Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age

HOUSEHOLD DATA
Table A-1. Employment status of the civilian population by sex and age
[Numbers in thousands]
Employment status, sex, and age Not seasonally adjusted Seasonally adjusted(1)
Nov.
2013
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014
Nov.
2013
July
2014
Aug.
2014
Sept.
2014
Oct.
2014
Nov.
2014

TOTAL

Civilian noninstitutional population

246,567 248,657 248,844 246,567 248,023 248,229 248,446 248,657 248,844

Civilian labor force

155,046 156,616 156,297 155,284 156,023 155,959 155,862 156,278 156,397

Participation rate

62.9 63.0 62.8 63.0 62.9 62.8 62.7 62.8 62.8

Employed

144,775 147,936 147,666 144,443 146,352 146,368 146,600 147,283 147,287

Employment-population ratio

58.7 59.5 59.3 58.6 59.0 59.0 59.0 59.2 59.2

Unemployed

10,271 8,680 8,630 10,841 9,671 9,591 9,262 8,995 9,110

Unemployment rate

6.6 5.5 5.5 7.0 6.2 6.1 5.9 5.8 5.8

Not in labor force

91,521 92,041 92,547 91,283 92,001 92,269 92,584 92,378 92,447

Persons who currently want a job

5,437 6,122 6,227 5,779 6,259 6,304 6,349 6,537 6,545

Men, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,011 120,112 120,208 119,011 119,788 119,893 120,004 120,112 120,208

Civilian labor force

82,397 83,075 82,835 82,554 83,043 82,968 82,973 82,959 82,927

Participation rate

69.2 69.2 68.9 69.4 69.3 69.2 69.1 69.1 69.0

Employed

76,726 78,696 78,208 76,560 77,866 77,843 78,102 78,321 78,053

Employment-population ratio

64.5 65.5 65.1 64.3 65.0 64.9 65.1 65.2 64.9

Unemployed

5,671 4,379 4,627 5,993 5,177 5,125 4,872 4,638 4,874

Unemployment rate

6.9 5.3 5.6 7.3 6.2 6.2 5.9 5.6 5.9

Not in labor force

36,614 37,037 37,373 36,458 36,744 36,924 37,031 37,153 37,281

Men, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

110,515 111,679 111,778 110,515 111,342 111,451 111,567 111,679 111,778

Civilian labor force

79,743 80,241 80,074 79,700 80,208 80,196 80,165 80,032 80,003

Participation rate

72.2 71.9 71.6 72.1 72.0 72.0 71.9 71.7 71.6

Employed

74,686 76,399 75,922 74,373 75,654 75,664 75,910 75,956 75,650

Employment-population ratio

67.6 68.4 67.9 67.3 67.9 67.9 68.0 68.0 67.7

Unemployed

5,058 3,843 4,152 5,328 4,554 4,531 4,255 4,076 4,353

Unemployment rate

6.3 4.8 5.2 6.7 5.7 5.7 5.3 5.1 5.4

Not in labor force

30,772 31,437 31,704 30,815 31,133 31,256 31,402 31,646 31,774

Women, 16 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

127,555 128,545 128,637 127,555 128,236 128,336 128,442 128,545 128,637

Civilian labor force

72,649 73,541 73,462 72,730 72,979 72,991 72,889 73,320 73,470

Participation rate

57.0 57.2 57.1 57.0 56.9 56.9 56.7 57.0 57.1

Employed

68,049 69,240 69,459 67,882 68,486 68,525 68,499 68,962 69,234

Employment-population ratio

53.3 53.9 54.0 53.2 53.4 53.4 53.3 53.6 53.8

Unemployed

4,600 4,301 4,003 4,848 4,494 4,466 4,390 4,358 4,236

Unemployment rate

6.3 5.8 5.4 6.7 6.2 6.1 6.0 5.9 5.8

Not in labor force

54,907 55,004 55,175 54,825 55,256 55,345 55,553 55,225 55,167

Women, 20 years and over

Civilian noninstitutional population

119,341 120,370 120,465 119,341 120,052 120,156 120,265 120,370 120,465

Civilian labor force

69,912 70,701 70,743 69,871 70,177 70,222 70,072 70,392 70,629

Participation rate

58.6 58.7 58.7 58.5 58.5 58.4 58.3 58.5 58.6

Employed

65,775 66,900 67,176 65,547 66,197 66,247 66,189 66,559 66,891

Employment-population ratio

55.1 55.6 55.8 54.9 55.1 55.1 55.0 55.3 55.5

Unemployed

4,137 3,800 3,567 4,323 3,980 3,974 3,884 3,833 3,738

Unemployment rate

5.9 5.4 5.0 6.2 5.7 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.3

Not in labor force

49,429 49,670 49,722 49,470 49,875 49,934 50,192 49,978 49,836

Both sexes, 16 to 19 years

Civilian noninstitutional population

16,710 16,608 16,602 16,710 16,629 16,622 16,615 16,608 16,602

Civilian labor force

5,390 5,674 5,480 5,713 5,637 5,542 5,626 5,854 5,765

Participation rate

32.3 34.2 33.0 34.2 33.9 33.3 33.9 35.3 34.7

Employed

4,315 4,637 4,569 4,523 4,501 4,457 4,502 4,768 4,746

Employment-population ratio

25.8 27.9 27.5 27.1 27.1 26.8 27.1 28.7 28.6

Unemployed

1,076 1,037 911 1,190 1,136 1,085 1,124 1,087 1,019

Unemployment rate

20.0 18.3 16.6 20.8 20.2 19.6 20.0 18.6 17.7

Not in labor force

11,320 10,933 11,122 10,997 10,992 11,080 10,989 10,753 10,837

Footnotes
(1) The population figures are not adjusted for seasonal variation; therefore, identical numbers appear in the unadjusted and seasonally adjusted columns.

NOTE: Updated population controls are introduced annually with the release of January data.

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Last Modified Date: December 05, 2014