75.4 75.5 75.2

55 years and over

17,460 17,531 17,662 34.9 35.2 35.1 34.8 34.4 34.6

NOTE: Detail for the data shown in this table will not necessarily add to totals because of the independent seasonal adjustment of the various series. Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

 

Last Modified Date: July 05, 2019