Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category Aug.
2013
June
2014
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Change from:
July
2014-
Aug.
2014

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

245,959 247,814 248,023 248,229 206

Civilian labor force

155,435 155,694 156,023 155,959 -64

Participation rate

63.2 62.8 62.9 62.8 -0.1

Employed

144,179 146,221 146,352 146,368 16

Employment-population ratio

58.6 59.0 59.0 59.0 0.0

Unemployed

11,256 9,474 9,671 9,591 -80

Unemployment rate

7.2 6.1 6.2 6.1 -0.1

Not in labor force

90,524 92,120 92,001 92,269 268

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

7.2 6.1 6.2 6.1 -0.1

Adult men (20 years and over)

7.0 5.7 5.7 5.7 0.0

Adult women (20 years and over)

6.2 5.3 5.7 5.7 0.0

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

22.6 21.0 20.2 19.6 -0.6

White

6.4 5.3 5.3 5.3 0.0

Black or African American

12.9 10.7 11.4 11.4 0.0

Asian (not seasonally adjusted)

5.1 5.1 4.5 4.5 -

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

9.3 7.8 7.8 7.5 -0.3

Total, 25 years and over

6.0 5.0 5.0 5.1 0.1

Less than a high school diploma

11.3 9.1 9.6 9.1 -0.5

High school graduates, no college

7.5 5.8 6.1 6.2 0.1

Some college or associate degree

6.1 5.0 5.3 5.4 0.1

Bachelor's degree and higher

3.5 3.3 3.1 3.2 0.1

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

5,887 4,862 4,859 4,836 -23

Job leavers

890 854 862 860 -2

Reentrants

3,116 2,707 2,848 2,845 -3

New entrants

1,295 1,064 1,087 1,066 -21

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,527 2,410 2,587 2,609 22

5 to 14 weeks

2,738 2,416 2,431 2,449 18

15 to 26 weeks

1,704 1,472 1,412 1,486 74

27 weeks and over

4,269 3,081 3,155 2,963 -192

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

7,898 7,544 7,511 7,277 -234

Slack work or business conditions

4,788 4,525 4,609 4,261 -348

Could only find part-time work

2,663 2,648 2,519 2,587 68

Part time for noneconomic reasons

19,305 19,880 19,662 19,526 -136

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

2,342 2,028 2,178 2,141 -

Discouraged workers

866 676 741 775 -

- Over-the-month changes are not displayed for not seasonally adjusted data.
NOTE: Persons whose ethnicity is identified as Hispanic or Latino may be of any race. Detail for the seasonally adjusted 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.

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Last Modified Date: September 05, 2014