Employment Situation Summary Table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Summary table A. Household data, seasonally adjusted
[Numbers in thousands]
Category June
2014
Apr.
2015
May
2015
June
2015
Change from:
May
2015-
June
2015

Employment status

Civilian noninstitutional population

247,814 250,266 250,455 250,663 208

Civilian labor force

155,700 157,072 157,469 157,037 -432

Participation rate

62.8 62.8 62.9 62.6 -0.3

Employed

146,247 148,523 148,795 148,739 -56

Employment-population ratio

59.0 59.3 59.4 59.3 -0.1

Unemployed

9,453 8,549 8,674 8,299 -375

Unemployment rate

6.1 5.4 5.5 5.3 -0.2

Not in labor force

92,114 93,194 92,986 93,626 640

Unemployment rates

Total, 16 years and over

6.1 5.4 5.5 5.3 -0.2

Adult men (20 years and over)

5.7 5.0 5.0 4.8 -0.2

Adult women (20 years and over)

5.3 4.9 5.0 4.8 -0.2

Teenagers (16 to 19 years)

20.7 17.1 17.9 18.1 0.2

White

5.3 4.7 4.7 4.6 -0.1

Black or African American

10.7 9.6 10.2 9.5 -0.7

Asian

4.8 4.4 4.1 3.8 -0.3

Hispanic or Latino ethnicity

7.6 6.9 6.7 6.6 -0.1

Total, 25 years and over

4.9 4.5 4.5 4.2 -0.3

Less than a high school diploma

9.1 8.6 8.6 8.2 -0.4

High school graduates, no college

5.8 5.4 5.8 5.4 -0.4

Some college or associate degree

5.1 4.7 4.4 4.2 -0.2

Bachelor's degree and higher

3.3 2.7 2.7 2.5 -0.2

Reason for unemployment

Job losers and persons who completed temporary jobs

4,791 4,136 4,267 4,088 -179

Job leavers

848 828 829 773 -56

Reentrants

2,701 2,685 2,615 2,516 -99

New entrants

1,059 868 971 933 -38

Duration of unemployment

Less than 5 weeks

2,423 2,729 2,418 2,355 -63

5 to 14 weeks

2,418 2,307 2,532 2,364 -168

15 to 26 weeks

1,516 1,139 1,293 1,393 100

27 weeks and over

3,076 2,525 2,502 2,121 -381

Employed persons at work part time

Part time for economic reasons

7,496 6,580 6,652 6,505 -147

Slack work or business conditions

4,499 3,885 3,891 3,915 24

Could only find part-time work

2,610 2,374 2,390 2,216 -174

Part time for noneconomic reasons

19,844 20,056 19,961 20,480 519

Persons not in the labor force (not seasonally adjusted)

Marginally attached to the labor force

2,028 2,115 1,862 1,914 -

Discouraged workers

676 756 563 653 -

- 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: July 02, 2015